Created with the help of K-12 teachers, the Outreach Program at the Center for Latin American Studies has compiled the below curriculum resources ranging from lesson plans to Latin American business resources.
The LSP Handbook is a collection of intermediate lessons to enhance the curriculum with content and activities that make language learning more relevant for students as they enter the 21st-century global workforce.
The Latin American Studies Handbook consists of nine lesson plans geared towards K-12 classrooms. Each lesson plans tackles different curriculum areas, from Latin American history to social studies, art, and more.
NOBLE is a new and evolving community which brings together professionals across all disciplines and all languages to collaborate and exchange ideas for building programs and curriculum that will prepare our students to be global leaders. The primary goal of the group is to integrate global relevance into the curriculum and better prepare students with language and culture skills for the 21st-century workplace.
Latin American and Latino Studies Reader
The reader consists of 20 texts that enhance students' reading skills and knowledge of Latin American and Latino Studies. All texts meet Florida State Curriculum Standards. Hard copies or CDs of the readers are available upon request. You can download the reader as a pdf file here.
Tulane's Stone Center for Latin American Studies
A new K-12 curriculum about the modern Maya based on the Stone Center's 2012 Summer Teacher Institute in Guatemala is now available for free download on the LARC website.
The curriculum includes resources for art, English Language Arts (ELA), and Spanish classes at the K-12 level, although the information could easily be integrated into a variety of classes! For more information about the development of this curriculum, please read the news item here.
This unit is timely as the 12th annual Tulane Maya Symposium quickly approaches this March 19 – 22, 2015 in New Orleans, LA. This year's symposium, Royal Chambers Unsealed: Tombs of the Classic Maya, features a variety of speakers and specialties related to ancient Maya civilization. For more information about the symposium, please visit the Middle American Research Institute site by clicking here.