ERIC Number: ED399205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Discovery Box: Exploring Culture through Artifacts. Revised Edition.
Aoki, Aya; And Others
This unit provides a guide for teachers looking for creative and effective ways to teach intercultural understanding through the interactive use of artifacts. The guide offers practical suggestions for using the boxes, a series of teaching tips, suggestions for making the boxes and sample lesson plans on Japan. Sections include: (1) "The Concepts Behind the Discovery Box"; (2) "How to Use a Discovery Box"; and (3) "Sample Lessons Utilizing a Culture Box on Japan." The document concludes with four appendices containing teaching suggestions, sample discovery boxes, class discussion suggestions, and a 7-item bibliography. (EH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Discovery Learning, Elementary Education, Folk Culture, Global Education, Heritage Education, Material Culture, Multicultural Education, Realia, Social Studies, World History
Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education, Institute for International Studies (IIS), Littlefield Center, Room 14, Stanford University, 300 Lasuen Street, Stanford, CA 94305-5013.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education.