Outreach

K-14 Teaching Resources

~ Bilingual Resources ~ Teaching about Latin American and the Caribbean by TOPIC: Agriculture, Art/Architecture, Culture/Traditions, Hispanic Heritage, Day of the Dead, Economics, Food, Geography, History, Migrantion and Immigration, Languages, Music, Politics, Religion, Sports, Urbanism ~ Latin American and the Caribbean Teaching Resources ~ Curriculum Units and Lesson Plans: by Grade / by Topic ~ Latin American Holidays & Celebrations Calendar ~ Teachers Basic Latin American Languages Communication Booklet ~

International Education Resources

BILINGUAL RESOURCES

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Teaching about Latin America and the Caribbean by Topic

Agriculture ~ Art / Architecture ~ Culture and Traditions ~ Hispanic Heritage ~ Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos ~ Economics ~ Food ~ Geography ~ History ~ Immigration and Migration ~ Languages ~ Music ~ Politics ~ Religion ~ Sports ~ Urbanism

Agriculture

Art / Architecture

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Culture and Traditions

 

Hispanic Heritage

Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos

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Economics

Food

  • Bananas Unpeeled! The Hidden Costs of Banana Production and Trade - The Global Education Network
    The theme of banana production and trade is perfectly suited to a curriculum unit intended to help students gain a more global perspective of important world issues. Growing bananas, occurring as it does in Southern countries with unstable or dictatorial political situations, may have devastating effects on the land and workers. For grade 12.
  • International Potato Center (CIP)
    The International Potato Center seeks to reduce poverty and achieve food security on a sustained basis in developing countries through scientific research and related activities on potato, sweetpotato, and other root and tuber crops and on the improved management of natural resources in the Andes and other mountain areas.
  • Latin American Food, Recipies and Nutrition: http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/food/

Geography

History

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Latin American Immigration and Migration

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Languages

Music

Politics

Religion

Sports

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Urbanism in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Latin American and Caribbean Resources

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Curriculum Units & Lesson Plans

BY GRADE / BY TOPIC

Kindergarten

3rd GRADE

5th GRADE

6-8 GRADE

9-12 GRADE

  • Culture in Art - The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo
    Explore how cultural aspects of our lives are depicted in society. Identify the cultural elements Frida Kahlo referenced in her work.

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BY TOPIC

Latin American Lesson Plans
Latin American Immigration & Migration

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Latin American Cities/ Urbanism

 

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LATIN AMERICAN HOLIDAYS & CELEBRATIONS CALENDAR

LA.calendar

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International Education Resources

The Illinois International Review

Outreach Links and Listservs

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Travel Abroad for Teachers

GEEO - Travel Programs for Educators

Global Exploration for Educators Organization (GEEO) is a 501c3 non-profit organization that runs summer professional development travel programs designed for teachers.

GEEO is offering 23 different travel programs for the summer of 2013: India/Nepal, Italy, Portugal/Spain, Amalfi Coast, Eastern Europe, Budapest to Istanbul, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Comfort Thailand, Thailand/Laos, Cambodia, China, Comfort China, Russia/Mongolia/China, Turkey 15-day, Turkey 8-day, Kenya/Tanzania, South Africa/Mozambique/Zimbabwe/Botswana, Morocco, Peru, Ecuador, The Galapagos Islands and Costa Rica. The registration deadline is June 1st, but space is limited and many programs will be full well before the deadline.

Educators have the option to earn graduate school credit and professional development credit while seeing the world.  The trips are 8 to 24 days in length and are designed and discounted to be interesting and affordable for teachers. GEEO provides teachers educational materials and the structure to help them bring their experiences into the classroom. The trips are open to all nationalities of K-12 and university educators and administrators, as well as retired educators. Educators are also permitted to bring along a non-educator guest.

Detailed information about each trip, including itineraries, costs, travel dates, and more can be found at http://www.geeo.org.

2013 LATIN AMERICAN TRAVEL PROGRAMS

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