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Teaching Resources for Non-Mandated Curriculum

Teaching Resources for the Arts, Performing Arts, Foreign Languages & Financial Literacy

Found In: all subjects, preK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Financial Literacy

Resources for Teaching Financial Literacy
Use these resources to supplement your curriculum and help students gain the financial literacy skills they’ll need to manage their financial resources effectively throughout their lives.

Fine Arts & Performing Arts

Arts Across the Curriculum
Integrate music and visual arts with social studies, math & science using curriculum resources from the Museum of Science, the National Gallery of Art, PBS, the New York Times, the J. Paul Getty Museum, and more.

Grade Specific Resources: K-5, 6-8, 9-12

Music in Our Schools Month
March is Music In Our Schools Month. Find our recommended lesson plans, activity ideas and other resources to help you plan for the occasion. Find resources from the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and others.

  • SFSKIDS: Fun with Music
    SFSKids: Fun with Music introduces K-4 students to musical instruments and music with interactive, multimedia content.
  • Art Institute of Chicago
    The Art Institute of Chicago offers programs and online resources for K-12 teachers and students.
  • NEA Arts Advocacy Resource Guide
    Resources from the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA), the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), the National Art Education Association (NAEA), the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO), and Americans for the Arts.

Physical Education

Promoting Physical Fitness
Get active, stay fit and have fun doing it with sports, games, and activities from The History of Sports, PE Central, Sport Plan, and others.

Grade Specific Resources: K-5, 6-8, 9-12

Foreign Languages

Teaching Foreign Languages K-12: A Library of Classroom Practices
Find 28 half-hour and 2 one-hour video programs showing effective instruction and assessment strategies in the foreign language classroom. The collection provides an overview standards and new assessment practices.

last updated: October 26, 2016


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