Do You Know What Your Students Know?

Attention All Teachers:

Do you dream of your students being fully engaged in their lessons?

Innovative, arts-integrated programming CAN make it happen! Please check out this promo for Sounds Around The World. A game designed to ignite students' curiosity and excitement to learn geography/social studies.

There is some footage of kids playing the game at the end of the video - you won't believe how much fun they are having as they learn!

sounds around: Zambia

sounds around: Zambia

In my last post about Zimbabwe, I became more aware of Zambia and its shared colonial history with Zimbabwe. Specifically, that the territory of Zambia was the northern portion of Rhodesia and Zimbabwe the southern. At that time it was called Northern Rhodesia until its independence from the United Kingdom in 1964, 16 year before its southern neighbor, Zimbabwe gained its independence.

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Musical Bridges Radio Program, Russia 2001-2002

Musical Bridges Radio Program, Russia 2001-2002

The beginnings of Virtual Field Trips

At that time I was as passionate about introducing people to new music and cultures as I am today. So along with a Peace Corps volunteer, a local musician and a very cutting edge DJ we created and hosted a radio show that introduced music from all over the world using our shared music collections. It was one of the most exciting experiences I have had. And one I am most proud of. 

Take a listen to a snippet!

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