ERIC Number: ED353090
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Making Education Relevant for Contemporary Indian Youth: A Handbook for Cultural Curriculum Developers Focusing on American Indian Tribes and Canadian First Nations. 1991 Edition.
Chisholm, Anita; And Others
This guide was developed to assist American Indian and Canadian Native educators in developing cultural curriculum materials for use in the classroom. The purpose of developing authentic cultural materials is to enhance the educational experience of Indian students and White students. The guide covers the following topics: (1) cultural curriculum development including goals of multicultural education and cultural learning; (2) format for cultural curriculum development; (3) writing specific and clear objectives for classroom instruction; (4) sample unit outlines for curriculum development; (5) rules for effective, clear writing; (6) interviewing techniques and example of a lesson prepared from an interview; (7) setting up curriculum teams; (8) scope and sequence of curriculum; (9) documenting cultural curriculum resources and available resources on American Indian tribes and Canadian bands; (10) considerations when using books, films, filmstrips, etc.; (11) learning styles; (12) creating a good classroom environment; (13) interpretive illustration and authentication; and (14) examples of cultural lessons. (LP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma Univ., Norman. American Indian Inst.