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100 People: A World Portrait
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This website gives you the opportunity see the world through different people all over the world on a variety of topics. Watch videos, see lesson plans about global issues and looking at it from a lense of focus on 100 people.

Subject:
World Cultures
World History
Social Science
Cultural Geography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Lesson
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Date Added:
01/31/2018
3rd Grade History Unit Design: Native Americans of North America
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This unit on American Indians: By studying the regions of the United States and the cultures that live in each region, students are able to compare/contrast within regions and across regions how tribes used their environments, and their cultural and other contributions to American life.

Note that the emphasis here is on broader groups of tribes for each region with some instruction on specific tribes representing each region. In no way is this case study approach to learning about one tribe meant to be generalized to all tribes of that region. We understand that each tribe was and continues to be unique in its culture, practices, lifeways, and traditions.

Subject:
World Cultures
Elementary Education
U.S. History
Cultural Geography
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Leslie Heffernan
Date Added:
10/23/2019
The 6th Eviction
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Renters play an important role as policy actors in urban structure. This text calls for a closer examination of renters as policy actors in Kitsilano, Vancouver, a gentrified neighbourhood with a critical housing shortage. AFFORDABLE-HOUSING INITIATIVES AND RENTERS’ RIGHTS artwork courtesy of Graham White.

Subject:
Cultural Geography
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Cheryl-lee Madden
Date Added:
07/11/2021
ASSAM,THE LAND OF DIVERSITY
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Name:  ASSAM,THE LAND OF DIVERSITYDescription: The learners will learn about the state of Assam, located in the north-eastern part of India. Overview: In this content, people will learn about  the state of Assam in brief. This is designed for 9th and 10th standard students as well as for aspirants of various competetive examinations. The following topics will be covered in this content.Assam - An IntroductionAssam -  The PeopleAssam - The Biodiversity  

Subject:
World Cultures
Elementary Education
Higher Education
Social Science
Cultural Geography
Material Type:
Lesson
Reading
Student Guide
Author:
Chandana Sarma
Date Added:
09/07/2020
Angolan Civil War
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This video explains how and why Fidel Castro supported the MPLA in Angola from 1975 to 2002. The Battle of Cuito Cuanavale was the largest military confrontation in Africa after World War II. The civil war in Angola was one of the longest and bloodiest conflicts of the twentieth century.

Subject:
World Cultures
History
World History
Cultural Geography
Ethnic Studies
Political Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Lesson
Module
Unit of Study
Author:
Anupama Mande
Date Added:
07/10/2020
As aventuras de Sergi e Pê em: O ambiente do Rio Sergipe e o Largo da Gente Sergipana
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Este é um E-book contendo diálogos de dois personagens num passeio pelo rio Sergipe em Aracaju/SE, de Tototó. Nesse passeio os dois personagens dialogam sobre o que percebem do ambiente no percurso, como os efluentes que são despejados no rio bem como, a beleza da paisagem. O passeio se inicia no terminal dos Tototós e finaliza no Largo da Gente Sergipana e nesse local os personagens conversam sobre a importância cultural do monumento e fazem algumas observações no que concerne às questões socioambientais.

Subject:
Languages
Early Childhood Development
Elementary Education
Cultural Geography
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Textbook
Author:
Marcos Vinicius dos Santos Souza
Maria do Socorro Ferreira da Silva
Date Added:
04/17/2022
Black Americans as Activists in Tennessee
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This activity was produced in conjunction with The Library of Congress and the TPS at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. This activity allows learners to examine and listen to first-hand accounts and primary sources images of history during the Civil Right time period.  This activity will allow learners to develop empathy and understanding of:why someone might feel they should protest or stand up for their beliefs.how we can interact and respect others who may be different or have experiences we cannot fully understand.

Subject:
Educational Technology
U.S. History
Cultural Geography
Ethnic Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Shannon Davenport
Date Added:
07/14/2022
CFR Backgrounder: Al-Shabab
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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) presents a backgrounder on Al-Shabab; an Islamist insurgent group that remains capable of carrying out massive attacks in Somalia and surrounding countries despite a decade-long African Union offensive against the Islamist group. CFR Backgrounders provide an in-depth analysis on current political and economic issues.

Subject:
Religious Studies
World Cultures
World History
Physical Geography
Cultural Geography
Political Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Lesson
Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
01/10/2018
CFR InfoGuide: The Taliban
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The Council of Foreign Relations (CFR) InfoGuide on The Taliban examines the two Talibans, in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and the consequences for the region. CFR InfoGuides are a multimedia series to promote understanding of complex foreign policy issues.

Subject:
World Cultures
World History
Cultural Geography
Political Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Interactive
Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
01/16/2018
A Cartography of the Self: Making Meaning of the World through Life Maps
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I teach at a dual language school in New Haven formerly known as Christopher Columbus Family Academy. It is a school composed of almost all Hispanic students and designed on the exterior to resemble a ship. There is a large bust in front of the building of a navigator sighting land, an event commemorated on a nearby plaque celebrating the bravery and exploration of Columbus and his crew. The intended metaphor seems clear enough; the young students within the hull of this ship are also explorers of sorts. The school has since changed its controversial name, but the irony of the metaphor remains; students trapped within the hull of a vessel steered by imperialist authorities.

This unit would have the students up in the masts instead; to have them explore the world and map their journey through it, to make them navigators of their own identities and values. This unit introduces the concept of a cartography of the self. That is, by using the techniques and tools of mapmaking applied to our personal lives and literary stories, we can develop a much more clear and relevant sense of our own history, experiences, values, relationships, hopes, and fears. The aim of this practice is to give teachers and students, through the creation of a series of Life-Maps, a deeper understanding of who they are, what they value, where they wish to go, and who they wish to become. Map making of this kind is fundamentally empowering, as it necessitates the act of naming and ordering the world.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Cultural Geography
Sociology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Provider Set:
2021 Curriculum Units Volume III
Date Added:
08/01/2021
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes Activity Plan
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This activity was produced in conjunction with The Library of Congress and the TPS at Metropolitan State University of Denver. This activity will allow learners toinvestigate and explain how different groups of people were treated in the past, and the ways in which that treatment changed over timeidentify injustice in multiple formsidentify ways in which groups become marginalizedThis lesson leads students through several major events in the history of the Cheyenne & Arapaho tribes, and asks that they use primary source documents to describe the ways in which the treatment and perception of the tribes changed over time in southern Colorado.

الموضوع:
World Cultures
U.S. History
القياس والبيانات
الجغرافيا الثقافية
Ethnic Studies
نوع المادة:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
المؤلف:
Ashley Bogner
Date Added:
11/29/2022
China's Magical Creatures
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The origin of this book is in conversations I had over the years with several colleagues in the field of Sinology (the study of history, literature and culture of traditional China). The course title did not only attract the attention of the students, but also of people who would like to teach this material, and asked me for the syllabus and even suggested I write a textbook. What meets the eye at first is a set of chapters written by the students who took the course in Spring 2019. The students are not experts at China, they do not know Chinese and thus had to rely on English-language materials available to them through our library and my personal collection. Many are at the start of their journey of learning to write for their college-level peers.

Subject:
World History
Cultural Geography
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Muhlenberg College
Author:
Tineke D'Haeseleer
Date Added:
09/04/2020
Citoyennes
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Ce livre propose les portraits de 31 femmes de différents pays et de différentes époques qui ont un point commun : elles se sont engagées à un moment de leur vie pour transformer la société dans laquelle elles vivaient, dans l’espoir de la rendre plus vivable, plus juste, plus équitable, plus libre.

Subject:
Cultural Geography
Sociology
Women's Studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Science et Bien Commun
Author:
Collectif d'écriture sous la direction de Florence Piron
Date Added:
10/23/2020
Citoyennes de la Terre
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Comment s’engager dans des actions en faveur de la vie et du bien commun en cette période marquée par des problèmes d’envergure planétaire tels que le réchauffement climatique, la pollution accrue, l’acidification des océans ou les menaces sur la biodiversité? Des gouvernements tentent tant bien que mal de s’entendre pour agir.

Subject:
Cultural Geography
Sociology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Science et Bien Commun
Author:
Collectif d'écriture sous la direction de Florence Piron
Date Added:
03/09/2020
Creatively Navigating the Design Process With Disaster Islands
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Used as an introductory activity in an Exploratory Makerspace and STEAM class, this project is designed to be an introduction to using all steps of the Design Process. Students will work through these steps to identify the problem, imagine a solution, create a plan, build (an island), test and evaluate their solutions.After we talk about these six steps, students are encouraged to solve the simple problem of building an island.  As an instructor, I emphasize that this can be any type of island using any materials we have available, encouraging strong personal choice.  

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Environmental Science
Graphic Arts
Visual Arts
World Cultures
Environmental Studies
Educational Technology
Cultural Geography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
Sharla Krell
Date Added:
04/27/2021
Cultivating Washington: The History of Our State's Food, Land, and People
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The Cultivating Washington curriculum is intended to be a go-to resource for Washington state middle school educators seeking student-centered instructional materials that make learning about the history of the Pacific Northwest more relevant and meaningful for students.In addition, it is a resource for agricultural education teachers, parents, and community members interested in helping students discover the history and development of agriculture in the state of Washington.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Agriculture
U.S. History
Social Science
Cultural Geography
Economics
Political Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Module
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
Barbara Soots
Jerry Price
Washington OSPI OER Project
Date Added:
09/02/2020