ERIC Number: ED360132
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Feb
Sharing Our Stories & Traditions. Annual Bilingual Multicultural Education Equity Conference [Report] (18th, Anchorage, Alaska, February 5-7, 1992).
Kessler, Anne, Ed.
This proceedings describes a conference organized by the Alaska State Department of Education and the Alaska Association for Bilingual Education. The theme of the conference emphasized the common foundation of story telling across all cultures as a way to impart learning to younger generations. A focus on language learning strategies and gender equity concerns were interwoven throughout the sessions. Over 800 educators, parents, students, and community members participated in over 100 workshops, cultural presentations, general sessions, and exhibits. The proceedings provides information on: (1) conference organization, including planning committees and conference supporters; (2) bilingual multicultural education programs in Alaska for 1991-92, listed by school district and including the name of the program coordinator and address; (3) profiles of Akabe award recipients, including educator of the year and administrators recognized for their outstanding work in bilingual education; (4) three featured presentations about story telling and the importance of ethnic, linguistic, and gender diversity; (5) a conference agenda including workshops, presentations, and cultural presentations and brief descriptions of each; (6) a student conference agenda, including workshops and poetry contest winners; and (7) conference presenters and resource persons. Contains many photographs. (LP)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska