supplemental curricular conceptual groupINGS
- Funk Brothers Web Quest
- Artists Personal Messages
- Learn to build a Free Web Page
- Free Music Clip Art
- Web Quests
- Standards for Folklore Education
- Folk Arts in K-12 Classroom
- K 12 Standards
- Play is Important
- Interdisciplinary Educational Curriculum
- Social Rhythm Researchers
- Music and Reading
- Music & Culture
- Music & Science
- Music & Technology
- About the Brain
- JAZZ ORIGINS
- Historic Jazz Recordings
- Patriotic Songs
- Alan Lomax
- Music Makes You Smarter
- Music Ideas for Classroom
- Messages From the Stars
- Literacy & the Arts
- Literacy Research
- Play is important
- Literacy Research
- Literacy & Dialect Speakers
- Language & Dialect Speakers
- Reading & Music Connection
- Thematic Reading Curriculum
- Language Art
War Songs Music of War
Resources, Patriotism, Propoganda and Protest, Civil War, WW1, WW2, Military War music Patriotic, Protest and Union Songs
Joni Mitchell's Photographer and Archivist.
World's leading authority on musician Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, and many more.
Florida's Official State Song by Stephen Foster
may be highly offensive to USA citizens and loved by others. Learn about the amazing origins of "Jim Crow", how it became part of the language, and the name for racist laws and attitudes used to oppress blacks in the Southern United States in the 19th and 20th Centuries.
Stephen Foster, America's First and Greatest Troubadour
The Origin / Etymology of "Jim Crow" and Jimmy Crack Corn"
How it became part of the language, and the name for racist laws and attitudes used to oppress blacks in the Southern United States in the 19th and 20th Centuries.
Vernacular English and Stigmatized Vernaculars
"The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary." ~James D. Nicoll 1990
How do words get into our trusted source called the Dictionary?
What is Linguistic Intelligence?
What are the Interdisciplinary connections between Evolution, Music, Language, Music, and Reading?
The U.S. Education Department reported http://tinyurl.com/ynw5nk
Nationwide, 73% of 12th-grade students achieved a "basic" reading score in 2005, down from 80% in 1992, according to the NAEP a sampling test the government calls the "nation's report card." Sixty-one percent scored at or above the basic level in math. National Assessment of Educational Progress Report Download Report
What does Rhythm and Music have to do with Literacy?
Rhythm, steady beat, and Rhythm Syllables.
Rhythmic Synchrony governs conversation.
Evolutionary Science: Music is communication, Music is language.
We hear and process all language as sound first and THEN we process the sound as meaning which call language. <Karen>
Ballads were responsible for spreading Literacy
Fakelore vs. Folklore In The Classroom
Historians are great at telling linear stories and written narratives that have a specific point of view, and an agenda. Historians try to define a moment in time with a certain set of facts while they leave out others.