"In Flanders Fields" Art Exhibition & Silent Auction
Writing Contest Honoring Veterans of Foreign Wars
Over the years, American men and women have served in the Armed Forces in times of war and peace. This writing contest is designed to promote student awareness of veterans' sacrifices and contributions to our society.
This contest was initiated and organized by Jing An, sponsored by the Vermillion Veterans of Foreign Wars post 3061, and supported by the School of Education and the ROTC program at the University of South Dakota.
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Digitally Mediated Global Learning
At the 2015 National Council for the Social Studies annual conference, Dr. Brad Maguth and I hosted a special meeting for scholars from around the world to start a conversation on ways to implement digitally mediated global learning projects that connect youth and pre-service teachers.
If Musical Instruments Could Talk...
Object-Based Learning (OBL), both in the form of field trips and classroom experiences, is generally acknowledged to have many benefits. Exploring the artifacts of material culture – encountering the “real thing” – can bring us closer to the past, help us make meaning of the present, and allow us to consider the future. Music is one of the more pleasant ways to experience culture. Musical instruments, as artifacts of culture, provide us with direct links to all people of all time. They continue to “play on” by reflecting a culture’s history, geography, and culture.