Learning with a Twang
Monday, March 27, 2023
Today is National Scribble Day, World Theatre Day, and Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day.
Women's History Month Resource of the Day: Country Music: A Nashville Story - The Carter Family
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Country Music
ON THIS DATE
- 1794 - The United States establishes a permanent navy.
- 1866 - President of the United States of America Andrew Johnson vetoes the Civil Rights Act of 1866. His veto is overridden by Congress and the bill passes into law on April 9.
- 1915 - Typhoid Mary, the first healthy carrier of the disease ever identified in the United States is put in quarantine for the second time, where she would remain for the rest of her life.
- 1964 - The Good Friday Earthquake, with a magnitude of 9.2 strikes Southcentral Alaska, killing 125.
SONGS OF THE DAY
- Sarah Vaughan - Misty - LISTEN
- Mariah Carey - Alway's Be My Baby - LISTEN
THEME: Country Music
- Grades: PreK-1 - Sesame Street- Oscar and Johnny Cash - Nasty Dan (2:13) - MUST VIEW
- Grades: PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Garth Brooks (3:06) - VIEW
- Grades: PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Sugarland and Elmo (2:46) - VIEW
- Grades K-12 - Southern Living - 11 Classic Country Songs Every Kid Should Know - READ AND VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - EDSITEment- Thomas Hart Benton: Sources of Country Music Lesson Plan - READ and DO
- Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Ken Burns In the Classroom - Country Music Collection - READ, VIEW, DO
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Country Music: A Nashville Story - Unapologetically Black Country: The Black Opry (5:54) - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - KWTO - Legendary Live Country Radio (54:00) - VIEW
- Grades: 9-12 - NHPBS Video- Ken Burns - Country Music Series - VIEW
INDEPENDENT LENS - Hidden Letters
Monday, 3/27 from 10-11:30 pm NHPBS
The bonds of sisterhood, and the parallels of struggles among generations of women in China, are drawn together by the once-secret written language of Nushu, the only script designed and used exclusively by women. INDEPENDENT LENS Streaming Video
NHPBS EXPLORE - 11.2 Comcast (801) More Options
Monday, 3/27 from 2-3 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Sixty years ago, while pursuing their dreams of careers in classical dance, Joan Myers Brown, Delores Browne and Raven Wilkinson (the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo's first black ballerina) confronted racism, exclusion, and unequal opportunity in segregated mid-century America. In 2015, three young black women also pursue careers as ballerinas and find that many of the same obstacles their predecessors faced are still evident in the ballet world today. BLACK BALLERINA Streaming Video
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS - Sylvan/Lucius
Monday, 3/27 from 3:30-4:30 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Electro-pop duo Sylvan Esso and indie rock band Lucius provide an entertaining hour of imaginative music. North Carolina's Sylvan Esso play songs from their LP Free Love. Acclaimed act Lucius perform tunes from their album Second Nature. AUSTIN CITY LIMITS Streaming Video
NH WORLD - 11.3 Comcast (965) More Options
INDEPENDENT LENS - Represent
Monday, 3/27 from 8-9:30 pm NH WORLD
Leading up to the 2018 midterm elections in the heart of the Midwest, three women take on entrenched local political networks in their fight to reshape politics on their own terms. INDEPENDENT LENS.Streaming Video
More Learning Resources
Looking for some super cool crafts to do with your kids? Or maybe you need some expert parenting resources to help raise your child? You can find it all right here:
NHPBS and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for educators. You can also create your own lessons and assignments to meet the needs of your students.
Searchable online video courses and interactives across the curriculum and grade levels in areas like chemistry, literature, music, the visual arts, social studies, world languages storytelling, spelling and lots more.
Everyday Scholastic will feature four learning experiences, built around a story or video.
A series of imaginatively produced videos featuring celebrated actors reading children's books.
Local Learning Resources
The best of NH learning resources from around the state.
Cheshire County Historical Society
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
New Hampshire Public Radio:
- Civics 101 - Tons of great (and free!) audio, activities, resources, and lessons to help you stay engaged with civics.
- Ask Sam - Ask Sam features Outside/In host Sam Evans-Brown answering listener questions about the mysteries and quirks of the natural world.
Seacoast Science Center in Odiorne Point State Park
- Learning Connection - Even though their doors are closed, we’re still here to connect you to the inspirational powers of nature and engage you in learning.
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
- A resource to keep you connected to nature - Enjoy nature at home with these online learning experiences brought to you by the Science Center’s Naturalists.
Strawbery Banke Museum
- Online Learning - Virtual Tours, the Virtual Classroom, artifacts of the week, featured items from the Collections, Horticulture Learning Center materials, and more.
Tiger Takes On
PBS Kids for Teachers/Caregivers/Parents
- PBS for Parents
A guide of PBS resources targeted for parents teaching kids, features a great activity finder
- PBS Education
The greatest teachers ignite a love of learning and a sense of possibility that motivates students to reach their full potential.
- PBS Teachers' Lounge
This site has great teaching tips, ideas, resources and support for teachers.
- PBS KIDS Games app
Offers nearly 200 educational games, which can be downloaded for offline play anytime, anywhere.