Department of Defense Education Activity

Brewster MS: Independent Learning and Homework Help - Art and Music

Middle School Resources

The following resources target middle school level audiences.

Visual Arts

Smithsonian Education
Smithsonian Museum for Students: Arts; Science and Nature; History and Culture; People and Places



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

K - 12 Resources

The following resources apply to multiple grade level audiences.

Visual Arts

Art History Resources on the Web
Art History Resources from the Art Historian Dr. Christopher L.C.E. Witcombe
Humanities on the Web from the National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with the National Trust for the Humanities, and the Verizon Foundation.
Everything Art in Smithsonian Education
Loads of art-related websites created by staff at the Smithsonian museums.



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.
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 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.
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 Ed Magic
Music Ed Magic offers an amazing collection of music resources for educators, including lesson plans, sheet music, education articles, and free software.
This site offers free web-based flashcards that can be used to teach students note names, key signatures, and music theory.
Created by Dr. Prof. Joseph Pisano, this site is dedicated to spreading the word about technology 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.
A place to find lyrics, song meanings, trivia, and other resources to engage students in music curriculum.
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.
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.