Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll is an exhibition by the MetropolitanMuseum of Art that tracks rock music’s seismic impact on society and culture—all through the instruments and sounds that defined its voice.
The Musicmap is the ultimate genealogy of popular music genres, including their relations and history. More than 230 genres are connected in intricate webs of influence, mapped in a zoomable visual interface and linked to explanatory articles and representative playlists.
Citizen DJ invites students to make hip-hop music using the free-to-use audio and video collections from the Library of Congress. By embedding these materials in hip-hop music, listeners will discover items in the library’s vast collections that they likely would never have known existed.
With many K–12 schools moving to a hybrid learning model this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, Zoom is adding new features designed to help teachers manage virtual classrooms. The free Zoom for Education plan includes more control over virtual classroom views.
The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation, an endeavor of Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steven Van Zandt, engages students by using popular music in interdisciplinary, culturally responsive education materials for all 21st-century classrooms.