Information Literacy Skills, e-literacy research and Crafting Relevant Cultural Content for the K-12 Reading Curriculum.
21ST CENTURY LITERACY
EXCELLENT FLASH MOVIE showing the future of news. The NYT is reduced to a mere newsletter.
Most young people today do not remember a time when there wasn't a World Wide Web. As we step into the new century, rapidly changing technologies and growing diversity are dramatically reshaping how we live our lives. This is especially true in the classroom and library where technology has transformed the opportunities for learning. Yet a computer and Internet connection are not enough. The resulting explosion in new, often unfiltered information requires enhanced literacy skills.
Educators' Spotlight Digest, the first multimedia, online magazine dedicated to providing information and ideas to teachers of information literacy skills.
What old timers used to know captured and made available on the net.: Old timey medicine healer archived on film by Tommy Bass
INDIGENOUS FOLKSONG READING MODULE
Integrate Music Literacy and Technology into your Classroom. Capture Our Collective American Heritage in this public folklore project. How to collect indigenous playground poetry from your classrooms and use it for the Folksong Reading Module
"The Indigenous Folksong Reading Curriculum" PDF
NATIONAL CHILDREN'S FOLKSONG REPOSITORY
The Historic Electronic Online Archive - Our Own American Repository and Public Folklore Project
US VIRGIN ISLANDS THEMATIC CARIBBEAN CURRICULUM
The only source of its kind on the internet, or in your own library. A unique Multi-Cultural resource for our diverse American Culture!
DOMINO Book and Cassette by Karen Ellis
Guavaberry Books Publisher
A Cross Curricular, Interdisciplinary, Multi-Cultural Resource
60 Traditional Children's Songs, Chants, Games, Proverbs, and Culture Collected from the American Virgin Islands. 45 minute Live Sound Field Recording
BLACK HISTORY MONTH ALL YEAR LONG
A collaborative online project
WEBQUEST -- What are WebQuests?
"RESPONSIBLE, ARTISTS, ATHLETES WHO SUPPORT EDUCATION" Have a Message For Your Children.
Let your class use the computer for this! Build a Web Quest. Children Build a Web Quest for their favorite Artists and Athletes who support education. Build a webquest for THE FUNK BROTHERS - MOVIE - STANDING IN THE SHADOWS OF MOTOWN.