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Matching Effective Methods Of Teaching To Modes Of Learning: A Presentation For Educators Of American Indian Students, Lynn Marie Gellerson Jan 2002

Matching Effective Methods Of Teaching To Modes Of Learning: A Presentation For Educators Of American Indian Students, Lynn Marie Gellerson

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Reading is a skill necessary for social, academic, and economic achievement in our society. Research shows that minority children, such as American Indians, often struggle to become successful readers. It is necessary to understand causes that may contribute to the difficulties that American Indians have with effective acquisition of literacy skills. This presentation for educators of American Indian students will present information that will increase educators' knowledge of American Indian culture, and the culture of the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation. In addition, the effect culture has on an individual, the classroom, and reading instruction will be …


A Model Curriculum And Intructional Program For Native American Studies Grades 11-12, Terry Cosentino Jan 2001

A Model Curriculum And Intructional Program For Native American Studies Grades 11-12, Terry Cosentino

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The purpose of this project was to develop a model curriculum and instructional program for Native American Studies, grades 11 - 12 at Tenino High School, Tenino Washington. To accomplish this purpose a review of related literature was conducted. Additionally, information and materials from selected sources was obtained and analyzed.


Multi-Culture Unit On Native Americans, Calvin E. Marschall Jan 1998

Multi-Culture Unit On Native Americans, Calvin E. Marschall

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The culture of the Native American has been ignored by the educational institutions of the United States far too long. With the recent comi decisions upholding Native American treaties, local school districts must obligate themselves to the teaching of Native American culture. The purpose of this project was to develop a multicultural unit, about Native American culture, and then introduce this unit of study into the history classes at Wenatchee High School.


A Guide For Educators In Teaching Four Central American Indigenous Tales, Judith C. Ginther Jan 1997

A Guide For Educators In Teaching Four Central American Indigenous Tales, Judith C. Ginther

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An informal study was conducted to develop a guide for grades 4-6 educators to use in teaching Central American folklore in the context of an interdisciplinary curriculum. Four story books were selected which reflect the cultures of Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala and Panama and serve to illustrate the oral tradition of peoples from these countries. The instructional method used was the Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach (CALLA) by Chamot and O'Malley. Based on the language acquisition and bilingualism research and theoretical work of Jim Cummins, CALLA follows a comprehensive lesson plan model that integrates language development, academic content mastery, and …


A Resource Guide To The Art Of The Puyallup/Nisqually Indians, Peggy Dionne Clark Jan 1986

A Resource Guide To The Art Of The Puyallup/Nisqually Indians, Peggy Dionne Clark

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This project concerned the availability of resource material to teachers of units on Northwest Indians. The project evolved as a result of the strong belief of the researcher that a distinction should be made between the tribes of the southern Puget Sound area, and their neighbors to the north. A resource guide to the art of the Puyallup/Nisqually Indians was developed and used in the classroom of the researcher. Recommendations and suggestions for use were included in the resource guide.


An Item Analysis Of Selected Subtests On The Project Palatisha Development Checklist, Kitty A. Hollow Jan 1982

An Item Analysis Of Selected Subtests On The Project Palatisha Development Checklist, Kitty A. Hollow

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The Project Palatisha Developmental Checklist (PPDC) is a preschool screening instrument that is used by many different tribal Head Start programs throughout the western United States. An item analysis was made on the Cognitive, Fine Motor, and Language subtests of the PPDC. The sample population consisted of 202 children ages 3 through 5 who were enrolled in Head Start programs. The Head Start programs who participated were located on the Hualapai, Hopi, Salt River Pima-Maricopa, Makah, Quileute, Chehalis, and Yakima Indian Reservations. One Mexican American Head Start program, Campesinos Unidos Inc., also participated in the study. The item analysis consisted …