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Morton Subotnick’s Creating Music
An on-line creative music environment for children on all ages, a place for kids to compose music, play with musical instruments, music games and music puzzles

Classics for Kids
Web broadcast radio shows on classical music for kids, interactive games, resources

PBS Kids
Home of your favorite PBS kids characters with learning and fun games to explore

Listings of loads of events for kids at L.A.'s Official Cultural Calendar and Trip Planner

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
LACO Kids! Online, a series of “Let’s Discover Music” activities with music, interviews with musicians and composers, resources and more

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
The Dallas Symphony’s magical doorway to a world of musical fun and learning for students, parents, and teachers, searchable database of musical lesson plans

San Francisco Symphony
Excellent interactive site for kids, music fundamentals taught within entertaining learning experiences

This site includes mystery stories, interviews, contests, and a club, for ages 7 – ll

An educational gaming site, hundreds of interactive games divided by subject and grade level

American Girl
Fun for girls, web games, activities for pre-teen girls

National Gallery of Art
Games and activities in the fine arts

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Web Links for Grown Ups
Arts Ed Mail
An email news bulletin dedicated to informing and connecting all segments of the arts education community in California

County Superintendents Arts Initiative
Information and resources on dance, music, theatre, visual arts, and interest groups for teachers in the arts

Arts Ed Partnership
A national coalition of arts, education, business, philanthropic, and government organizations that demonstrate and promote the essential role of the arts in the learning and development of children

MENC (National Association for Music Education)
Includes links to all things related to music education, including networking communities, standards and benchmarks, industry information

California Music Educators Association
Promotes access to a sequential music education for all Pre-K – grade 12 students, publications for advocacy

Children’s Music Workshop
The most referenced web site for music education on the web, resources including advocacy, reading suggestions, grant information, instrument advice, free music downloads and more

On line catalogue of quality musical instruments for children, musical toys, cds. Videos, printed music, teacher resources and musical gifts, music development and music and the brain articles

Lesson Plans Page
2,500 free lesson plans for Pre K – grade 12, divided by subject

GoCityKids Los Angeles
The City Guide for Parents, events calendar, activity finder, list of children’s concerts and activities

PBS Parents
Useful advice on reading & language, health & safety, work & family

Nursery Songs
Classic nursery songs and children’s music composed by J.W. Elliott

Opera America
Music!Words!Opera! 3 level set of curriculum materials on opera for K-12 students based on work of master teachers and opera professionals

M.I.N.D Institute
A community based non profit research institute dedicated to brain research, articles on the “Mozart effect” and Math & Music,, combining non-language based computer games with specialized piano training

The Children’s Music Web
Music.org, non profit resource for kids, parents

California PTA
Click on the “Smarts” icon, the California PTA wants to bring the arts back into our schools and back into the lives of our children, wonderful advocacy resources, music, art and movement lessons and projects on line, parent activities, grants and funding sources, arts and education research, museums on-line

The Dana Foundation
Resources, advocacy resources, excellent review of print resources in arts education

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Provides arts-in-education services for children ages 3 – 5, their teachers and families, regional programs of the Institute are located throughout the U.S.

Arts Edge
Established with the Kennedy Center and the National Endowment for the Arts, resources, excellent lesson plans in the arts, web links, articles and reports, and advocacy essentials.

The Rand Corporation
Books and publications in arts research available online, including “Gifts of the Muse: Reframing the Debate about the Benefits of the Arts”, “Arts Education Partnerships: Lessons Learned from One School District’s Experience” and “Improving Arts Education Partnerships.”

Technology Institute for Music Educators
Information and links for music education and technology

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