Resources for Educators
The following educational materials are made available free of charge to educators and others who find them useful.
2017 Joint Latin American Educator Workshop: Contemporary National Cultural Identity in Latin America and the Caribbean
Designed as a professional development workshop intended primarily for high school and community college educators, this one-day event incorporated perspectives from the social sciences and humanities to explore contemporary national identities in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Franco Bavoni, “Soccer, Politics, and the Crystallization of Identity,” MAPSS AM'16, University of Chicago
Rebecca Linares, “Foundations of Knowledge,” PhD Candidate, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Teaching Resources Handout about different issues and topics of national cultural identity in Latin America and the Caribbean.
List of resources to help educate faculty and students about different issues and topics on food waste in Latin America and the Caribbean. The listed sites represent a diverse array of perspectives on these issues as they play out around the region.
Refugees, Fragile States and Our Communities (resource lists developed for educational events conducted in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and City Colleges of Chicago)
2016 Summer Teacher Institute: Global Issues in Local Contexts: Turning International Journalism into Teachable Lessons
Dominic Bracco—Violence and the Lives of Youth in Mexico and Honduras
Linked resources: Declining Violence in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico [online project]; Diego's Rebirth [online project]; Honduras: Aqui Vivimos [online project]; The Journey North: Exploring reasons behind migration to the U.S. from Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala by Amanda Ottaway [online lesson plan]
- Resources on Global Issues in Local Contexts around the World
8th Chicago International Education Conference (2016): Sensing Place, Sharing Stories: Global Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom
Daniel Goldstein — Insecurity and Unequal Access to the Law in Latin American Cities
Linked Resources: El Alto: Mobilizing Block by Block; Article: Flexible Justice: Neoliberal Violence and ‘Self-Help’ Security in Bolivia; The Edge and the Center: Gated Communities and the Discourse of Urban Fear; The Militarization of Urban Marginality:Lessons from the Brazilian Metropolis; Participatory Security: Participation, Citizen Security and the Inequities of Citizenship in Urban Peru; In Tegucigalpa, the Iron Fist Fails; Lesson Plan on Global Inequality from TeachSecondary.com
Saskia Sassen – Beyond Inequality: Expulsions
Linked Resources: A Short History of Vultures: Long Before Argentina's Default, There was Elliott versus Panama; Article: The Language of Expulsion; The middle classes: An historic actor in today’s global world
7th Chicago International Education Conference (2014): Problem-Solving: Classroom, Community, and the World
- Online Resources: Forensic Anthropology in Human Rights: Resources for Teaching; Forensic Anthropology in Human Rights: Teacher's Guide; Forensic Anthropology in Human Rights: Curriculum Connections; Human Rights Teaching: Articles 26-30 Lesson Plan; Human Rights Teaching: Speak Truth to Power
Additional resources from previous teacher workshops can be found on the Educator Outreach website.