The Great Migration Curriculum Workshop

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Workshop Registration
The Great Migration Curriculum Workshop
November 05, 2016
Delta Blues Museum, Clarksdale, MS

The Delta Blues Museum is pleased to offer a workshop on The Great Migration on Saturday, November 05, 2016 and the opportunity for teachers to earn .7 CEU's. The fee for registration is $25. Workshop fee includes lunch, snacks and CEU's.

Sessions will include an overview of the Mississippi Blues Trail Curriculum and the lesson plan on "Cotton" presented by Scott Barretta; an overview of the Delta Blues Museum's educational offerings including the Explore and Learn series and the traveling trunk with Museum Director Shelley Ritter; a tour of the Delta Blues Museum with Group Tour Manager Maie Smith; a first-hand account of how things were from musician Josh "Razorblade" Stewart; and an overview of how to implement these resources in the classroom by Joey Young. Attendees will learn how to draw upon their existing knowledge of music to find corollaries in terms of music and expressing emotion, technology and music, how music reflects gender roles. They will also have the opportunity to write their own blues song.

Registration will open at 8:15am. Presentations will be given in the Delta Blues Museum at #1 Blues Alley beginning at 9:00am and ending at 4:00pm with lunch included. Educators wishing to earn CEU's must register on or before the day of the event, pay the fee and complete an evaluation form. Applications will be processed after these steps are completed and teachers will receive .7 CEU credits. Workshop fee includes lunch, snacks and CEU's.

Reservations for this workshop will only be taken on-line, by fax to (662) 627-7263 or by e-mail to

Please Note: Reservations will NOT be honored by phone.

This program was financially assisted by the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi and the Mississippi Arts Commission.


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