ERIC Number: ED120032
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Understanding You and Them: Tips for Teaching about Ethnicity.
Cortes, Carlos E.; And Others
Offering practical tips for K-12 teachers and other curriculum planners, this booklet presents a comprehensive view of how ethnicity should be treated in the curriculum, suggests a number of activities for ethnic studies, identifies resources and materials available in ethnic studies, and describes a number of instruments available for evaluating the outcomes of ethnic studies. Focusing on the nature of ethnicity in the curriculum, the first of four chapters defines ethnic studies, describes where ethnic studies education occurs, and identifies the goals of ethnic studies. In addition, "do and don't" guidelines of teaching about ethnicity are provided. The last section in chapter one discusses multiethnic teaching concepts. The major portion of the document, chapter two, offers activities designed to introduce the concept of ethnicity and enrich students' knowledge and understanding of their ethnic origins and the ethnic origins of others. Chapter three provides suggestions about how to identify available ethnic studies materials and select those that best suit the needs of a particular class. Chapter four presents an annotated list of existing instruments for evaluating various aspects of ethnic studies programs. The book is also included in an Ethnic Heritage Studies Kit, along with other books, a filmstrip, and cassette, which is available from the Social Science Education Consortium for $29.00. (Author/JR)
Descriptors: Concept Teaching, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Objectives, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Studies, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
Publications, Social Science Education Consortium, Incorporated, 855 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80302 (SSEC number 187, $3.95, prepayment or purchase order)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Social Science Education Consortium, Inc., Boulder, CO.; ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Boulder, CO.