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WEBSITES

Americans for the Arts YouthARTS
This website gives detailed information on how to plan, run, provide training and evaluate arts programs for at-risk youth. 
http://www.americansforthearts.org/youtharts/

Arthur
This PBS website includes sections on lesson plans, activities, books and resources for parents and teachers, as well as resources for children. 
http://pbskids.org/arthur/

Coming Up Taller
This website offers information about Coming Up Taller Awards, Humanities Programs, Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards, National Book Festival, The National Endowment for the Humanities and The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. 
http://www.cominguptaller.org/

Make Beliefs Comix!
This website provides resources for teachers and allows students to create their own three-panel comic strips in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese or Latin.
http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/

Nebraska Arts Council
This website of the Nebraska Arts Council, whose mission is to promote, cultivate and sustain the arts for the people of Nebraska, provides grants and services to artists, organizations and communities.  
http://www.nebraskaartscouncil.org/

SEDL Afterschool Training Toolkit (Arts)
This toolkit addresses dance, music, theater and visual arts and includes sections on arts practices, support materials, key terms and a literature review.
http://www.sedl.org/afterschool/toolkits/about_toolkits.html?tab=arts

Songs for Teaching- Using Music to Promote Learning
This website offers multicultural instrument building instructions for families.
http://www.songsforteaching.com/articles/makingmusicalinstrumentsathome.htm