Secondary (9-12)

Art Beyond Sight

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An art education website for people with visual impairments that combines online learning experiences with an extensive collection of teaching materials, networking and community building tools, and an advocacy and grassroots forum.

DCMP (Described and Captioned Media Program)

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4,000 free-loan described and captioned media titles to provide equal access to communication and learning for students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. 

Readability

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This simple tool gets rid of distractions on a webpage so that students can focus on the text.  Available as a chrome, android, iPad, or iPhone app. 

Lighthouse International Accessibility

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Lighthouse International is a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting vision loss.  This website was designed to provide information about accessible design, accessible print design, accessibility guidelines for the web designer, effective color contrast, and making text legible. For all grade levels.

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Kids

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The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Kids website is an excellent resource for games, activities, listening opportunities, lesson plans, and other teacher resources. The "Listen" option of the website allows users to listen to a variety of instruments and composers and gives a snippet of information about each one. Each of the games on the website either asks the player to apply their music knowledge, which can be aquired through the website, or teaches them new knowledge as they play the game.  For all grade levels.

Experience Music Project

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Seattle's EMP, formerly known as the Experience Music Project, is a museum in Seattle dedicated to contemporary popular culture. It houses exhibits, sound sculptures, activity stations, and other educational resources. The online EMP website provides many resources for educators including lesson plans, curriculum connections, and oral history resources.  For all grade levels.

Making Music Fun

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Making Music Fun is a great resource for both teachers and students to explore music and music history. There are printable sheet music, composer worksheets, award certificates, music theory worksheets, and more. There is also a library with free music lesson plans and other resources, such as background information about composers and the orchestra.  For all grade levels.

New York Philharmonic Kid Zone

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New York Philharmonic Kid Zone is a free online website that allows for kids to learn about instruments and composers, compose music, and play other music-related games. Users can play with different instruments, such as the sheng, bow, trumpet, and bassoon, or create their own instrument. The NYP Kid Zone is a good place for students to explore the history of music and to create their own. For all grade levels.

Coach Tracy Nelson's Activities Page

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Tracy Nelson's Activities Page provides dozens of Physical Education activities for teachers to complete with their students. For all grade levels.

KidsHealth in the Classroom

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KidsHealth in the Classroom provides a variety of lesson plans, activities, and quizzes related to health education and that are aligned with national health education standards. For all grade levels.

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