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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.
  • Aesop's Fables
    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.
  • African 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.
  • African Videotapes: Media Catalog. UW-Madison.
    List of African films and videos from the University of Wisconsion- Madison.
  • Africa Stories Project
    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 issues.
  • 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.
  • Project 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 control.
  • Running 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.
  • South 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 Web sites.

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  • Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar, aadinar@sas.upenn.edu
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