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This crosswalk documents the alignment between selected learning goals from the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts (ELA), and Mathematics.
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All of the best K-5 online, interactive, educational games and simulations in one place! These activities work great with your SMARTboard or interactive whiteboard for whole group or small group instruction or use in the computer lab or at home for individual learning.
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Smarthistory.org is a free, not-for-profit, multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook.
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Art21 serves educators and their students by providing free materials and programs devoted to the exploration of contemporary art and artists, including the widely distributed Educators’ Guides. Art21 also presents a wide range of writing on contemporary art.
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Addressing the Common Core Standards in the art classroom.
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Cross-curriculum art lesson plans and activities.
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The Prints and Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC) contains catalog records and digital images representing a rich cross-section of still pictures held by the Prints & Photographs Division and, in some cases, other units of the Library of Congress. The Library of Congress offers broad public access to these materials as a contribution to education and scholarship.
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This section highlights the best of public media’s interactive resources and educational projects for use with middle school and high school students, multimedia productions created by youth, and professional development videos for educators.
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iEARN enables students and teachers to design and participate in global projects as part of their regular classroom and after-school programs. All projects align to education standards and use a safe and structured online Collaboration Centre.
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Provides access to digital images for over 3,000 pieces from the collection, published in the United States between 1850 and 1920.
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The American Variety Stage is a multimedia anthology selected from various Library of Congress holdings. This collection illustrates the vibrant and diverse forms of popular entertainment, especially vaudeville, that thrived from 1870-1920. Included are 334 English- and Yiddish-language playscripts, 146 theater playbills and programs, 61 motion pictures, 10 sound recordings and 143 photographs and 29 memorabilia items documenting the life and career of Harry Houdini.
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The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives.
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The National Gallery of Art’s Children’s Video Tour – Time Travel is an exceptional online resource that takes students on a tour into famous paintings by Vincent Van Gogh, Rembrandt Van Rijn, Leonardo Da Vinci, Claude Monet and more. Each featured painting has a video that brings the painting to life by providing commentary about the artist, the model(s), and interesting details about each work of art. If you can’t take your students to the museum, this is a wonderful way to bring the museum to your students.
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Art Through Time: A Global View examines themes connecting works of art created around the world in different eras. The thirteen-part series explores diverse cultural perspectives on shared human experiences.
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This educational, curriculum-support teaching/learning tool is also designed to support state and national standards. Each story on the site links to online primary-source materials which are positioned in context to enhance reading comprehension, understanding and enjoyment.
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The Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music consists of over 29,000 pieces of American popular music. The collection spans the years 1780 to 1980, but its strength is its thorough documentation of nineteenth-century America through popular music.
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Includes canonical author, title of canonical work, song title, performer, album , year, and label.
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A free educational video website for students and teachers.
Search and browse descriptions of more than 235 music, theater and dance resources by subject, title, or name through the Library of Congress.
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National Art Education Association: Lessons, articles, and resources.
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Creative ways to incorporate the Common Core Standards in the art classroom.
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A virtual library of some 2,700 pieces of sheet music published in California between 1852 and 1900, together with related materials such as a San Francisco publisher’s catalog of 1872, programs, songsheets, advertisements, and photographs. Images of every printed page of sheet music from eleven locations have been scanned at 400 dpi, in color where indicated.
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These interactive fine arts, music, theatre, drama, photography, movie making, and dance websites spark kids’ imaginations, creativity and appreciation of visual and performing arts. From drawing and painting projects to multimedia, photography, film, drama and music, kids are sure to find something here that appeals to them. Teachers, take note of the section on Art Appreciation.
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Student interactives and modules for the arts, foreign language, literature and language, math, science, and social studies.
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Activities and events to supplement student learning.
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Artwork of stamps.
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The American Folklife Center provides online access to selected portions of the Library of Congress collections. The organization creates its own online presentations on various topics and the American Memory project provides additional online access to selected collections. Online content may include audio samples of music and stories, digital images of rare letters and photographs, and video clips.
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This site presents a strategy for incorporating historical artifacts and documents into the teaching of U.S. history. Designed as a companion to the Advanced Placement Program U.S. History course, it is also effective in any instructional setting that emphasizes analytical thinking and writing.
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Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music contains more than 62,500 pieces of historical sheet music registered for copyright: more than 15,000 registered during the years 1820-1860 and more than 47,000 registered during the years 1870-1885. Included are popular songs, operatic arias, piano music, sacred and secular choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and instructional materials, and music for band and orchestra.
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Band Music from the Civil War Era makes available examples of a brilliant style of brass band music that flourished in the 1850s in the United States and remained popular through the nineteenth century.
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The mission of the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies is to increase the Smithsonian Institution’s impact as a national educational organization. Lessons are searchable by Common Core Standards.
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Search My Old Radio for over 1,700 radio shows and 51,300 episodes, including important news announcements.
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The Art Project is a collaboration between Google and 151 acclaimed art partners from across 40 countries. Using a combination of various Google technologies and expert information provided by our museum partners, Google has created a unique online art experience. Users can explore a wide range of artworks at brushstroke level detail, take a virtual tour of a museum and even build their own collections to share.
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Archive.org allows you to search for old multimedia files including 1,179,053 movies, 113,977 concerts, 1,564,191 audio recordings, and 4,380,086 texts.
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EDSITEment offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies. All websites linked to EDSITEment have been reviewed for content, design, and educational impact in the classroom. They cover a wide range of humanities subjects, from American history to literature, world history and culture, language, art, and archaeology, and have been judged by humanities specialists to be of high intellectual quality. EDSITEment is not intended to represent a complete curriculum in the humanities, nor does it prescribe any specific course of study.
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Kids.gov is organized into three audiences: Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, and Educators. Each audience tab is divided into educational subjects like Arts, Math, and History. Within each subject, the websites are grouped as either government sites (Federal, state, military) or other resources (commercial, non-profit, educational). The sites listed under the other resources category are maintained by other public and private organizations. When users click on these links, they are leaving Kids.gov and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside websites.
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The Smithsonian asks and answers questions about science, art, history and culture, exciting the learning in everyone, every day. Visit Seriously Amazing to learn something new!
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COMMON CORE FOR ART PINTEREST

Art Babble: Sometimes called the ”YouTube of the Arts, the site offers high definition video of art that ranges from classical to contemporary. It has partnered with many major museums and arts institutions.

ArtThink: Created by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, this site offers theme-based activities in visual arts, language arts, history and social studies. The site lets students investigate artists’ work, lives, and their historical context.

Google Art Project: A new tool that gives you access to more than 1,000 works of art appearing in 17 great museums across the world. Using Google’s Street View technology, you can now tour collections at 184 museums world wide, including the MoMA and Met in New York City, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, the Van Gogh Museum, and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

SmartHistory: Now folded into the Khan Academy, Smarthistory provides an extensive collection of audio and video introductions to works of art found in standard art history survey texts. You can find a complete collection of their videos on YouTube.

Virtual Tour of the Sistine Chapel: Thanks to Villanova University, you can take an amazing virtual, panoramic tour of the Sistine Chapel. Using buttons in the lower left screen, you can move around the room and zoom in on the paintings, including those on the ceiling.

APPS

Louvre Museum: From the most important museum in Paris, this app provides a virtual tour of the Louvre’s galleries and lets users check out the works of everyone from DaVinci to Michelangelo. The app gets you up close and personal with paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, and even the French Crown Jewels.

Museum of Modern Art: The MoMA lets you take a close look at art by Abstract Expressionists, including Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, David Smith, Willem de Kooning and many others.

StreetMuseum: This free iPhone app from the Museum of London overlays 400 years of historic images on today’s city streets.

Yours, Vincent The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh: Provided by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, this application uses the artist’s own letters to explore the life and times of the great painter. Includes videos and images of Van Gogh paintings.

 

  • MoMA Educator GuideMoMA Educator Guide
    Materials to connect educators with MoMA’s resources and collection, including pre and post visit guides to the various exhibitions at MoMA.
  • Brooklyn Museum LessonsBrooklyn Museum Lessons
    The Museum’s programs and resources for educators introduce teachers to the Museum’s permanent and special exhibitions, offer techniques for integrating the study of art into the classroom, and help teachers from all subject areas find connections with the collections.
  • Learning@WhitneyLearning@Whitney
    Learning@Whitney offers a variety of ways to look at and learn about twentieth and twenty-first century art and artists in the Whitney’s collection.
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art E-Newsletter for EducatorsThe Metropolitan Museum of Art E-Newsletter for Educators
    The Museum offers a variety of programs and resources designed for elementary-, middle-, and high-school educators that explore objects in the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions, interdisciplinary curriculum integration, and methods for teaching with objects.
  • Getty Museum Lesson PlansGetty Museum Lesson Plans
    Explore art making and art history through the Getty’s collection. All lessons meet California state visual arts content standards. Includes lessons and curricula for K–12 and adult ESL teachers.

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