Music Rules! is a free educational program designed to encourage respect for intellectual property and responsible use of the Internet among students in grades 3-8.

Developed by Young Minds Inspired and made possible by the Recording Industry Association of America,
Music Rules! informs students about the laws of copyright and the risks of online file-sharing, while promoting musical and artistic creativity.

Through the
Music Rules! website, teachers can download separate program materials for elementary school and middle school students in PDF. For parents, the site offers PDF brochures that provide background on intellectual property issues and tips for keeping the family safe online. The site also provides a list of useful online resources and a feedback form for your comments and suggestions.

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