Resources for Teaching Remotely
London Symphony Orchestra - See the orchestra from the inside with this immersive video experience. Choose what section you want to see and listen to great music!
San Francisco Kids Zone - Must have Flash but lots of games and activities for kids to listen and be engaged.
NPR List of Virtual Concerts - NPR compiled this list of concerts to watch when you're stuck at home. Some of them might be able to be used with students.
St. Louis Symphony Online Instrument Playground - This resource features videos, photos, and activities that introduce audiences to the instruments of the orchestra and the musicians who play them.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra - The DSO has made their educational concert FREE online. Watch here!
Calgary Phil for Kids! - A series of free videos by the Calgary Philharmonic to help kids learn more about the instruments of the orchestra!
Kennedy Center Digital Stage - So many examples of different performances on the Kennedy Center stage including ballet, comedy, dance, hip-hop, theatre, jazz and lots more.
Jazz at Lincoln Center - More great example videos to share with kids of exemplar performances.
Peter and the Wolf - Great performance with narration from the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Canadian Broadcast Company
Boston Symphony Orchestra - A series of full-length videos showcasing the BSO's "Heroic Performances"
Live with Carnegie Hall - Free live streams and archived episodes can be viewed on this page
North Carolina Symphony - The NC Symphony's "Education Concert" is free online! A 30 minute concert and resources to help you use it!
Detroit Symphony Orchestra - Stream a variety of concerts with the "Live From Orchestra Hall" page
Calgary Philharmonic - Join the Calgary Phil for a series of LIVE concert events and free replay videos.
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra - Another series of free videos. This might be a nice contrast to some of the larger orchestras featured above.
Book Read Aloud Resources
Publisher Policies for Read Alouds - Here's a GREAT article about Read Alouds through digital platforms and copyright. Huge list of companies and their expectations about Read Alouds
The Big List of Children’s Authors Doing Online Read-Alouds & Activities - Over 50 of the best virtual author activities below!
Read Aloud Resources On YouTube - We Are Teachers Has Rounded up some amazing Read Aloud YouTube Channels!
Services Open to Educators
Musicplay - Musicplay has been opened to all students during the COVID-19 outbreak. Kids can play games, learn, and sing for free!
More resources coming soon. If you see anything missing from this page or think there should be an edit please send me a message a MakeMomentsMatter@gmail.com