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Listed below are search terms for you to use when searching for resources about teaching music.
- "Kodály method"
- "Orff Schulwerk"
- "Suzuki method"
- "Dalcroze method"
- "music curriculum"
- "music education pedagogy"
Music Education Websites
American String Teachers Association
"The American String Teachers Association, founded more than 60 years ago, is a membership organization for string and orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers."--astaweb.com
Art Song Central
Free sheet music for singers and voice teachers
Child's Bill of Rights in Music
"The National Association for Music Educations (formerly Music Educators National Conference) believes that every American child should have the following rights to instruction in music and urges that these rights be recognized and guaranteed by educational funding authorities, school administrators, and the public"--nafme.org
Copyright Guidelines for SchoolTube
"Learn how to safely and legally share your musical performance on SchoolTube, an educational media sharing site."--nafme.org
Copyright Law: What Music Teachers Need to Know
"An overview of fair use and guidelines for reproducing, recording, arranging, distributing, and performing copyrighted works."--nafme.org
NAfME - The National Association for Music Education
National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.
MTNA Professional Certification
"The MTNA Professional Certification program exists for teachers who teach music to students of any age level in private or group settings. The program is based upon a set of five standards defining what a competent music teacher should know and be able to do."--mtna.org
PD Info-Public Domain and Royalty Free Music
Provides information regarding songs and sheet music in the public domain.
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association
"PMEA is a statewide nonprofit organization of over 5,000 members, dedicated to promoting the musical development of all Pennsylvanians."--PMEA website
The Children's Music Web
Promotes music for children with unbiased, free information. Focuses on music resources, not artists or companies. Includes links to more educational information, national and international radio programs and Webcasts, broadcasting resources, organizations, and music online- Librarian's Index to the Internet
United States Copyright Law: A Guide for Music Educators
"A brief history of the 1976 revision of copyright law, rights (and limitations of these rights) of copyright owners, copyright duration, penalties for infringement, plus resources for duplicating out-of-print works; arranging, performing and recording rights; and fair use guidelines. Revised 2003."--nafme.org