Crystalyn
Snow Boyer


Crystalyn Snow Boyer is an elementary music teacher and freelance musician in the Chicago suburbs. She holds a bachelor's degree in music education and performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and a master's degree in music performance from DePaul University. Boyer is passionate about bringing social justice issues into the music classroom and using the arts to help students make the world a better place.

Articles by Crystalyn

Teaching Social Justice in Elementary Music Class

With 40 minutes—or fewer—to spend with students each week, this elementary music teacher struggled to teach meaningful content. Then she began asking herself, "Who do I want my students to be when they leave my classroom?"
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