ERIC Number: ED456975
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Won in the Classroom: Guidelines for the Selection of Culturally Appropriate Materials.
Indian Community School of Milwaukee, Inc., WI.
This document was developed to assist teachers and school districts in analyzing and selecting instructional materials for American Indian students. The document's recommendations are consistent with Wisconsin state standards and with guidelines set forth by American Indian, Alaska Native, and international indigenous education associations. Selection criteria for evaluating content areas are listed. Subsequent sections of the document discuss criteria for evaluating the organizational structure of instructional materials, the extent to which the materials emphasize active learning and provide culturally appropriate student experiences, the extent to which the materials support recommended teaching methods and educational strategies, the materials' use of multiple means of assessment, and how all components of the materials work together to produce high quality student experiences. A glossary of terms and 20 resources for additional information are included. (SV)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indian Community School of Milwaukee, Inc., WI.