Teaching (Social Respons) w Humanities

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Thom Yorke of Radiohead

The humanities can be an effective point of entry to teach potentially difficult topics like social responsibility in the midst of formal curriculum. For instance, Radiohead’s “All I Need” (lyrics here) could be used in economics courses to navigate the fair v. free trade debate and considerations related to globalization

Exemplar Q’s for simultaneously teaching both with and about digital media:

  1. How is color being used to convey meaning?
  2. How is life different for each child?
  3. How are the shoes positioned to tell a story and make a point?

‘Decomposing’ Teaching w Music

Today we consider the power  & potential of music’s intersection with instruction and how to do it in a way that is thoughtful, planned, & supportive of both curriculum & student learning:

Assigned ReadingThe Message in The Music.

Guiding Document to assist in rationale & lyrical analysisusing-music-te-407-408

e.g. – Dear Bored of Education by Propaganda.