Independent Learning and Homework Help - Music

K - 12 Resources

The following Music resources apply to multiple grade level audiences.

Free Ear Trainer
Educators can teach their students to play music by ear with this free music trainer. The trainer includes a picture-based guide and three video tutorials.
 
Integrating music with Language Arts
Music and Language Arts/Phonics/Reading lesson plans.
 
JamStudio
This online music factory provides education grants for teachers so that students can use the site's music mixing and songwriting tools for free.
 
K-12 music
Provides free learning resources for music students and teachers at every level.
 
KIDiddles
KIDiddles provides free printable sheet music and lyrics for thousands of nurseries and children's songs. The site can also be used to professionally produce original song sheets for the classroom.
 
Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music
Sheet music collection from the Milton S. Eisenhower Library of The Johns Hopkins University includes more than 29,000 pieces of sheet music that can be used in the music classroom.
 
McGill English Dictionary of Rhyme
A dictionary and the free software that comes with it would be an asset to any music curriculum.
 
Midomi
Listeners can search for music using their voice. Simply sing a few bars (at least ten seconds is best) and you will find the song you're looking for.
 
Music and Math
Another Math lesson on patterns integrating Music.
 
Music Ed Magic
Music Ed Magic offers an amazing collection of music resources for educators, including lesson plans, sheet music, education articles, and free software.
 
Music Education Online
This free website from Children's Music Workshop provides free music lessons, sheet music, news, event listings, and other helpful music education resources.
 
Music Homework Help
Music Homework Help (Tameside Central Library)
 
Music Tech Teacher
A site to support and connect music teachers was created by a music Teacher of the Year-who posts free music and technology-related lessons, quizzes, word searches, and other games.
 
Musicards
This site offers free web-based flashcards that can be used to teach students note names, key signatures, and music theory.
 
MusTech.net
Created by Dr. Prof. Joseph Pisano, this site is dedicated to spreading the word about technology in music education.
 
National Association for Music Education
The "mother" and umbrella organization for all other groups in music education.
 
Pitch Perfect Guitar Tuner
This free guitar tuning software for musicians makes it easy to quickly tune any guitar. Pitch Perfect works with Windows and Pocket PCs.
 
SongFacts
A place to find lyrics, song meanings, trivia, and other resources to engage students in music curriculum.
 
Songza
Songza is a music search engine that doubles as a free Internet jukebox. Users can look up any song or band and then stream or share the music they find.
 
Teacher Vision
Lesson plans, printables, Music National Content, multicultural Music lessons & printables.
 
The Teachers' Corner
The Teacher's Corner provides music lessons around colors, literature, and more.
 
The Teaching Channel
Teaching Channel is a video showcase—on the Internet and TV—of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America's schools.
 
The ultimate FREE resource for teachers
HotChalk’s Lesson Plans Page (LPP) was created with one goal in mind — making life easier for teachers.
 
Voices Across Time
Voices Across Time was created to help teachers harness the power of song as primary source to supplement any secondary American Social Studies, Language Arts, and Music curriculum.

See the DoDEA Americas Area Homework Help page for resources targeted for high school students.
Grade Specific Resources

The following resources target specific grade level audiences.

Elementary

BBC Musical Mysteries
Musical Mysteries is a lively interactive site allowing pupils to have fun, while exploring basic musical concepts in sound, rhythm and mood. The site provides opportunities too for pupils to investigate a range of orchestral instruments. The primary aims of the site are to develop pupils' sensitivity to sound and to stimulate an interest in music.
 
BrainPoP Jr.
Online educational resources for K - 3.
 
Classics for Kids
Have fun online with classical music games Compose your own music and share it with your friends; repeat the rockin' rhythms; and listen to the music online.
 
Classics for Kids
Play games to learn more about music and rhythm!
 
SFS Kids
Welcome to San Francisco Symphony Kids - Fun and games with music!

Middle School

SFS Kids
Welcome to San Francisco Symphony Kids - Fun and games with music!