Backstreets of Oaxaca, pastel by Pearl Lau, NEH Participant, 2010

Virtual_Oaxaca

Virtual_Oaxaca is a virtual representation of Oaxaca, the city, surrounding archeological sites, and arts communities. Created by teachers in an NEH-funded Summer Institute. Plan a lesson, watch a video, and peek at Oaxaca on Second Life. More to come!

Museo del Prado

Museo Nacional del Prado Audio Guides

Introduction and access to children’s audio tours as a fun way to learn about the masterpieces of the museum’s rich collections. Intermediate through advanced students.

SEXTO DE PRIMARIA — Educación Artística

Libro de Texto de SEXTO DE PRIMARIA — Educación Artística

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on art education, including visuals, photographs, vocabulary words, analyses of works of art and art appreciation. Intermediate through advanced students.

Historias del cielo. La astronomía a través de los mitos. Tercer Premio.

Historias del cielo. La astronomía a través de los mitos

From the Ministerio de Educación de España, Instituto de Tecnologías Educativas, a site on astronomy and the mythology of the heavens, with music and readings on figures of Greek mythology, the stars, and constellations. Intermediate through advanced students.

Azucar - The Life and Music of Celia Cruz

¡Azúcar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, showcases the life and art of Cuban-born Pop singer, Celia Cruz, with documents, photographs, and video and audio clips of her performances. Intermediate students.

Educacion Artistica Primer Grado

Libro de Texto de PRIMERO DE PRIMARIA — Educación Artística

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on art education rich with images, to teach vocabulary and the appreciation of the arts, with spaces with activities for the students to analyze aspects of art education. Advanced beginning through intermediate students.

CUARTO DE PRIMARIA — Educación Artística

Libro de Texto de CUARTO DE PRIMARIA — Educación Artística

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on art education designed to teach students about art appreciation and personal creativity, with factsheets and exercises on the visual arts and the performing arts.

The Treaty of Ciudad Juárez peace treaty signed, concluding the initial phase of the Mexican Revolution

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Maurice Sendak, children’s author/illustrator, born

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John James Audubon, French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter, is born

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