De site www.artistshousemusic.org biedt informatie voor muzikanten die hun weg willen vinden in het werkveld van de muziek. De site bevat ondermeer zeer interessante bronnen (software, video’s, artikelen) op het gebied van muziekeducatie. Een greep uit het aanbod dat je vindt wanneer je via het tabblad ‘articles’ doorklikt naar de ‘top 25 websites for music education’:
K-12 Resources for Music Educators
This carefully researched and commercial-free site, created and maintained by public school teacher Cynthia Mazurkiewicz Shirk of Mankato, Minnesota, has been recognized as an outstanding site by many universities, school districts and music organizations throughout the world. In existence for over ten years, this site is a continually growing and updated collection of links, categorized by teaching focus: band teachers; vocal/choral teachers; orchestra teachers; classroom teachers; music research; general resources; and much more. If you are looking for something specific, check this collection of links first. You are bound to find useful materials here.
Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME)
Founded in 1995, the Technology Institute for Music Educators is a national organization dedicated to helping music teachers incorporate technology into their teaching. Since it’s inception, TI:ME has developed many educational programs and resources covering notation, sequencing, instructional software, digital media, and the Internet. While you need to be a member to receive full access to the Web site, there are numerous articles and a sampling of materials from the “Members Only” section of the site, as well as information about conferences, workshops, and membership. TI:ME membership is $40 annually.
Music Tech Teacher
This award-winning site contains myriad resources for music technology teachers as well as many samples of student projects. Creator of the site, Ms. Karen Garrett, of Central Park Elementary in Birmingham, Alabama, bills the site as an “extension” of the school’s music technology lab, where third-grade students learn to read, write, compose and publish their own music. In addition to student projects, the site also features numerous online quizzes, worksheets, games, sample music technology lesson plans, and much more. Ms. Garrett was the recipient of the 2006 TI:ME (Technology Institute for Music Educator’s) Teacher of the Year award.
Let op: via de verwijzingen in het linkermenu heb je toegang tot interessante software voor o.a. gehoortraining en tot video’s.