Music in Arkansas: Origins 200 BC - 1941 AD
"Music in Arkansas: Origins 200 BC–1941 AD" tracks the development of Arkansas's rich musical heritage, beginning with the discovery of a 200 BC Hopewell panpipe and concluding as King Biscuit Time hits the airwaves in 1941 Helena. "Origins" explores Arkansas's role in the development of fourteen distinct musical genres, as well as how the rich Arkansas soundscape has been influenced by various shifts in culture and Arkansas's unique geographical regions.
"Music in Arkansas: Origins" is an online professional development course on the ArkansasIDEAS learning management system, worth 2 credit hours in Arkansas history. AETN is proud to provide this educator guide as a resource for middle and secondary teachers who wish to use "Origins" in the classroom. The documentary-style video segments and classroom resources have been developed with the Arkansas State Standards and the College, Career and Civic Life Framework in mind. We hope that you enjoy "Music in Arkansas: Origins" and that you find its accompanying resources beneficial to you, your students, and your learning goals.