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Kaya-Carton, Esin; And Others – 1986
Social studies textbooks need careful inspection with regard to how they treat ethnicity. Although there have been several studies of possible bias in textbooks, there are methodological concerns that need further deliberation. Content analysis has been called a "technique for systematic inference from communications," and it may be viewed as a…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Italian Americans
KIDSNET, Washington, DC. – 2000
"Same Difference," the television program featured in this videotape and teaching guide, tells the story of a friendship that blossoms into love between Shelley and Vinnie, a young couple with different ethnic and religious backgrounds, Jewish and Italian Catholic. Despite family opposition and personal difficulties, the spirit of…
Descriptors: Catholics, Critical Viewing, Cultural Context, Curriculum Enrichment
Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum. – 1978
The curriculum guide is for levels G and H of the mathematics segment of Chicago's bilingual education program for limited-English-speaking native Italian-speaking students. It includes specific instructional objectives and worksheets for teaching the mathematical concepts of place value, whole numbers, rational numbers, measurement, geometry, and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education
Brockman, Terra Castiglia – 1996
This book is designed to help the novice in understanding how to conduct genealogical research for Italian ancestors. A brief introduction to each chapter offers ideas on topics for research and resources to consult. Chapters include: (1) "Why Trace Your Roots?"; (2) "The History of Italian Immigration"; (3) "Beginning Your Genealogical Search";…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Origins
Balch Inst., Philadelphia, PA. – 1985
Italian-Americans such as industrialist Lee Iacocca, architect Robert Venturi, film-maker Brian De Palma, and writer Gay Talese have contributed to the emergence of ethnic groups as a major force in the cultural and business life of the United States. What is not widely appreciated, however, is the cultural, religious, craft, and family base which…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Community, Cultural Activities, Cultural Background
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Allen, Ray; Groce, Nancy, Ed. – New York Folklore, 1988
This special journal issue is designed to draw attention to the varied musical traditions of cultural groups living in New York State. Recent research by folklorists and musicologists also is examined. Articles include: (1) "Introduction: Folk and Traditional Music in New York State" (Ray Allen; Nancy Groce); (2) "African-American…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Anthropology, Black Culture, Chinese Americans