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Teacher Tools

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Library & Archives has a libguide for you to explore different resources with your students.

 Museum Box is a free software that allows you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box.

Kid-Cast is a site for kids to make podcasts.

Prezi is a free cloud-based presentation software that provdes a zoomable canvas that makes it fun to explore ideas and the connections between them.

Glogster  is a free way to create interactive posters loaded with text, graphics, music, videos, and more.

Mindomo is a program that functions as a graphic organizer that helps students think about an argument, kickstart the writing process, or showcase their work.

Bubbl is a brainstorming and mindmapping software that can help students organize their research.

Wordle is a program that generates “word clouds” from text that you provide.

ZooBurst is a digital storytelling tool that lets students easily create their own 3D pop-up presentations.

Rock Hall Glossary of pertinent terms.

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Web Resources

ROCK HALL INDUCTEES: the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Inductee biographies, key discographies and timelines.

GENEOLOGY OF POP MUSIC HISTORY: Pop music scholar Reebee Garofalo developed a chart that visually demonstrates the roots of rock and roll through the 1970s. You can see the history of the chart here.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PERFORMING ARTS ENCYCLOPEDIA: the Library of Congress provides the opportunity to search and browse descriptions of more than 235 music, theater and dance resources by subject, title, or name.

ALLMUSIC: a large resource of information about recordings by artists both popular and obscure; includes reviews of individual songs, albums and performances.

BILLBOARD: music industry magazine that lists chart-topping songs from the 1940s until now.

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Select Articles

David C. Barnett, "Who Should Be In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame?" NPR.org

John Petkovic, "Electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk didn't make Rock and Roll Hall of Fame cut, but their influence did." Cleveland.com

Emmet Smith, "What is rock? Rock and Roll Hall of Fame gets debate rolling with every class."  Cleveland.com

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General Rock History Resources

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More resources to come...stay tuned!

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