TOPIC OF THE WEEK: HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
In 1968, Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to proclaim a week in September as National Hispanic Heritage Week. The observance was expanded in 1988 to a month long celebration (Sept. 15-Oct. 15).
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage! Provides your students with an opportunity to discover the contributions and rich cultures of Hispanics in the United States. http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hispanic/index.htm
Education World Lesson Planning: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! A series of activities that teachers might use to explore Hispanic heritage. http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson023.shtml
History Channel Classroom: Hispanic Heritage Month Links A collection of resources from the History Channel to use in your classroom for Hispanic Heritage Month. http://www.historychannel.com/classroom/hhm/teaching.html
Smithsonian Education - Hispanic Heritage Teaching Resources Includes thematic teaching resources that have been selected for their relevance to classroom curriculum and national standards. http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/resource_library/hispanic_resources.html
National Register of Historic Places Highlights publications and places in the U.S. that deal directly with the cultural and political experiences of Hispanic Americans. http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/feature/hispanic/
This week features a site developed through a grant from the US Department of Education's PT3 Program:
IN TIME http://www.intime.uni.edu IN TIME enables educators to watch online video vignettes of PreK-12 teachers from various grades and subjects integrate technology into their classrooms using numerous teaching strategies.
Hooksett School District Hooksett, New Hampshire
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Mrs. Phillips's 7th Grade Health Class @ Seneca Valley Middle School Harmony, Pennsylvania
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EduHound Schools on the Web
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Educational Technology Info. Center
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