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ES-50553-14

University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6133)
Deane L. Root (Project Director: March 2014 to May 2016)
Voices Across Time: Teaching American History Through Song

A five-week institute for twenty-five school teachers linking American popular songs to significant periods and events in American history.

"Voices Across Time: Teaching American History Through Song" is a five-week summer institute for 25 school teachers to explore topics in American history through the lens of iconic songs. Participants will utilize popular songs as primary source documents to enrich discussions of American history, while field trips and authentic performances will offer a uniquely engaging evocation of an historical context. Aided by the perspectives of historians, musicologists, and teaching performers, participants will develop innovative strategies to integrate music into their teaching of American social studies and language arts. This proposal is for a sixth Institute; previous Institutes were held in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2011 and 2013.

Project fields:
American Studies

Program:
Institutes for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$199,258 (approved)
$199,258 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 12/31/2015


ES-50447-12

University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6133)
Deane L. Root (Project Director: March 2012 to November 2014)
Voices Across Time: Teaching American History Through Song

A five-week institute for twenty-five school teachers linking American popular songs to significant periods and events in American history.

"Voices Across Time: Teaching American History Through Song" is a five-week summer institute for 25 school teachers to explore topics in American history through the lens of iconic songs. Participants will utilize popular songs as primary source documents to enrich discussions of American history, while field trips and authentic performances will offer a uniquely engaging evocation of an historical context. Aided by the perspectives of historians, musicologists, and teaching performers, participants will develop innovative strategies to integrate music into their teaching of American social studies and language arts. This proposal is for a fifth Institute; previous Institutes were held in 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2011.

Project fields:
Music History and Criticism

Program:
Institutes for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$197,517 (approved)
$197,517 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013


ES-50347-10

University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6133)
Deane L. Root (Project Director: March 2010 to May 2012)
Mariana Whitmer (Co Project Director: March 2010 to May 2012)
Voices Across Time: Teaching American History Through Song

A five-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on ways to explore American history through popular songs.

"Voices Across Time: Teaching American History Through Song" is a five-week summer institute for 25 secondary school teachers to explore topics in American history through the lens of music. Participants will utilize popular songs as primary source documents to enrich discussions of American history, while field trips and authentic performances will offer a uniquely engaging evocation of an historical context. Aided by the perspectives of historians, musicologists, and teaching performers, participants will develop innovative strategies to integrate music into their teaching of American social studies and language arts. This proposal is for a fourth Institute; previous Institutes were held in 2004, 2006, and 2008.

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Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Institutes for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$199,955 (approved)
$199,955 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011


ES-50181-07

University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6133)
Deane L. Root (Project Director: March 2007 to August 2009)
Voices Across Time: Teaching American History Through Song

A five-week institute for twenty-five school teachers that would explore topics in American history, including American values and attitudes, through the lens of music.

"Voices Across Time: Teaching American History Through Song" is a five-week summer institute for 25 secondary school teachers to explore topics in American history through the lens of music. Participants will utilize popular songs as primary source documents to enrich discussions of American history, while field trips and authentic performances will offer a uniquely engaging evocation of an historical context. Aided by the perspectives of historians, musicologists, and teaching performers, participants will both strengthen their skills as historians and develop innovative strategies to integrate music into their teaching of American history. This proposal is for a third Institute; previous Institutes were held in 2004 and 2006.

Project fields:
Music History and Criticism

Program:
Institutes for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$193,117 (approved)
$193,117 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2007 – 12/31/2008


ES-50133-05

University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6133)
Mariana Whitmer (Project Director: March 2005 to February 2008)
Voices Across Time: Teaching American History Through Song

A five-week institute for twenty-five school teachers that would explore topics in American history, including American values and attitudes, through the lens of music.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Institutes for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$165,581 (approved)
$165,581 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2005 – 12/31/2006


ES-50036-03

University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6133)
Mariana Whitmer (Project Director: March 2003 to March 2006)
Voices Across Time: American History Through Song

A five-week institute for 25 school teacher to use popular songs as primary source documents for the study of selected themes in American history.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Institutes for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$146,705 (approved)
$146,705 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2003 – 12/31/2004