ERIC Number: ED090112
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Title III and Cultural Diversity.
The Title III Quarterly, Summer 1973
Title III projects dealing with cultural diversity in the classroom are described in this issue of the Title III Quarterly. Major articles are devoted to the following projects: Two Arts Culture Three Project, developing the crafts and music of mountain whites, blacks, and Cherokees; the Rota Bilingual Project, the Marianas District, emphasizing the Chamorro language and culture; the Afro-American Curriculum Office and Resource Center, Toledo, Ohio, exposing everyone to Afro-American culture; the Indian Community Guidance Project, Alliance, Nebraska, helping to keep Indian students in high school; the Open-Space Bilingual/Bicultural Approach to Elementary Education, Bristol, Pa., stressing a belief in cultural pluralism; the Open Concept School for Indian Education, Sault St. Marie, Michigan, giving Indian children more responsibility and individual attention; and the Racial Ethnic Action Project, Freeport, N. Y., recognizing the importance of ethnicity as a positive factor common to all people. Short notes are provided on eight other projects. A list of all the cultural diversity projects by state concludes the document. (JH)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Black Studies, Blacks, Chamorro, Community Involvement, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Culture Contact, Curriculum Development, Ethnic Groups, Indians, Instructional Innovation, Language Role, Projects, Relevance (Education), Self Concept, Student Centered Curriculum, Student Responsibility, Subcultures
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Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. National Advisory Council on Supplementary Centers and Services.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III