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The Design And Implementation Of An International Day Project To Foster Cultural Awareness And A Global Perspective In Tukwila Elementary School, Zakariya Salim Palsha Aug 2007

The Design And Implementation Of An International Day Project To Foster Cultural Awareness And A Global Perspective In Tukwila Elementary School, Zakariya Salim Palsha

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The primary purpose of this project was to successfully design and implement cultural awareness and a global perspective at Tukwila Elementary School utilizing an International Day project, as there are a large number of ethnic groups and various cultures represented in the school. This provided students and parents from different cultures with an avenue to celebrate their own cultural heritage while simultaneously they learned about and celebrated the diverse cultures of the entire school community. The project had five components, which included: 1) a flag ceremony that included forty-nine different flags; 2) cultural dances (performed by students, parents, and community ...


A Guide To The Identification And Use Of Field Trips And Guest Speakers-Pertaining To U.S. History-For The Seattle Area Social Studies Teachers, Jesse Daniel Flajole Jul 2007

A Guide To The Identification And Use Of Field Trips And Guest Speakers-Pertaining To U.S. History-For The Seattle Area Social Studies Teachers, Jesse Daniel Flajole

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This project is an exploration of the large amount of community resource possibilities in the form of field trips and guest speakers that the Seattle area social studies teacher has available. This resource will aid teachers in selecting and evaluating field trips. The scope of this project lends to the realization of the goal: to provide a product that is informative, educational, and useful. A review of the literature of effective field trips and guest speakers is included. Furthermore, the definition of quality community resources is included and a criterion was established for determining such resources for the Seattle area ...