is committed to making Latin American content available to
educators. To meet this goal, we have partnered with the Interactive
University project* to create web sites that focus on topics
in the California curriculum. The sites provide background
information as well as links to curriculum materials, photographs
and primary sources.
Years After NAFTA: How Has Globalization Affected Mexico brings
together workshop materials, photos and articles that examine
the larger process of globalization through the specific example
South, Looking North includes resources on Chile and
human rights as well as an excerpt from Ariel Dorfman’s
recent book of the same name.
A Collection of Views on Mexican Immigration
to the United States gives a summary of the history of migration between
Mexico and the United States. Links are also provided to other web sites that
represent a variety of opinions on the immigration issue.
Interactive University Project (IU)
UC Berkeley’s Interactive University Project (IU) aims to develop Internet-based
educational programs and resources to support K-12 teachers and to create collaborative
partnerships between Berkeley and public schools. The goal of CLAS’ IU
project is to support Latin Americanist curricula in K-12 classrooms by expanding
access to CLAS and Berkeley resources and jointly developing digital learning
located at 2223 Fulton Street Room 338, has a resource
library that offers materials and curriculum to teachers
for a three-week loan.
House, on the UC Berkeley campus at the corner of Piedmont
Avenue and Bancroft Way, has a resource library that includes
books, videos and CD’s that may be checked out for
a two-week period. For more information call (510) 642-9460.
Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University
has a lending
library of materials on Latin American topics that is
available to teachers nation-wide. The items in their collection
are loaned free of charge. The only cost to the borrower
is the price of return shipping.