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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
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Educational Assessment. – 1986
In 1985-86, Project CAUSA completed a three-year funding cycle at Grover Cleveland High School in Queens, New York. The project provided 132 newly arrived students from Italy and several Spanish-speaking countries with instruction in English as a second language (ESL), native language arts, and content areas. Basic goals were to help students…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Bilingual Education Programs, Career Education, Career Guidance
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation. – 1986
In its final year of funding, Project COPE provided instruction in basic skills and career development to 388 students of limited English proficiency (LEP) in grades 9 through 12 at three sites in Brooklyn and the Bronx: 150 Hispanics at John F. Kennedy High School, 150 Haitians at Prospect Heights High School, and 88 Italians at Christopher…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education Programs, Career Education, English (Second Language)
Casey, Tommye W.; D'Amico, Joseph J. – 1981
This teaching guide suggests ways to help elementary pupils use an accompanying student instructional guide to learn about five of South and Southwest Philadelphia's ethnic groups. The title of the student guide is "History, Heritage, and Hearsay: A Children's Guide to Ethnic South and Southwest Philadelphia" (SO 013 690). Students,…
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational Trends, Elementary Education, Ethnic Groups
Community School District 24, Queens, NY. – 1980
This is an evaluation of a Title VII Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program conducted in New York City in 1979-1980. Bilingual education was offered to Spanish, Greek, and Italian speaking students. The evaluation describes the features of the program and its goals for both English and Non English speaking students, and briefly outlines…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, English (Second Language)
Casalena, Josephine – 1975
This document, the first volume of the Congress of Italian-American Organizations Handbook, includes in addition to the normal perspective a handbook takes of the organization that it portrays, summaries of many of the statistics that have made CIAO's convictions possible and strong during the 1974 fiscal year. It begins with a review of…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Economically Disadvantaged, Enrollment, Ethnic Groups
Ryan, Joseph, Ed. – 1973
The contents of this book are organized in four parts. Part 1, "Defining White Ethnicity," consists of three essays: "What is an Ethnic?" Andrew Greeley; "Components of the White Ethnic Movement," Perry Weed; and "Confessions of a White Ethnic," Michael Novak. Part 2, "The Family, Parish, and Neighborhood," consists of six essays: "La Famiglia:…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Educational Problems, Ethnic Groups, Family Characteristics
LoGatto, Anthony F., Comp. – 1972
Contents of this chronology and fact book include the following: (i) Editor's foreword; (ii) Chronology; (iii) Twenty-one documents, ranging from "Charter granting Christopher Columbus the Prerogatives and Privileges of his Voyage--April 30, 1492," to "On the Care of Migrants," issued by Pope Paul VI on August 22, 1969; Nine appendices, including:…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Artists, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background
Rolle, Andrew F. – 1972
This book takes an historical approach to the immigrant experience as well as describing why immigrants left Italy, how they were changed by American culture, how they fared, and where they settled. After examining the immigrants' role within the political, economic, and cultural life of the United States, the book discusses their current…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Pluralism, Economic Factors, Ethnic Groups
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Donato, Clorinda – ADFL Bulletin, 1995
Describes how the Department of Romance, German, and Russian Languages and Literatures at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), secured sponsorship for several Italian classes threatened by budget cuts from local and national Italian cultural organizations. The collaboration also helped make the CSULB Italian program more responsive to…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Curriculum Development, Fund Raising, Higher Education
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Educational Assessment. – 1986
Project BITEC offers instructional, resource, and supportive services to four different populations of limited English proficient (LEP) students from China, Vietnam, Latin America, and Italy at New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn, New York. The project provides a technological/computer, secretarial, and industrial arts program intended to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education Programs, English (Second Language)
Pietanza, Rosa Riccio, Comp. – 1977
This resource guide for teachers of Italian and their students provides the following: (1) a list of awards and scholarships available to students of Italian and/or Italian American students, and the institutions through which the awards and scholarships are available; (2) a list of the sources for 16mm films available both at no cost and for a…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Awards, Cultural Background, Educational Media
Greeley, Andrew J.; McCready, William – 1972
This paper begins with a very simple theoretical question: Do the cultural heritages of the Old World persist among children and grandchildren of the immigrants from the various European countries? Two ethnic groups--the Irish Catholics and the Italians--about whose country of origin there exists something of an anthropological and sociological…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Cultural Influences
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation. – 1981
This report describes and presents 1980-81 evaluation results for Project Rescate at John Jay High School in New York City. The project, which was funded under Title VII of the Elementary Secondary Education Act, provided instruction in English as a Second Language and in native language skills for limited proficient students. Bilingual…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups
Washburn, David E. – 1981
Strategies for schooling which reflect the cultural diversity of the United States were examined. To discern the role of teacher education in this process, a survey was conducted of 3,038 postsecondary institutions. The initial query sought to identify multicultural teacher education programs. Statistical data is provided on the groups studied,…
Descriptors: American Indians, Arabs, Asian Americans, Blacks
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