SDE: Music


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“Music education opens doors that help children pass from school into the world around them – a world of work, culture, intellectual activity, and human involvement. The future of our nation depends on providing our children with a complete education that includes music.”
President Gerald Ford


Teachers & Administrators

Archived Connecticut Music Resources

Other Sample Lesson Plans
  • NAfME has sample lesson plans and much more available for your use.
  • Music K-8 has some interesting elementary lesson ideas.
  • There are interesting resources on
  • The Smithsonian site has music lessons from all over the world.
  • The OER Commons have a large collection of lesson plans for grades K-12.
  • Annenberg Learner is a place where there is a great deal of information on the arts available in many media platforms. 
  • The Department of Defense Education Activity site has a great deal of resources for teaching and learning music.

Teaching Music in Connecticut   

Professional Organizations

Professional Development Opportunities

Parent, Student and Community Resources

Music Advocacy



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