The mission of ARTSEDGE — the National Arts and Education Network — is to “advocate creative use of technology to enhance the K-12 educational experience.” This site offers free, standards-based teaching materials for use in and out of the classroom, as well as professional development resources, student materials, and guidelines for arts-based instruction and assessment.”
Blank Sheet Musichttps://www.blanksheetmusic.net
This site is perfect for teachers who are looking for blank sheet music. Any kind of blank sheet music can be printed for free (piano, bass, guitar, etc.) and customized to suit a musician’s need.
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The Choral Public Domain Libraryhttp://www.cpdl.org
The Choral Public Domain Library is a free sheet music Web site which specializes in choral music. Started in December 1998, it is one of the largest free sheet music sites, with over 7,500 scores listed in the CPDL database. Most of the scores are in the public domain, but some scores are newly composed.
DSO Kids - DALLAS SYMPHONY EDUCATION PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE!https://www.mydso.com/dso-kids
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is the sixth oldest orchestra in the United States. The site has four interactive musical games (Time Machine, Beethoven’s Baseball, Music Match, and Picture Paint) along with other music teaching aids. The first two games are knowledge based which test what you know about the history of classical music.
This site is an excellent place to find free sheet music and music lessons. 8 Notes also has a community forum, free music tools, and a music glossary.
MakingMusicFun.net | Creative Resources for Elementary Musichttps://makingmusicfun.net
Make every music lesson a treasured memory. It starts with great resources that make learning fun.
Music Education Magichttps://www.musicedmagic.com
This teacher-created site is an excellent resource for music teachers. In addition to free downloads, lesson plans, and sheet music, Music Ed Magic offers education articles, news, and a special music education search engine.
You can play the online versions of the downloadable PC games here. The online versions are not full like the paid downloadable games but it is free and gives you sufficient gameplay to test your skills and understand the basics. Skills tested include instrument recognition, musical riddles, and musical jigsaw puzzles.
Music Tech Teacherhttp://www.musictechteacher.com
This award-winning site contains myriad resources for music technology teachers as well as many samples of student projects. Creator of the site, Ms. Karen Garrett, of Central Park Elementary in Birmingham, Alabama, bills the site as an “extension” of the school’s music technology lab, where third-grade students learn to read, write, compose and publish their own music. In addition to student projects, the site also features numerous online quizzes, worksheets, games, sample music technology lesson plans, and much more. Ms. Garrett was the recipient of the 2006 TI:ME (Technology Institute for Music Educator’s) Teacher of the Year award.NAfME, among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education.
Nashville Symphony Orchestrahttps://www.nashvillesymphony.org/education/resources/lesson-plans
NSO Kids supports the mission of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra to provide a wide range of educational programming and resources that will support classroom instruction. This site provides students with information about the NSO and its musicians, as well many short biographies and musical examples of orchestral composers from the Baroque period through the 20th century.
New York Philharmonic KidZonehttp://www.nyphilkids.org
The famed New York Philharmonic devotes an entire website to kids. The very attractive website is divided into sections that address areas of musical learning. But the coolest by far is the Game Room which is chock full of games as you can see in the screenshot.
Pattern Block Rockhttp://www.philtulga.com/patternblock.html
This online musical game seems simple at first but is in fact quite challenging. You have to combine your knowledge of geometric shapes and match it to musical notes and rhythms. Pattern blocks are basically shapes which you have to place and add up to a total of eight to replay the tunes.
PBS Kids Jazzhttp://pbskids.org/games/music
Learn about music and play games with your favorite PBS KIDS characters like Elmo, Arthur, the Cat in the Hat and Daniel Tiger!
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famehttps://www.rockhall.com/learn
The mission of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Summer Teacher Institute is to help educators use popular music to teach across the K-12 curriculum. This site contains about 80 lessons developed by participants in the program. In addition, you can find bios for all Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees.
SFS Kids Fun with Music (San Francisco Symphony concerts for Kids and Families)http://www.sfskids.org
The San Francisco Orchestra Kids site provides students with the opportunity to experiment with music composition. The basic elements of music (tempo, rhythm, pitch, harmony, and timbre) are introduced in a fun and interactive environment.
Theta Music Trainerhttps://trainer.thetamusic.com
You can take Theta Music Trainer as a serious musical training tool because they just might help to train the ear to listen to elements like pitch, rhythm, intervals, chords, and melody. Each game is designed to teach a specific skill. Music is playing by the ear, so this website is highly recommended for beginners. You can also track your progress. The site also hosts a few competitions. We have covered Theta Music Trainer before.
About Music Education – This About.com site is entirely devoted to music education. Covered topics include instruments, music theory, and music history. The site also offers free lesson plans, games, sheet music, and other resources for music teachers and students.
Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME)https://ti-me.org
Founded in 1995, the Technology Institute for Music Educators is a national organization dedicated to helping music teachers incorporate technology into their teaching. Since it’s inception, TI:ME has developed many educational programs and resources covering notation, sequencing, instructional software, digital media, and the Internet. While you need to be a member to receive full access to the Web site, there are numerous articles and a sampling of materials from the “Members Only” section of the site, as well as information about conferences, workshops, and membership. Standard Institutional Membership is Free.
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