"Today was a mixed bag. I enjoyed the exposure to another potential tool for teaching. I do see potential with the LOC site but found it to be not the most user friendly and-to put it mildly-frustrating trying to find material for my ARS project. …"
"I've always wanted to try swing dancing!! Yay!! It was a lot of fun. The Stroll and animal dances would be fun to use. A few more "ahas" here: I wasn't aware that some of these dances were developed by the government. I was also unaware that…"
"More "ahas" to start this session out. I've been teaching U.S. History for years but had never heard of a speakeasy referred to as a blind pig. It was very interesting to see the techno Charleston and compare it to modern day hip hop. As for…"
"I liked the group dances from the session. They are fun, easy to learn, and have the advantage of being able to dance with many different partners. (They are also easy on the hip.) Lucky 7 was my favorite from this session. I really appreciate…"
"I had a number of "ah-has" from this session. I did not know that hoops for skirts/dresses were made from whale bone. I had never heard of the writer/composer Billings or that our first national anthem was called "Chester." Crazy!! Another "aha"…"