K-12 EDUCATOR RESOURCES

Discover teaching strategies for your classroom.

Welcome, Educators!

In this section of the Website, you can:

  • Explore New Orleans Musical Traditions
  • Investigate Multimedia Resources
  • Access Teaching Strategies Aligned to the Common Core
  • Provide Feedback and Share Best Practices

The Music Rising K-12 Educator Resources are designed to help you investigate New Orleans’ rich cultural traditions with your students.

To get started, click on a topic to the right, then take some time to explore related Music Rising courses on the site. Once you have a solid foundation in this cultural form, choose a Line of Inquiry and explore Teaching Strategies designed to spark student imagination and to help you meet your curricular goals.

Create an account so that you can bookmark your favorite resources and provide valuable feedback!

What Would You Like to Explore?

  • 1 Congo Square
    Congo Square
  • 2 Second Line Tradition
    Second Line Tradition
  • 3 Mardi Gras Indians
    Mardi Gras Indians
  • 4 The Blues
    The Blues
  • 5 Traditional Jazz
    Traditional Jazz
  • 6 Acadiana & Cajun
    Acadiana & Cajun