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Guenther, Zenita; Németh-Torres, Geovani – Gifted Education International, 2016
The concept of spirituality is influenced by culture and the values and mores of Brazil, and though not directly linked to religion it actually grows from the same roots. This paper examines spirituality in education from the perspective of a humanistic psychology framework expressed as an ideal of the adequate personality or healthy personality.…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Talent Development, Intelligence, Humanism
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Perez B., L. A. – Hispania, 1977
Several Latinisms appear in Latin American Spanish, which would logically be farther from its Latin roots than Spanish in Spain. The existence of these elements and their importance as linguistic facts is analyzed here. Four words are treated: "Cliente,""cuadrar,""cuarto" and "rabula." (Text is in Spanish.) (CHK)
Descriptors: Diachronic Linguistics, Etymology, Language Usage, Language Variation
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De Swanson, Rosario – Hispania, 2017
The poem "Ritmos negros del Perú" by Afro-Peruvian writer Nicomedes Santa Cruz recovers Afro-Peruvian history and agency through the retelling of the journey of a mythical grandmother. Through the retelling of her story, the poet claims blackness and African roots as pillars of Peruvian culture. In so doing, Santa Cruz opens the door not…
Descriptors: History, Story Telling, Foreign Countries, Poetry
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Agosin, Marjorie – MultiCultural Review, 1999
Reflects on the traditions of Jewish Latin American literature, with its roots in the culture of Sephardic Jews who left Europe. One of the central themes of this literature, which is frequently written in the traditional Judeo-Spanish "ladino," is migration. (SLD)
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Jews, Latin American Culture, Latin American Literature
Williford, Miriam, Ed.; Casteel, J. Doyle, Ed. – 1977
This publication is a collection of the presentations made at the 1977 National Seminar of the Latin American Studies Association. Each article or presentation can stand alone; together they provide a sweeping view of the complexities of Latin America and suggestions for more effective secondary and college teaching about the area. There are three…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Economics, Filmographies, Higher Education
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Deihl, E. Roderick – Communication Quarterly, 1977
Examines the "Americanization" process dominating world electronic systems by surveying research observations and studying the roots of America's first international broadcast which was the shortwave programing of CBS and NBC to Latin America. (MH)
Descriptors: American Culture, Broadcast Industry, International Programs, Latin American Culture
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction. – 1985
This curriculum guide has been prepared for use by music specialists in the junior high and intermediate schools in New York City. It also can be used in high schools as a supplement to the required music curriculum. Each unit begins with a teacher's guide which outlines the material to be covered, a summary of unit content, the characteristics of…
Descriptors: Choral Music, Classical Music, Grade 7, Grade 8
Quinones, Julio – 1979
The purpose of this paper is to present a view of Latin American males and females that describes the situation in Latin America more accurately than the current stereotypical view accepted in the United States. The author discusses the roots of the North American misconception, citing differences between Latin American and North American cultures…
Descriptors: Adults, Cultural Differences, Employed Women, Family Relationship
Sandberg, Richard P. – 1969
The story of slavery is told beginning with its earliest roots in ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt, Ethiopa, and western Africa. The slave trade in the British colonies is contrasted with that of Latin America, but it is concluded that, for the slave, destination mattered little in his destiny. (The author notes that this edition is in first draft…
Descriptors: African History, American History, Black History, Colonial History (United States)
Ribeiro, Darcy – 1971
A new wave of reform is needed for Latin American universities suffering from structural rigidity, duplicity, inefficiency, and lack of community. The structural crisis in the university reflects the general social crisis in which society is pressured by opposing forces leading it toward either historical modernization or evolutionary…
Descriptors: Administration, Armed Forces, Bureaucracy, Educational Facilities
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Palmer, J. Jesse; And Others – Social Education, 1988
The second in a three-part geographical education series, this article focuses on human-environmental relations in the geographical area including Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea. The article examines how the historical and cultural roots of the people of Middle America have influenced their interaction with and modification of…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Latin American Culture, Latin American History
Montalvo, Frank F. – 1987
Failure to understand the role of skin color in the development of ethnoracial identity among Hispanic Americans has led to continued psychic and educational problems for them, hidden the cause of real and potential divisiveness in the community, and prevented the development of effective strategies for overcoming ethnic prejudice. The ethnic…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Ambiguity, Cultural Context, Cultural Images
Sunshine, Catherine A.; Menkart, Deborah, Ed. – 1994
These materials are designed to help students bridge the gaps in the news and their textbooks about the country of Haiti and to provide suggestions for further research. The following framework is suggested for studying Haiti today: (1) Haiti's current crisis is best understood in historical perspective; (2) the U.S. government has heavily…
Descriptors: Democracy, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Instructional Materials
Mowry, George; Lacy, Ann – 1995
This lesson is a series of activities and multi-media presentations designed to enable students to understand the historic and geographic roots of some of the problems that Central American nations have faced. Geography, history, writing, and storytelling are used as ways of understanding a multicultural world. Creative thinking and participation…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Foreign Countries, Geography, Intercultural Communication
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Munoz, Gabriel Trujillo, Ed. – 1990
This anthology/textbook is part of a Mexican series of instructional materials designed for Spanish speaking adults who are in the process of becoming literate or have recently become literate in their native language. This document presents a collection of works from important writers directed to the population of Baja California, especially to…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Students, Foreign Countries, Functional Literacy
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