"I'm having trouble viewing item 5, the moving picture. My MacBook Air tells me that it will take several hours to download. Looks like a huge file. Could be that I'm missing something - I really did try to read the directions :). Does anyone on the…"
"I am Corinne McVee. I am a grant writer for the ASD. I wrote the district's last TAH grant, along with an incredible team of educators. It's a real thrill to be taking a TAH-sponsored class! It's an honor to be collaborating with all of you.
I am a…"
"I don't have a classroom, but I have a department - the ASD Grants Office. We keep electronic and hard copy files on every grant we write. The files include the application package, all documents submitted to the grant competition, meeting notes,…"
"Among many wonderful discoveries today, I changed my view of hip-hop! The idea that anyone can hip-hop -- ! Gabe somehow convinced even the most reluctant of us that we could, and we did. This is the second time I have observed a local hip-hop…"
"I have primary sources from this era in my home. I have my dad's WWII artifacts, including a diary and a Morse code "bug" (the device on which a code sender taps "dahs" and "dits" ). I also have many memories of the stories my dad told me about his…"
"I learned this in a brain research class: All information enters the brain through the brain's emotional center. All of it. I believe that is why making emotional connections to subject matter results in deeper learning and better retention.The more…"
"I wonder how many dances and songs have been lost forever? It is sad to think of how many were suppressed, not passed on, or forgotten as the nation transitioned from slavery to no slavery. Still, a rich treasure trove exists and the best part is…"
"This brings back memories of a trip I made to Colonial Williamsburg in 1983. I purchased a wooden fife, a replica of a Revolutionary War-era instrument. Along with it I bought three books of fife and drum music. I still have those books and play the…"
"Students might be interested in discovering how children of this era learned to dance. Research questions could include: Did students learn in schools or from tutors and governesses? Did parents make it a point to teach their children the proper…"
Hello from Corinne McVee. I have been a grant writer for the Anchorage School District since 2005. Before that, I taught music for 24 years. I spend most of my time in 6th grade orchestra and band, with shorter stints in classroom music , jr.…"