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Nash, Kindel; Panther, Leah; Arce-Boardman, Alicia – Reading Teacher, 2018
This article features a culturally sustaining practice that many early literacy teachers can adapt and use: "la historia de mi nombre"/the story of my name. The practice is described in the context of a second-grade bi/multilingual class as the Latinx students are learning about their names through culturally authentic literature,…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Culturally Relevant Education, Grade 2
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López-Peláez, María Paz; Martínez-Morales, María; Moreno-Montoro, María Isabel; Tirado de la Chica, Ana – Educational Review, 2018
"Historias de mi barrio" is a piece of pedagogic research aimed at highlighting the way art can articulate the relationship between the educational context and a neighbourhood at high risk of social exclusion. The starting point for this study was to ask whether this type of research, centred around the arts, was suitable in complex…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Educational Environment, Social Isolation, Artists
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Valdeon, Roberto A. – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2011
This paper examines the connection between translation and narratives of history, with particular attention to Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" and its Spanish version, "La otra historia de los Estados Unidos". It is argued that translation interacts with history in many ways: translation is fundamental to history and, in…
Descriptors: Translation, Spanish, United States History, History Instruction
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LaGreca, Nancy – Hispania, 2009
This article examines Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda's choice to include articles depicting the advanced decay of cadavers, which are simultaneously horrible and awesome, in her women's periodical "Album Cubano de lo Bueno y lo Bello". Background on Avellaneda's biography, women's print culture, and theories of the sublime provide a frame for the…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Death, Latin American Literature, Authors
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Kendig, Catherine – Science & Education, 2013
Hasok Chang ("Sci Educ" 20:317-341, 2011) shows how the recovery of past experimental knowledge, the physical replication of historical experiments, and the extension of recovered knowledge can increase scientific understanding. These activities can also play an important role in both science and history and philosophy of science…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Science History, Science Education, Science Education History
Pellus Perez, Elena – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Hernan Perez de Oliva (1494?-1531) was a learned Spanish humanist who wrote his major works in the decades following the discovery of America. By articulating events of his career and literary life, my goal is to comprehend his contributions to the early literary production regarding the newly-found Americas. The thesis consists of three parts.…
Descriptors: Latin American History, Drama, Spanish, Moral Issues
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Porras González, Nohora Inés – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2010
This article presents the results of a study on utilizing stories for teaching English as a foreign language to children in first, second and third grades. It was carried out in a Colombian public elementary school in Bucaramanga, Colombia. The proposal was initiated by a group of student-teachers at Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Seccional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods, Story Telling
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Oregon Univ., Eugene. Foreign Language Resource Center. – 1994
These curriculum units were developed in a National Endowment for the Humanities 1994 summer seminar "Mexico in Transition." The 23 lessons are written in Spanish. Lessons are entitled: (1) "La Migracion Mexicana Vista a Traves del Cuento 'Paso del Norte' de Juan Rulfo" (Jose Jorge Armendariz); (2) "Los Grupos Indigenas de…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Drama, Foreign Countries, Geography
Maciel, David R. – Aztlan, 1972
The bibliography includes works which analyze Mexico's ancient and contemporary philosophy, as well as the country's culture and national identity. (NQ)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Bibliographies, Biographies, Concept Formation
Galarza, Ernesto – 1971
Part of the series "Coleccion Mini-Libros" (Mini-Book Collection), the booklet is a factual account of the life of a bee. Designed to provide a tool for education of the Spanish-speaking child, as well as to stimulate an interest in Spanish among the youth of our country, the publication is a compilation of photographs with a description of bees…
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Educational Resources
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San Diego City Schools, CA. – 1973
This newsletter is designed for use by teachers, counselors, and administrators involved in bilingual-bicultural education. In the first article C. V. Perez describes bilingual education programs in New York State. J. N. Vieira writes in Portuguese about the Brown University bilingual program. In her article "Portuguese Happenings," J.…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, English
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De Slemenson, Marta – Convergence, 1971
After a military coup in 1966, the University of Buenos Aires lost its autonomy. As a result, some of the teaching staff resigned and left the country. (MF)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Culture
Gies, David Thatcher, Comp. – 1989
This performance guide is the result of work conducted at the University of Virginia's National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, 1989, on "Spanish Literature in Performance," in which 25 secondary school Spanish teachers studied Spanish texts from the perspective of classroom performance to deepen knowledge of the texts and…
Descriptors: Authors, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Context
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Cruz, Juan Jose – History Teacher, 2002
In this article, the author shares his experience and the challenges he faced in teaching an inclusive American history to Canary Islands students. The author teaches two undergraduate courses related to the U.S., plus a graduate course in American culture and political liberalism. Presently, eleven credits (two semester courses) serve as the…
Descriptors: United States History, Foreign Countries, Teaching Experience, Educational Environment
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Carvalho-Neto, Paulo de – Cuadernos Americanos, 1973
Descriptors: Folk Culture, Hispanic American Literature, Legends, Portuguese
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