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2021


How Music and Song has Influenced Political Change in Africa and the United States

Carmen R. Carrion M.Ed.
Keywords: African American History, African music, Music

The Sound of Resistance: Protest Music in African Cinema

David Jennis
Keywords: African Cinema, African music, Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony, Apartheid, History of Africa: Resistance and Liberation, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, South Africa

Hand-Made Music: Creating the Instruments and Sounds of Africa

Katherine Steiner
Keywords: Africa, African music, Africana studies, Art, contemporary music, hands-on, High School, high school art, high school music, instrument, Music

Never Sing the Same Way Twice: Encouraging Student Voice with Umm Kulthum

Benjamin Perkins
Keywords: Africa, business, Drum, Egypt, Harmony, improvisation, Keyboard, Melody, Music, Performance, Piano, poetry, rhythm, Technology, Umm Kulthum, voice

2017


Put Yourself Out There: Identity, Genre, and Concert Production in Music Ensemble Performance

Walter Bechtold
Keywords: Arranging, Band, Culture, Genre, Grade 7-12, High School, Identity, Instrumental Music, Middle School, Music, Music Technology, Orchestra, Performance, Popular Music, social studies

Music and Math: Combining Forms and Formulas

Vicki Baker
Keywords: Math, Music, Music History

The Music of New Orleans and How It Shaped Its Culture

Chanelle Harley
Keywords: History, Reading, social studies, writing

Math is Music to My Ears

Caron D. Forman
Keywords: Math, Music

A Round of Rhythms

Patricia Rich
Keywords: African culture, African history, Afro-Cuban, Artístas y Músicos Latino Americanos, Charlie Parker, claves, community building, Cuban son, digital media, Dizzy Gillespie, djembe, drum circle, ensemble, hand drums, improv, improvisation, Jazz, karaoke, Mariel boatlift, Music, music literacy, rhythm, Son Cubano, Spanish, Tabadul, Taller Puertorriqueño

2014


Native American Music and Living Legends

Cynthia Cozette Lee
Keywords: biographies, contemporary, crossover, History, Native American music, percussion instruments, traditional

2012


These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: African American Short Stories in the Jazz Tradition

Sydney Hunt Coffin
Keywords: African American short stories, Jazz, short stories

2011


Music and Social Activism – Introducing American Music and History to Elementary Students Through Protest Songs

Dale Apple
Keywords: History, Music, social activism, songs

What is American Music and Where Did it Come From?

Frank Machos
Keywords: blues, Jazz, Music, Music History, rock

Exposing Primary Age Students to African American Musical Genres and the History of African American Music

Jennifer Paratto Motsney
Keywords: African American music, hip-hop, musical genres, rap

Moved by the Music: A Musical Journey in West African and African American Music

Donna M. Rohanna
Keywords: African American music, Culture, Music, West Africa

Cultural Music and Movement

Lorraine Bias
Keywords: African dance, movement, Music, traditions

2009


Brave Voices through Time and Space: Poetry Café for Young People

Samuel A. Reed, III
Keywords: African American poets, Art, biography, constructive criticism, demystify poetry, figurative language, Middle School, Music, read, Reading, Research, social studies, speak, write, writing

Civil Rights Era and the African American Experience: Investigating American History through a Literary Lens

Erin Swan-Potras
Keywords: 1950s, 1960s, African American figures, Alabama, American Civil Rights Movement, Birmingham, Children's March, Civil Rights Movement, commercialism, discrimination, Historical Context, Music, political context, segregation, social context, Technology, video

2008


Using Rap Lyrics as a Resource in the Secondary English Classroom

Lisa Kelly
Keywords: African American, African-based American art form, analyze, Bronx, city students, comments on current events, enjoy, literary devices, literary skills, literary styles, rap music, rap tells stories, relevant to student life, tells stories, trace themes

THE SANKOFA – HIP HOP CONNECTION

Karen L. Brinkley
Keywords: analyze and critique, comparative analysis, Critical thinking, Ghana, hip-hop, importance of music, movies, past traditions, primary source documents, rap music, sankofa, Technology, Twi language