MAGIC, The State of the Arts- is a successful fourteen-year-old program providing integrated classroom activities relating to Social Studies, English, Math, Science, Music, Art, and Technology and correlated to Virginia's SOL's. MAGIC makes learning fun and increases SOL scores.

There are Two Components to MAGIC :


Innovative, flexible and easy to use tools and lesson plans that merges art, music, and technology for K-8 students and are aligned to VA's SOLs.


The Live Canvas - Concerts that bring students and families together to be entertained by the creation of a Live Canvas that is produced from the students' inspired use of the Learning to the Beat tools.

MAGIC provides its innovative program, including the music and lesson plans (correlated the Virginia's Standards of Learning), free to schools and after-school programs. MAGIC also showcases student talent as a family concert called the LIVE CANVAS. MAGIC won the first place award for excellence in public broadcasting in programming and services from the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) Conference in 2001.

How Does MAGIC Work?


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MAGIC has been selected as a Commend Project as part of the Cable and Wireless ChildNet International Awards programme. Click to learn more.

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Contact: Michael Goldberg 757-431-8722