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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
www.creatingmusic.com

Classics for Kids
Web broadcast radio shows on classical music for kids, interactive games, resources
www.classicsforkids.com

PBS Kids
Home of your favorite PBS kids characters with learning and fun games to explore
www.pbskids.org

ExperienceLA
Listings of loads of events for kids at L.A.'s Official Cultural Calendar and Trip Planner
www,experiencela.com

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
www.laco.org/blog/?c=16

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
www.dsokids.com

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

Cyberkids
This site includes mystery stories, interviews, contests, and a club, for ages 7 – ll
www.cyberkids.com

Funschool
An educational gaming site, hundreds of interactive games divided by subject and grade level
www.funschool.com

American Girl
Fun for girls, web games, activities for pre-teen girls
www.AmericanGirl.com

National Gallery of Art
Games and activities in the fine arts
www.nga.gov/kids

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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
www.artsed411.org

County Superintendents Arts Initiative
Information and resources on dance, music, theatre, visual arts, and interest groups for teachers in the arts
http://www.ccsesaarts.org/content/home.asp

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
www.aep-arts.org

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

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

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
www.childrensmusicworkshop.com

Music4Kids
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
www.music4kids.com

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

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

PBS Parents
Useful advice on reading & language, health & safety, work & family
www.pbs.org/parents/

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

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
http://www.operaamerica.org/

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
www.mindinstitute.net

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

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
www.capta.org

The Dana Foundation
Resources, advocacy resources, excellent review of print resources in arts education
http://www.dana.org/artseducation.aspx

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.
www.wolf-trap.org/institute

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.
artsedge.kennedy-center.org

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.”
www.rand.org/publications

Technology Institute for Music Educators
Information and links for music education and technology
www.ti-me.org

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