Africa: K-12 Studies

  • K-12 Africa Guide
      The aim of this guide is to assist K-12 teachers, librarians, and students in locating on-line resources on Africa that can be used in the classroom, for research and studies. This guide summarizes some relevant materials for K-12 uses available on Pe nn African Studies WWW site.
  • Africa Access
      This electronic guide to children's materials on Africa is provided by Africa Access, a bibliographic and review service that specializes in the analysis of children's materials on Africa.
  • AFRICA: One Continent. Many Worlds
    • This site is designed to provide the educator with the knowledge and tools to bring the experience to the classroom.The web site includes scores of classroom activities, and handouts.

  • K-12 Teaching Resources, Boston University
      Comprehensive resources on teaching about Africa provided by the Outreach Program at the Boston University's African Studies Center, for grades K-12.
  • Videotapes: Media Catalog. UW-Madison Digital Collections: Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent.
      Africa Focus brings together, in digital form, two categories of primary and secondary resources: research and teaching materials collected by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff; and unique or valuable items related to these fields held by the University of Wisconsin Libraries.
  • The Educator's Reference Desk
      The Educator's Reference Desk provides access to a resource collection with links to over 3000 resources on a variety of educational issues; more than 2000 unique lesson plans written and submitted by teachers from all over the United States and a question archive which is a collection of over 200 responses to popular questions on the practice, theory, and research of education.
  • ERIC Database
      The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, produces the world?s premier database of journal and non-journal education literature. The ERIC online system provides the public with a centralized ERIC Web site for searching the ERIC bibliographic database of more than 1.1 million citations going back to 1966.
  • Discovery Channel School
    • Discovery Channel School features hundreds of pages of lesson ideas and activities for 30 hours of commercial-free classroom television programming airing this season on Discovery Channel and the Learning Channel.

  • The W.E.B. Du Bois Virtual University
      The W.E.B. Du Bois Virtual University is a series of pages detailing various aspects of Du Bois studies. It is hoped that the University will serve as a clearinghouse for information on Du Bois and spur intelligent scholarship and discussion of his life, legacy, and works.
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    Editor: Dr. Ali B. Ali-Dinar, Ph.D, aadinar@sas.upenn.edu
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