Music

August 27, 2018

Students discuss Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," listen to her recording of the song "Respect," and consider how to ensure that everyone is respected in the classroom. 

 

February 2, 2014

The life and music of folksinger Pete Seeger, who died on January 27, 2014, provides a teachable moment on activism, music, and on nearly every major social movement over the past century.  In this lesson, students learn about his life, read and hear songs from three social movements Seeger was a...

January 28, 2014

Some preliminary ideas for remembering the life of the remarkable folk singer and activist Pete Seeger, who died on January 27.

March 4, 2011

Students consider a song, a video interview, and readings in exploring the events unfolding in the Middle East & North Africa.