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Art Sites (The following sites are art organizations or sites containing art images, portraits, and paintings which teachers can use to support on-going classroom projects or themes).
www.naturalchild.com/gallery
(The Natural Child Project, Victoria, BC, Canada)
www.artswire.org/~kenroar
(The Incredible Art Department has lesson plans, as well as information and links for art educators)
http://glef.org
(The George Lucas Education Foundation)
www.giverny.org/gardens
(A visit to Claude Monet's house and garden)
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org
(The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts site includes curriculum and activity ideas)
http://home.fuse.net/astroboy/Sandra.html
(Art teacher who uses D.B.A.E. in her classrooms)
www.artsednet.getty.edu/
(The Getty Center for Education in the Arts including knowledge about Discipline-based Arts Education and lesson plans)
www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/LeoHomePage.html
(Exploring Leonardo da Vinci in the inventor, his workshop, his paintings, and his "mirror" writing)
www.artchive.com/juxt/juxt.html
(The Artchive Juxtapositions Gallery tours)
www.artdaily.com
(ArtDaily, an art newspaper on the Net)
www.primenet.com/~bec/calligraphy.html
(Japanese calligraphy)
www.jwindow.net/KIDS/
(Japan Window Project by Stanford University and HTT)
http://artinaclick.com/
(Art in a Click commercial art prints)
www.masterprints.com
(Master Prints commercial art gallery)
www.naea-reston.org/
(National Art Education Association)
www.northlight.com/brent/
(Personal gallery of Landscape painter Brent Melander)
www.nyfa.org
(New York Foundation for the Arts)

Children and Family Sites (The following sites support family fun through the arts and are filled with children's art activities and games).
www.kidzart.org/
(Kidzart displays childrens' art and encourages the ART in Education. Kidzart is for Art Teachers, Classroom Teachers, Families interested in childrens' artistic and creative development.)
www.sanford-artedventures.com
(Contains art games for children, art products, and lesson plans for teachers and resources for the creative individual from beginner to advanced from the Sanford art supply company.)
www.crayola.com
(A rich educator resource filled with children's activities and teacher lesson plans, art techniques, creative writing projects, science experiments, and family involvement information.)
www.afroam.org/children/children.html
(African American cultural site containing a "Kid Zone" of games, myths and fables, brain teasers, and discover Africa sections)
www.kids-space.org
(An international "Kid's Space" of kids, by kids, and for kids. It contains an art gallery, story book section songs, and more.)
www.veeceet.com
(A KidzPage containing poetry ? homegrown verse, story poems, poems from schools all over the world, and the KidzSing Garden of Song.)
www.rice.edu/cmh
(The Children's Museum of Houston, TX)
www.familyfun.com
(Contains thousands of activity and craft ideas for families and children.)
www.childrensmuseum.org/
(The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, IN
www.nga.gov/kids
(The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC)

Education Sites (The following sites are places where educators can find information and research about young children, disabilities, and the expressive arts).
http://members.aol.com/nonverbal2/diction1.ht
(The Nonverbal Dictionary of Gestures, Signs, and Body Language Cues)
www.pz.harvard.edu/Research/MoMA.htm
(The Museum of Modern Art's [MoMA] Visual Thinking Curriculum Project)
http://aep-arts.org
(Arts Education Partnership ? formerly the Goals 2000 ? demonstrates and promotes the role of arts in education in enabling students to succeed in school, life, and work)
www.nwrel.org/sky/Library/Materials_Search/Lesson_Plans/
Arts.html
(Interesting and useful educational Web sites for those involved in education)
www.vue.org
(Visual Understanding in education conducts, educational research, on the cognitive development that results from interaction with art and develops programs for schools and museums, principally the Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS)
www.edupuppy.com
(Everything for Education Preschool-Grade 2, is a prescreened database providing a comprehensive cornerstone for Early Childhood Educators using the Internet. EduPuppy links directly into exceptional sites providing wonderful content and resources for teachers and families.)
www.LdonLine.org
(Learning disabled online is an interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children)
www.cec.sped.org
(Council for Exceptional Children)
http://ericir.syr.edu/
(AskERIC ? educational information)
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/sum95/suzanne/links.html
(Tessellation links)
www.coreknowledge.org
(The Core Knowledge Foundation site contains lesson plans, articles, and many other resources for use with the Core Knowledge Sequence in classroom and school.)
www.arts.ufl.edu/art/rt_room/index.html
(Craig Rowland, University of Florida: The @rt room is designed around the idea of activity centers that encourage kids to create, to learn, and to explore new ideas, places, and things on their own)
http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/RR/database/RR.09.96/
archamb1.html
(Tantalizing tessellations)
www.naeyc.org
This is the web site of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Teachers can obtain news of national and regional AEYC Conferences, "Young Children" journal articles, and early childhood Proffessional resources.
www.iatp.org
(Illinois Assistive Technology Project)

Museums and Art Galleries (The following sites can be used as virtual field trips to an art museum.
www.guggenheim.org/
(Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY)
www.si.edu/
(Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC)
www.metmuseum.org/Index.html
(Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY)
www.npg.si.edu
(National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC)
www.cc.emory.edu/CARLOS/
(Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
www.artmuseum.net
(An Internet-based museum experience presented by Intel Corporation)
www.aenj.org
(Art Education of New Jersey, Atlantic City, NJ)
www-OI.UCHICAGO.edu/
(The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago)
www.akronartmuseum.org/
(Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH)
www.nga.gov
(The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC)
www.nku.edu/~diesmanj/harlem.html
(Harlem Renaissance, great period of art, music, and poetry, 1919 to 1937)
http://sheldon.unl.edu/HTML/ARTIST/Walker_K/SSII.html
(Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden)
www.npg.si.edu/exh/harmon/index.htm
(The Harmon Museum)
www.artincontext.org/artist/r/faith_ringgold/
(The Art of Faith Ringgold)
www.nku.edu/~diesmanj/whjohnson.html
(The William Johnson Gallery)
www.thinker.org
(The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA)
www.takase.com
(Takase Studios, fine Japanese calligraphy)
www.asianart.com/hotlist.html
(Asian Arts Gallery)
www.iniva.org/harlem/
(Rhapsody in Black; the Art of the Harlem Renaissance)
www.geocities.com/paris/leftbank/4208
(The Henri Matisse Art Gallery)
www.missouri.edu/~ciawh/
(A. W. Hoard Gallery)

Music Sites (The following sites are places where educators can find information and research about music and music education).
www.menc.org
(National Association for Music Education; Early Childhood Network; National Pre-K Standards in Music Education)
www.artsplay.org
(Online resource sponsored by Wolf Trap containing music, drama, and movement activity, ideas, resources, and links)
www.wolftrap.org
(Wolf Trap Education Institute for Early Learning through the Arts)
www.geocities.com/Athens/2405/resources.html
(Major music education resources online)
www.kidrhino.com/kids25.html
(Place to purchase music for children, ages 2-5, such as "Classical Baby: Mozart for Babies," Sing with the Animals," and "Family Friendship Classics.")
www.socialstudies.com/c/@bqNFicmCOvWU/Pages/harlemweb.html
(Rich visual and musical resource of the Harlem Renaissance Period, 1919 to 1937)

Teacher Resource Sites (The following sites include commercial resouces plus ideas for art activities and lesson plans).
http://artforkids.about.com
(Contains art activity plans for preschool children)
http://artcyclopedia.com
(The Artcyclopedia ? A fine art search engine)
www.artistresource.org/market.htm
(Art materials supplies resource)
www.arttalk.com
(Resource linking visual artists and manufacturers of art materials)
www.donjohnston.com
(Learning intervention resources)
http://seriweb.com
(Special Education resources)
www.warehouse.com/ed
(Contains resources for PC products and MacWarehouse)
http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Education/K_12
(Search engine for art education)
http://edmarknes@edmark.com
(EDMARK, member of the Riverdeep family, contains interactive learning resources for Pre-K-12 and special needs children)
www.preschooleducation.com
(Contains activity ideas for arts and crafts, dramatic play, music and songs, and theme topics)
www.geocities.com/Athens/Academy/6617/arts.html
(Global access to education , art, and music resources)
www.boulderactivist.org/edulinks
(HILL'S SpecialEDULinks web site)
www.connectingstudents.com/interact.htm
(Interactive sites for students, teacher resources, and lesson plans)
www.creative-comm.com
(Creative Communicating ? site contains practical and affordable materials For children with disabilities and educational resources)
www.scholastic.com/
(Pre-K section includes online activities, teaching ideas, and professional development resources for the early childhood educator)
www.kinderart.com/lessons.htm
(KinderArt activity ideas and lesson plans)
www.ridgewood.k12.nj.us/WWW/BF/test/artlinks.html
(Art resource links including art history, educational links, ArtExpress, museums, and NAEA)
http://teacher.scholastic.com/authorsandbooks/authors/
ringgold/bio.htm
(Scholastic authors online web site with Faith Ringgold)
www.earlychildhood.com
(Professional resources for teachers and parents; contains activities, early childhood news, and related links; sponsored by Discount School Supply)
www.brightring.com
(Contains art activity ideas and books for children plus art projects from Bright Ring Publishing & author MaryAnn Kohl.)
www.eric-carle.com/
(The official Eric Carle web site)
www.studyweb.com/teach/tocart.htm
(Light Span study web ? links for learning)
http://www.kodak.com/cluster/global/en/consumer/education/
lessonPlans/lessonPlan083.shtml
(Kodak's art lesson plan page)
http://wwar.com/
(World Wide Arts Resources; Artists, Museums, Galleries, and Online Exhibitions)
www.bigchalk.com
(Educational Network for teachers, students, librarians, media specialists, and parents.)