Arts & Humanities
1. National Gallery of Art Education webpage - Classroom resources, kits on loan and a
virtual site for many of their art works. One of the best sites to search for well know paintings.
- San Francisco Museum of Modern Art ArtThink Site
- ArtThink is the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's curriculum site, which provides
theme-based activities in visual arts, language arts, history and social studies. Student and teacher resources.
3. Techniques to use art
as a means of increasing perspective taking, questioning, observing, comparing and contrasting along with other techniques.
Teacher lesson plan included that could be applied to any subject area. http://www.pz.harvard.edu/tc/routines.cfm
4. Resources in arts and humanities with search engine for topics
you enter. Includes links to performance arts, theatre, dance and music. http://db.education-world.com/perl/browse?cat_id=986
Will correlate their resources to Georgia State Standards
and tell you what you may show on-line from their collection. Click “Educators” section and
look for “Art and Design”. http://smithsonianeducation.org/index.html
- Art Institute
of Chicago Art access – Glossary, lesson plans, family activities, books, media and maps. Lesson
plans tie into content subjects. http://www.artic.edu/artaccess/AA_Amerindian/pages/Amerind_lessons.shtml
Hall Listening Adventures - Learn about sound, music notation, text, and instruments in a fun, interactive
exploration of musical repertoire. Although designed primarily for those aged 6–12, these engaging games allow both
kids and adults to experience great music while learning music concepts in a stimulating environment. http://www.carnegiehall.org/article/explore_and_learn/art_online_resources_listening_adventures.html
- Explore the combined collections of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and
the Walker Art Center through hundreds of new features in ArtsConnectEd. Search over 100,000 resources in the Art Finder,
including works of art, texts, audio, video, and interactive resources. Save and customize items in the redesigned Art Collector.
Comment, tag and rate everything! http://www.artsconnected.org/
Whole School Initiative - The Whole Schools Initiative, Mississippi’s first comprehensive statewide arts education
program, uses the arts as a vehicle for promoting high-quality instruction and learning for students in all disciplines
Center for Arts Education – Resources and K-12 Arts Standards http://www.mcae.k12.mn.us/
Museum of Fine Arts Houston – Teaching with Art webpage: lesson plans and art collection.
Orleans Museum of Art – Educator’s page has collections of pictures by topic along with an educator’s guide.
Kennedy Center ArtsEDGE - “Teach” bar across the top has lessons for
all grade levels and an easy spot under standards to find standards for all fine arts areas. http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/teach/
14. Federal Resources for Educational Excellence – Free resources for artists, music,
visual arts. Includes audio clips with music. Good for supporting integration with subject
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