Educator’s Guide: La Línea

Educator’s Guide: La Línea  La Línea by Ann Jaramillo is the selection for the LAII’s Vamos a Leer book group meeting held on October 6, 2014. The following information comprises a standards-based educator’s guide that the LAII has produced to support using to support using La Línea (Ann Jaramillo, Square Fish, 2008) in the classroom.  The […]

Educator’s Guide: Gringolandia

Educator’s Guide: Gringolandia  Gringolandia by Lyn Miller-Lachmann is the selection for the LAII’s Vamos a Leer book group meeting scheduled for August 5, 2013. The following information comprises a standards-based educator’s guide that the LAII has produced to support using Gringolandia (Miller-Lachmann, Curbstone, 2009) in the classroom.  The standards are not included here, but are […]

Educator’s Guide: Journey of Dreams

Educator’s Guide: Journey of Dreams Journey of Dreams by Marge Pellegrino is the selection for the LAII’s Vamos a Leer book group meeting scheduled for April 1, 2013. The following information comprises a standards-based educator’s guide that the LAII has produced to support using Journey of Dreams (Pellegrino, Frances Lincoln, 2009) in the classroom.  The standards […]

WWW: The Annenberg Learning Center

Today I want to highlight The Annenberg Learning Center, part of the Annenberg Foundation which encourages, “the development of more effective ways to share ideas and knowledge.” Wrapping up our weeks on Black History Month and Civil Rights, The Annenberg Learning Center offers a perfect segue into Race in YA Literature, our topic for the […]

¡Mira Look!: Non-fiction resources for teachers

Today I thought I’d do something a little different in ¡Mira Look!. As Katrina and I are getting deep into the posts on Civil Rights teachings, I wanted to tailor today’s post towards non-fiction books for teachers about Latino history and Latino struggles for rights. Next week, I will pick up again with books for […]

More on National Hispanic Heritage Month: The Zinn Education Project

As many of our readers seem to be very interested in resources for teaching about Hispanic Heritage Month, I thought I’d write a quick post with links to more resources I’ve come across recently. If you haven’t read other posts we’ve shared on the topic, check out Ailesha’s and Cindy’s ideas.