Heritage Fellow John Cephas Virtual Residency

Heritage Fellow John Cephas Virtual Residency

NEA National Heritage Fellow, 1989 Master Piedmont Blues Musician When I grew up as a kid and we had these get-togethers in the country, almost everyone had a repertoire that included “John Henry,” and you were judged by how well you played it. Some played it in open...
Then and Now

Then and Now

In Spring 2020 millions of students were not in school or on playgrounds as people stay home during the Covid-19 pandemic. Disruptions of our usual daily routines meant we were doing and using things differently. This activity invites you to think about how objects in...
Interviewing Virtual Unit

Interviewing Virtual Unit

Observing the traditions and traditional art forms around us, we learn why and how informal local learning underpins our lives and the knowledge and skills that we acquire in classrooms and formal academic settings. By interviewing family and community members to...
Games and Play

Games and Play

Games are fun to play at any age and tell us a lot about our families, friends, and communities. There are many cool ways to think about and study games. Download Activity Worksheet Supplies Pencil, paper, optional crayons and markers, optional Venn Diagram worksheet....
Good for What Ails You

Good for What Ails You

Our beliefs about health and wellness are part of our personal and family folklore. Collecting cures, home remedies, and health sayings reveals how much a part of daily life our folklore about health is.