American Orff-Schulwerk Association The American Orff-Schulwerk Association is a professional organization of music and movement educators dedicated to the creative teaching approach developed by Carl Orff and Gunild Keetman. We are joined by our belief that learning about music — learning to sing and play, to hear and understand, to move and create — should be an active and joyful experience.
Arts Education Partnership Founded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the U.S. Department of Education and managed by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies and the Council of Chief State School Officers. This site represents a coalition of education, arts, business, philanthropic and government groups dedicated to promoting the essential role of arts education in student's success. Resources include advocacy pamphlets, videos, speeches and research reports.
Children's Music Workshop This site features resources for music teachers, lessons, ideas, recorder book fun and a guide to music education, music links and "finding a teacher."
Cultural Arts Resources for Teachers and Students This site documents the history of New York City and other urban centers and incorporates it into the educational environment. It deals mostly with incorporating folk arts into the curriculum.
Education Week Education Week provides articles about general education topics from K-12. This site also contains information about new books on education and offers links to other Internet education resources.
Education World This page contains lessons, sheet music and lyric databases as well as links to sites for lesson plans and activities.
Kidzone of the New York Philharmonic This is a fun site that introduces kids to orchestral music. It includes players’ bios, music samples, history of the New York Philharmonic, information on different instruments and an "invent your own instrument" section.
Music Education Madness This is an electronic magazine that contains articles on private lessons, elementary education, software reviews, etc. It also has a directory of music businesses.
Music Teacher's Resource Site This British site features many resources, tips and ideas on music education.
National Federation of State High School Associations Offers information on music programs and awards and the NFIMA (National Federation Interscholastic Music Association) Journal.
The Nation's Report Card Provides information on the current assessment of students’ progress in various subjects, including the arts.