ERIC Number: ED377112
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
A Teacher's Guide to Folklife Resources for K-12 Classrooms. Publications of the American Folklife Center, No. 19.
Bartis, Peter; Bowman, Paddy
Designed to aid teachers in the classroom, this guide provides a list of materials recently prepared for the kindergarten through grade 12 classroom by folklorists and other cultural studies specialists in closely related fields and includes a selected list of agencies with established commitments to folklife programming. After a definition of folklife and a description of the American Folklife Center, a listing of 98 resources for folklife in education provide brief summaries, addresses, and ordering information. In addition, other resource items such as documentary videos and sound recordings are available through a list of 10 catalogs. A selected list of agencies with folklife programs includes: (1) six national programs; (2) five regional programs; and (3) 99 state and community-based programs. (CK)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Folk Culture, National Programs, Regional Programs, Resource Materials, Social Studies, State Programs, Teaching Guides
American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20540-8100.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. American Folklife Center.