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.
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
Aesop's Fables is edited by krishna Reynolds of Ananse
Webworks. There are many stories attributed to the Aesop
the supposed author of a collection of Greek fables, almost
certainly a legendary figure, these are some of them.
- 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.
Festivals in American Schools
African Festivals in American Schools has evolved out
of Arthur Hall's years of experience (and discipline and
technique) in transposing these traditional concepts to
the concert stage and the classroom. The sense of community
comes from meaningful dances, appropriate for each student's
age and ability, adapted to express the reality that the
school is, in fact, a coherent community, albeit one which
perhaps never before experienced itself as an African village.
Videotapes: Media Catalog. UW-Madison.
List of African films and videos from the University of
Ten ninth-grade students wrote fictional short stories,
set in a continent where they had never been: Africa. Before
writing, the students studied African culture, geography,
and practiced fiction- writing as part of their interdisciplinary
studies at Huron High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
- Ask Eirc
Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC), is
a federally-funded national information system that provides
a variety of services and products on a broad range of education-related
- Discovery Channel
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.
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.
Cape Town: Education and Integration in South Africa
Project Cape Town is a multimedia teaching case designed
to encourage reflective practice in teachers. The case draws
its material from three schools that were among the first
to become integrated in South Africa. The events were filmed
in November 1993 immediately before the approval of the
constitution that governed elections which brought Nelson
Mandela and the African National Congress into parliamentary
the Nile: Online Kayak Expedition
The Nile Classroom is a collection of resources for
teachers and students. It was designed completely by educators
that are currently teaching in K-12 classrooms.
Africa: Can a Country Overcome its History?
In this exhibit, find out more about South Africa's past
and what people are doing to ensure a good future. Through
five interactive timeline puzzles, you'll learn about the
events that shaped the country, from its first colonization
to the discovery of diamonds and gold and the turmoil of
the apartheid years. You can also explore a wealth of related