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ERIC Number: ED451123
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 62
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Approaching Tibetan Studies: A Resource Handbook for Educators.
Garfunkel, Jon
This resource handbook for educators is divided into three broad sections: "Curricular Ideas and Support Materials"; "About Tibet"; and "Suggested Sources for the Study of Tibet." The handbook's first section, "Curricular Ideas and Support Materials," contains the following subdivisions: "Thematic Approaches for the Study of Tibet"; "Curricular Ideas and Suggestions for Educators K-12"; "Food for Thought on Examining Tibetan Issues"; "Questions for Discussion and Writing Assignments"; "Essential Questions on the Tibetan Issue"; "Glossary of Political Terms Associated with the Tibetan Situation"; "Useful Quotes"; "Ideas for Broadening One's Tibetan Experience"; "Ideas for Getting Involved with Tibetan Issues"; "Tibetan Prayer Flag Lesson"; and "Tibetan Prayer Flag Worksheet." The second section, "About Tibet," contains these subdivisions: "Geography of Tibet"; "Tibet: A Physical Map"; "Tibet: A Political Map"; "Tibet: 1959"; "An Outline of Tibetan Culture, by Robert A. F. Thurman"; and "Chronology of Tibetan History." The third section, "Suggested Sources for the Study of Tibet," contains suggestions for locating resources for grades K-4, for grades 5-8, for grades 9-12, for educators, by topic, in periodicals, in music, in video, by organization, and on the World Wide Web. (BT)
Global Source Education, P.O. Box 30094, Seattle, WA 98103 ($15). Tel: 206-781-8060; Fax: 206-706-6204; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Global Source Education, Seattle, WA. Tibet Education Network.
Identifiers - Location: China