• Lyndon B. Johnson and the Crisis in the Dominican Republic

    Created March 25, 2013
    LBJ: Honduran soldiers

    In this lesson, students look at the history of the United States’s relationship with Latin America, and they then evaluate the competing priorities which shaped the American intervention in the Dominican Republic in 1965.

  • De Colores

    Created April 13, 2012
    De Colores

    This lesson plan is designed for young learners at the beginner or beginner-intermediate level of proficiency in Spanish. The activities in this lesson plan will help students learn ten colors in Spanish and also provide them with practice to use them in context.

    Poet Derek Walcott born

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    January 23, 1930
    Gudea of Lagash, ca. 2012 BCE

    World History for Us All

    World History for Us All is a powerful, innovative model curriculum for teaching world history in middle and high schools.

    Afropop Worldwide

    Afropop Worldwide — PRI

    This PRI series explores the vast variety of music that has African roots or influences, including Francophone nations as well as many Caribbean and Latin American countries. The series includes webcasts.

    National Hispanic Heritage Month

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    September 15, 1968

    Puerto Rico Encyclopedia

    This collection of free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of Puerto Rico is updated regularly to ensure that they are accurate and accessible. The editors are continually adding new entries, photographs, and maps, so check back frequently to see what's new.

    BBC Mundo

    BBC Mundo: BBCMundo.com

    The site contains news of the world in Spanish. Advanced students. AP recommended.

    SEXTO DE PRIMARIA — Geografía

    Libro de Texto de SEXTO DE PRIMARIA — Geografía

    From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on geography, including cultural geography such as human migration and world economy, as well as research assignments. Intermediate students.

    Libro de Geografía Universal

    Libro de Texto de QUINTO DE PRIMARIA — Geografía

    From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on world geography, including the oceans, the continents, world capitals, mountain ranges, water bodies, among many others. The textbook is rich in visual resources. Intermediate students.