The 1930s and Arts Education
By Christy G. Keeler, Ph.D.
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This podcast was developed as part of an elementary-level Clark County School District Teaching American History Grant. The three-year grant will fund six modules per year with each module focusing on a different era of American history and a different pedagogical theme. This podcast focuses on the the 1930s: Depression, Dust Bowl, and Deals and Arts Education. Participants in the grant are third, fourth, and fifth grade teachers in Clark County (the greater Las Vegas area), Nevada. Teaching scholars include Drs. Michael Green and Deanna Beachley of the College of Southern Nevada and Dr. Christy Keeler of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. As part of this five week module, teachers meet on campus on two occasions and the remainder of their work is completed online.
||Lecture: DeAnna Beachley - The New Deal and Minorities||Lecture: DeAnna Beachley - The New Deal and Minorities||27 1 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||Classroom Scrapbooking||Using scrapbooking as an instructional technique for reinforcing content learning is gaining popularity with teachers. A method presented by Heidi Willard suggested having students dedicate one scrapbook page to each major content topic. On the front of t||21 1 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoIn-Class Activities: 1930s Mime||During one class session, students chose cards with simple headings related to artistic expression of the 1930s (e.g., mural painters, photojournalists, sculpture artists). After selecting the cards and choosing group members with similar interests, they||15 9 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoIn-Class Activities: New Deal Song||Singers and Songwriters Write lyrics using the tune for “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot.” The song must tell about one of the 1930s New Deal agencies and must contain at least two verses. You will sing the song with your group to the class.||15 9 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Lecture: DeAnna Beachley, Ph.D. — The 1930s II||Lecture: DeAnna Beachley, Ph.D. — The 1930s II||14 5 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Lecture: Dr. Michael Green — The 1930s II||Lecture: Michael Green, Ph.D. — " The 1930s II"||14 5 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Lecture: DeAnna Beachley, Ph.D. — "The 1930s"||Lecture: DeAnna Beachley, Ph.D. — "The 1930s"||4 5 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Lecture: Christy G. Keeler, Ph.D. — "Creativity Theory and Using Creative Composition to Learn Historical Content"||Lecture: Christy G. Keeler, Ph.D. — "Creativity Theory and Using Creative Composition to Learn Historical Content"||4 5 2008||Free||View In iTunes|