Download interdisciplinary, cross-regional and standard-specific units, lessons and instructional aids designed by teachers and scholars and tested by practicing precollegiate teachers affiliated with the National Resource Center network.
Restoring Women to World Studies introduces the notion of gender as a key social category and patriarchy as an important organizing structure in many societies and cultures. The unit then examines these concepts within case studies from the four regions. Each case study is meant to encourage students to address questions about gender roles in the different societies, either in a particular histori
Provides contemporary political and institutional information about the 35 countries of the Western Hemisphere.
A List of films from 2005-2006
Anne Gaspers, Brenna McCoy
Exploring culture and geography through Latin American folktales
Instructional unit invesitgating the music of the Andes that includes composing music, performing, and building siku pipes
By Nancy Van Laan, illustrated by Beatriz Vidal (Houghton Mifflin, 1998)
By Lulu Delacre (Scholastic, 2000)
By Sandra Comino (Groundwood, 2003)
A website that incorporates video, audio, text and photographic resources
The assimilation and Contributions to Latin America
Resources for Teaching about the Americas
Primary, Intermediate and Secondary Lessons about the Tango.
A portfolio of images from a 2001 Fulbright-Hays Seminar in Argentina
Curriculum Materials for the Middle Grades
Introduces the history and rich cultural legacy of Mexico, Peru, Brazil and other Latin American countries.
A metasite of filtered website materials.
The video lending library of Cornell University's Latin American Studies Program.
An annotated set of mostly weblinks to key Latin American reference materials.