wendy sauls wrote: > > At 12:15 PM 1/14/98 -0600, Jean Caffiene wrote: > >Hey guys, I'm looking for Quick Black Histroy Plan that teach some > >kind of element or hit a National Standard that look fab and can be > >done quickly. Am I dreaming? > >Thanks up front? > >Jean > > > > > > at the risk of sounding...eek... i would suggest NO "quick" black history > plan because, although i'm sure it isn't intended to, such a request > conveys at the least a rather dismissive attitude. instead, how about > incorporating diversity into every lesson, year round? for a good start, > check out the gorilla girls' web site. > > :0) wendy > Wendy Sauls > Art Teacher, Kanapaha Middle School, Gainesville, FL > Doctoral Student, Art Education, Florida State University > wsauls
If the lesson on black history comes out of the blue it will feel
contrived and not be received well by students. I agree lessons on many
different cultural groups need to be incorporated throughout the year
for the students to understand that many cultures have made
contributions to our lives.