Music

  • EDSITEment! Lesson Plans

    National Endowment for the Humanities | Jul 28, 2020

    This resource offer synchronous lesson plans that can be adapted to remote teaching.
  • The Origins of Music

    Odd Quartet | Jul 27, 2020

    This brief video tells the story of 11th-century Benedictine monk Guido d'Arezzo and the beginning of sheet music and musical scale.
  • A Very Brief History of Classical Music

    David Bruce | Jul 27, 2020

    This video explores the history of European classical music, including chants, polyphany, symphony, scales, and rhythm. 
  • What is Gregorian Chant?

    Understanding Music | Jul 27, 2020

    This video explains what Gregorian chant is, exploring its origins, importance, and general characteristics.

Most Recent

  • U.S. History Scene

    Rhae Lynn Barnes & Jenni Ostwinkle, U.S. History Scene | Jul 27, 2020

    U.S. History Scene provides educators with free digital resources, selected by historians, that teachers can incorporate into their curriculum.
  • The Canadian Encyclopedia

    Historica Canada | Jul 27, 2020

    The Canadian Encyclopedia is an expansive collection of primary and secondary sources on the political, social, economic, cultural, human rights, and legal history of Canada.
  • The Zinn Education Project

    Zinn Education Project, A collaboration between Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change | Jul 27, 2020

    The Zinn Education Project website offers free, downloadable lessons and articles organized by theme, time period, and grade level.
  • Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

    Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History | Jul 27, 2020

    The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History offers a vast array of primary and secondary sources as well as an...
  • Slave Societies Digital Archive

    Jane Landers, Director, and the Department of History, Vanderbilt University | Jul 27, 2020

    The Slave Societies Digital Archive is a growing online archive of secular and non-secular sources related to the history of...
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