"TITLE OF PROJECT: Alaska Timeline
TARGET AUDIENCE: 3rd grade
LEARNING GOAL: This lesson is designed as the final unit of a year-long 3rd grade Social Studies study of Alaska’s land and people. Students have studied…"
"I agree that this book would be great for reading aloud. The syntax and grammar are not such a stumbling block when students need to listen rather than read for themselves. Many folktales (Br'er Rabbit comes to mind) are written in…"
"Nick Golodoff's story tells about historical events that are not often mentioned in most World War II history or even Alaskan history. The Aleuts, and all Alaskan Natives, had to be resilient just to live in their environment but then…"
"I agree that it is important for educators to acknowledge the fact that both European and Western cultures exploited Alaska Natives. We also need to do everything we can to instill a respect for other cultures in our students, whether they be…"
"#1 I would argue that to a casual observer much of any culture in the United States is beneath the surface. Yes, many cultures have "traditional" dress and ways of doing things but that is not the bulk of their culture. Culture…"
"Thanks for posting the link to that article. It sounds like powerful play! Even though many of us know in a sort of academic way that education of Alaska Natives was oncetargeted at destroying their culture, I think we tend to keep our…"
"•The main theme in the Migrations lecture was the land and environment. It was changes in these that caused migrations and shaped the cultures of different people. A common thread between all the traditional cultures in Alaska is…"