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Curriculum Material and Resources 
ESL/Multiculturalism

American English Pronunciation - Great site for English and ESL classes with online exercises and quizzes.

4DIRECTIONS:  An Indigenous Model of Education -- created by the 4Directions consortia to assist Native American schools from 8 states(24 schools) "in forming a community of learners who would use technology to communicate, assist each other, share in the diversity of the various cultures, and, ensure that Native peoples' voices are heard in the emerging information age."

First People Web Sites in the Americas  -- large K-12 clearinghouse of business, cultural, educational, and legal links to Indian and Aboriginal web sites.

Native American Educational Resources -- very comprehensive metasite constructed to provide all known relevant information resources to the Native American and educational communities.

Online Culture and Language Learning  -- provides K-12 educators with Internet-based tools to facilitate development of cross-cultural and bilingual competency via computer.

World Cultures -- provides advanced high school and college freshman students with an online research textbook of world cultures and history.

K-12 Electronic Guide for African Resources on the Internet -- provides an extensive guide to assist K-12 teachers, librarians, and students in locating online resources on Africa for  classroom use, research, and studies.

Urban/Minority Families -- contains resources for teachers and parents of Asian, Hispanic, homeless, refugee, immigrant, and at-risk students, including links about family involvement, conflict resolution, and multicultural education.

The Children of Southeast Asia--site portraits young people from Cambodia, Laos and Thailand.

Spotlight on the Harlem Renaissance--a collection of links designed to explore this exciting era of history. Audience K-12 teachers, students, and parents.

Cultures Alive!--website maintained by the Learning Channel; explore the globe and participate in culturally rich virtual experiences. Audience: K-12 teachers and students.

African-American Issues--provides links to interesting articles and African-American History sites. Audience: Secondary teachers, students, and parents.

Photo Tour of the Civil Rights Movement-- presents a "sampling of images" portraying events in Seattle during the civil rights movement . Audience: K-12 students, teachers, and parents.
 
The Trials and Triumphs of an African-American Family Life -- experience a virtual field trip; a must visit site! Audience: K-12 teachers, students, and parents.
 
The Language Academy--informative resource site; online chats and threaded discussion groups for teachers.  Audience: K-12 teachers and parents.

Bilingual Education Resources on the Net--valuable links to Bilingual Education resources. Audience: K-12 teachers.

Primary Education (K-3) Resources for Bilingual Educators--provides links to resources designed for K-3 bilingual educators and Spanish-speaking children.

La Clase BilingŁe--literature-based thematic teaching units for K-6 bilingual classrooms.

Technology Services:  Bilingual Education Resources

English-as-a-Second-Language Learning and Collaboration in Cyberspace  by Susana M. Sotillo

A bilingual (both English and Spanish) web page.  Once at the site you click on Phoenix Elementary School History Corner.  The Southern Oregon Historical Society partnered with a Phoenix Elementary to produce pages in both languages about the Mexican celebration of the day of the dead.


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