Videoconferencing from the Lone Star State!

March "In the News" from Connect2Texas providers 
EduCake and MECCA

Texas Independence Day Celebration
Friday, March 2

8:45-9:30 CST
Grades K-12


Most sites will be view only

Texas Flag

The program will be divided into three interactive segments. One will feature how to sing songs about Texas. Sheet music with lyrics will be provided. Anyone can play a C melody instrument, such as a recorder, violin, piano, etc., along with the performers. All participants can sing along with the performers. Another segment will feature how to do Cotton Eyed Joe, a Texas dance and song. Also included will be how to do some simple clogging steps. Sheet music and cue sheets will be provided. Another segment will include a Texas fiddler demonstrating old time Texas music that used to be used in Texas for recreation. He will be accompanied by a banjo player. Each segment will last about 15 minutes and will end with a question an interactive answer session. An internet back channel will be provided during the program for chatting. Also a interactive poll will be included in the last fifteen minute session.

Matierals will be posted at

Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Author - John Erickson
Author - Rooster Morris
Bass Hall Performing Arts
Bob Bullock TX State History Museum
Cook Children's Medical Center
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Educake, Inc.
Fort Worth Museum of Science & History
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
Fort Worth Zoo
Humanities Texas
Institute of Texan Cultures
McDonald Observatory
Multi-Educational Cross Cultural 
Arts Association (MECCA)
Museum of Nature & Science
National Archives at Fort Worth
National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame
Old Jail Art Center
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Partnership for Environmental Education & 
Rural Health (PEER)
Sixth Floor Museum
Texas Wildlife Association
The Grace Museum

Title: Texas Independence Day
Date: Friday, March 2
Time: 8:45-9:30 AM CST
Cost: FREE

Some providers can offer specific dates and times upon request!
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Connect2Texas is a service offered by 
Education Service Center Region XI 
and the
Region Eleven Telecommunications Network

Lori Hamm
3001 North Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76106
(817) 740-7516


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