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Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education. – 1992
This publication, intended for Spanish-speaking students in grades 6-10, has three main objectives. First, it serves as an introduction (or refresher) to basic geographic concepts. Second, it is an examination of the physical and political geography of Latin America. Third, it is designed to help students examine maps in a critical manner. The…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction
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Herman, R. D. K. – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 2008
Using storytelling from his experiences with the Western Apache, Keith Basso elaborates the notion that "wisdom sits in places," that is, the way in which social and cultural knowledge and guidance--wisdom--is based on experience. Because experience occurs in places, landscapes (and their stories and place names) can come to encode social and…
Descriptors: Cultural Maintenance, Geography, American Indian Education, Intellectual Disciplines
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Thompson, Mary P.; And Others – 1958
This is the third volume in a series of texts in a conversational Spanish course for elementary school children. Nine basic units present introductory linguistic patterns and cultural insights into the lives of the Spanish people. They include: (1) Review Unit 1, ("Cristobal Colon"), (2) Review Unit 2, (3) "Un Accidente,""La Navidad," and…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Basic Skills, Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Education