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From the birth of Buddhism to contemporary times, "Art and Composite Culture in South Asian History" will explore the cultural mixing, syncretism, and hybridity that shaped South Asia’s…

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Asian American & Pacific Islander Perspectives within … Pacific Islanders engaged civically and contributed to U.S. culture?" …   … and grounded in inquiry-based teaching and … the locations of places and regions and their political, cultural, and economic dynamics . NCSS. D2.His.3.9-12. Use …
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage and History in … teachers, and parents can begin their own foray into the cultures of Asia-Pacific, starting in Manjiro’s country. …
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… Closer Reading … Citizenship, Race, and Place: Frontiers in Asian American History … Citizenship, Race, and Place: … War II Teacher's Guide … Landmarks of American History and Culture … Landmarks of American History and Culture
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… Closer Reading … Citizenship, Race, and Place: Frontiers in Asian American History … Citizenship, Race, and Place: … History Teacher's Guide … Landmarks of American History and Culture … Landmarks of American History and Culture
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… the 1960s and 70s to express political autonomy, ethnic and cultural solidarity, and pride in ones’ Mexican … Revolution in the Fields/Revolución en los Campos Topic C: Asian American Civil Rights As the African American civil … in 1972, the Red School House in St. Paul, Minnesota used a culture-based approach to academic instruction. Scroll …
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… Citizenship, Race, and Place: Frontiers in Asian American History … June 09, 2022 Joanna Capps, Daniel … experienced the frontier in familiar ways–the colliding of cultures, the need to innovate in the face of unimaginable …
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… European exploration and settlement of the Americas and the cultural and economic exchange that resulted profoundly … however did not only take place between European and Asian or European and African monarchs. Increased …
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… Father's Lunch." Library of Congress African American Asian American and Pacific Islander Immigration/Migration … can be found at the  … BackStory …  website . The Clash of Cultures in "The Cart War" (00:40-7:00) … Comprehension …
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… and story, introduces upper elementary students to Chinese culture and tradition. It blends an adventure narrative with … York State. For years, she and her siblings were the only Asian American children in her school and she was the only …
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… learn about examples of what it might be like to grow up in Asian, African, or Latin American countries. Content … maps to represent and explain the spatial patterns of cultural and environmental characteristics. NCSS. …
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… of Texas at Austin and served as Director of the Center for Asian American Studies there from 2006 until 2014.  She … Relations, the Immigration and Ethnic History Society, the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association, and the …
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… lessons examining immigration, race, citizenship, and culture. Each video tells a brief and self-contained story, … Heritage and History in the United States Closer Reading … Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage and History in …
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… It would grow to be one of the largest empires in Southeast Asian history, and at the height of its power the empire’s … Cambodia in relation to other Southeast Asian nations and cultures, and to India. How might geography have affected …
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… by having students talk to a parent about the countries and cultures that are part of their family history. Ask students … Presse et medias of the Caribbean Islands Asia Asia Today Asian Newspapers AsiaNow from CNN CNN.com World News Middle …
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… part, no doubt, by an economic interest in formerly closed Asian markets, but in the main it was the product of a … Harry S. Truman, were both products of a political culture that was far less divided over fundamental issues. …
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… have produced encyclopedias focused on local history and culture. EDSITEment's Teacher's Guide " Investigting Local … se puede!": Chávez, Huerta, and the UFW … Lesson Plan … Asian American & Pacific Islander Perspectives within …
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This Teacher's Guide includes place-based history resources and activity ideas to help students recognize the value of studying historic and cultural sites across the United States.

Teacher's Guide

This Teacher’s Guide offers a collection of lessons and resources for K-12 social studies, literature, and arts classrooms that center around the experiences, achievements, and perspectives of…

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… that have helped to preserve and share the historic and cultural contributions of jazz. … American Artists Abroad … … album is credited with having a significant influence on Asian American jazz artists. For instance, in 1999, composer … mbaqanga , a musical style rooted in rural Zulu culture. Brazilian jazz also draws upon a mix of indigenous …
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… imaginations to form an image of this creature. In Chinese culture the lion took on mythical proportions and signifies … Open a discussion by telling the students that the Chinese (Asian) dragon is very different from the western (European) …
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… "Shooting An Elephant" … yes George Orwell confronted an Asian elephant like this one in the story recounted for this … to describe a people and a situation geographically and culturally unfamiliar understandable to his readers? … Irony …
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… Jazz Ambassadors: A Model for Cultural Diplomacy … yes Reproduction of painting of Duke … may choose to provide students with a definition for culture and for diplomacy as a starting point.   Public Law …
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… The Victor's Virtue: A Cultural History of Sport … yes The three most important … Olympics. The intersection of sports, philosophy, and culture is illustrated in the multiple meanings of the …
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… Native American Cultures Across the U.S. … yes Sioux Indian woman in … experience, and retention of traditional spiritual and cultural practices." —Debbie Reese, … Teaching Young … cultural representations of American Indians by providing culturally-specific information about the contemporary as …
Summer Programs

This project brings K-12 educators to the Arizona-Sonora Borderlands for one week in summer 2022 to study the history, arts, environments, and plurality of cultures of the region within the…

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This summer seminar for K-12 educators investigates how history and visual culture inform each other when we seek to understand the Holocaust. Three primary goals inform the seminar: first, we…

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… maps of both Europe and Asia. Ask students if Russia is an Asian or a European country. Discuss with students Russia's place as a geographical and cultural crossroad between the two continents. Explain that …
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… (Hangzhou) later appeared in Marco Polo's book about his Asian adventures. … Guiding Questions for Discussion: … What … Khan. How did Marco Polo's journey affect the economies and cultures of the places he traveled through? Why does Marco …
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… Teacher's Guide … Landmarks of American History and Culture … Landmarks of American History and Culture Media … Exclusion Act Raised the Price of Becoming an American” Asian American & Pacific Islander Perspectives within …