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Spring 2021: Sherrill and Moriarty Library are closed as part of the Lesley University COVID-19 response.  Please visit us online through our library website and via our Ask-A-Librarian service,and see our Remote Services Guide.

Integrated Music in Education

Resources that support integrating music in education. Includes links to journal articles, books, videos, lesson plans, websites, and presentation tools.

Music is a Must!

Music is a Must! Explore ways to use music as a teaching tool using PBS shows, books and activities. Rhythm, movement, instruments, and songs are wonderful educational devices and help keep children engaged in learning.

Classroom Resources

The Sherrill Library has a special resource for educators, therapists, counselors to use called the Teaching Resource Center, which is a collection of manipulatives, textbooks, picture books, leveled readers and juvenile fiction and non fiction.

The most effective way to search the collection is to go to the FLO catalog, select the "Advanced Search" option and scroll down the "Location" tab option to find "Lesley-Sherrill Teaching Resources Collection".  Once you have that highlighted, go back above to the search box and start searching!



Manipulatives refer to various objects or materials that students can touch and move around in order to help them learn key educational or social/emotional concepts.

Music maestro:  A game of musical instruments, past and present

Sing 'n' learn music activities kit : a complete sequential program in basic music theory for grades 1-6

Caribbean music and traditions

Melodee bells

Large wood guiro

Musical spoons

Rhythm pals

Musical instruments (1 Chilean rain stick, 1 Asian frog rasp, 1 Ghanaian woven rattle, 2 Peruvian gourd maracas, 1 Mexican guiro, 2 Chinese gongs (with stand & wooden mallet) : wood and other materials ; 12-26 cm. + 6 guide sheets)

Tambour hand drum

Steel drum




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