ERIC Number: ED110267
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Suggestions for Teaching Rural Alaska Native Students.
Fisher, Guy; Sellens, Sharon
Designed for elementary/secondary teachers working either with segregated Alaska Native classes (i.e., the Rural Transition Center and Native Core) or those working with integrated classes in either urban or rural areas, this guide presents a variety of instructional information. Presenting suggestions, research, comments, activities, etc., this guide is organized via the following sections: (1) a brief section on the cultural background of the Alaska Eskimo; (2) instructional styles of effective and ineffective teachers of American Indian and Eskimo students (an ethnographic study); (3) program descriptions providing history, philosophy, and objectives of the Boarding Home Program, the Rural Transition Center, and the Core Program; (4) a listing of Alaska towns and villages by traditional ethnic background; (5) 54 language arts learning activities; (6) 36 social studies learning activities; (7) 30 projects and activities for various disciplines; (8) a brief section on work habits; (9) a brief section on Native games and contests; (10) a listing of resource people and agencies; (11) "The First Alaskans"--an instructional television series (lesson descriptions and availability); (12) a listing of Alaska newspapers; (13) Alaska State Housing Authority's Listing of Alaska's Comprehensive Plans; and (14) a bibliography (resource materials, books, periodicals). (JC)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Concept Formation, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Elementary Secondary Education, Eskimos, Guides, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Program Descriptions, Rural Areas, Social Studies, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Methods, Urban Areas
Anchorage Borough School District, 4600 DeBarr Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99504 ($1.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Anchorage Borough School District, AK.