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 PBS - Africa
The companion web site to PBS's program 'Africa'. The "teacher tools" section contains lesson plans and also a teacher's guide for the tv program.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 African Odyssey Interactive
African Odyssey Interactive is an initiative of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, with the purpose of promoting an ongoing exchange of ideas, information, and resources between artists, teachers, and students of African arts and culture. The "K-12 African Arts and Teaching Resources" section provides links to resources for teaching about the arts and culture of Africa.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Art and Life in Africa Project
A companion web site to the Art and Life in Africa CD-ROM Project of the University of Iowa. The site contains an online version of the Teacher's Guide, a databank of 47 lesson plans, and profiles of 107 African Cultures and 27 Sub-Saharan African Countries.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Africa Guide: Internet Resources, Education
An excellent collection of links on the topic of Education. Part of the Africa South of the Sahara directory, which also includes many more topics. Maintained at Stanford University.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 H-AfrTeach discussion list
H-AfrTeach, a discussion list whose mission is to provide a stimulating forum for considering the possibilities and problems involved in teaching about Africa. It is intended for a wide audience, encompassing educators, students and others with an interest in teaching about Africa at all educational levels.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Teachers' Guide to African Art
Excellent teacher's guide from the de Young Museum in San Francisco.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 PBS: Africa for kids
Under the "make a mask" project there is a nice video clip of a Dogon dance.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans and Teaching Tips from Boston University's African Studies Center.
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 Education programs at Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art
Information about the museum's tours, films, lectures, workshops and other curriculum resources.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Judy Decker's Art Education Resources
This site was created by Judy Decker, an art teacher. It should be a great resource for other art teachers who are looking for interesting content on the internet. Under "lesson plans" there are several ideas for incorporating african art into the classroom, and also samples of student work (which is great!). There is also a valuable collection of African art links. Browse around the site, there is a lot more there relating to Africa than you might notice at first.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
   
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