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The New Dictionary Of Cultural Literacy

Author : Eric Donald Hirsch
ISBN : 0618226478
Genre : History
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Provides information on ideas concerning people, places, ideas, and events currently under discussion, including gene therapy, NAFTA, pheromones, and Kwanzaa.
Category: History

Cultural Literacy

Author : E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
ISBN : 9780394758435
Genre : Education
File Size : 64.13 MB
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Argues that American children are deprived of cultural literacy
Category: Education

The New First Dictionary Of Cultural Literacy

Author : Eric Donald Hirsch
ISBN : 0618408533
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides an outline of the knowledge that should be acquired by the end of sixth grade in twenty-one subject areas.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Communication And Cultural Literacy

Author : Tony Schirato
ISBN : 1865082627
Genre : Communication
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A completely revised and updated edition of this popular introducation to textual analysis and cultural studies.
Category: Communication

From Literature To Cultural Literacy

Author : Naomi Segal
ISBN : 9781137429704
Genre : Social Science
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Researchers in the new field of literary-and-cultural studies look at social issues – especially issues of change and mobility – through the lens of literary thinking. The essays range from cultural memory and migration to electronic textuality and biopolitics.
Category: Social Science

Test Your Cultural Literacy Iq

Author : Diane Zahler
ISBN : 074347578X
Genre : Reference
File Size : 78.88 MB
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A practical handbook for students and trivia buffs utilizes a host of multiple-choice questions to test readers' knowledge of American and world history, geography, science, art and architecture, music, literature, myth and religion, quotations, current events, and other topics. Reprint.
Category: Reference

Cultural Literacy For The Common Core

Author : Bonnie M. Davis
ISBN : 9781936764426
Genre : Education
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Build your cultural literacy while inspiring deep, thoughtful, unbiased thinking in students. Discover a six-step framework for becoming culturally literate that complements the Common Core and encourages students to be at the center of learning. Explore how to develop teacher-student relationships, engage in collaborative conversations, and encourage feedback to give voice to the increasingly diverse student body found in today’s classrooms
Category: Education

Cultural Literacy And Arts Education

Author : Ralph Alexander Smith
ISBN : 0252062159
Genre : Education
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Thirteen experts in the visual arts, literature, music, dance, and theater responded to the arguments of E. D. Hirsch's "Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know", focusing particularily on his alarm at the serious slippage that has occurred in the background knowledge and information prerequisite for effective communication. These authorities addressed two questions: (1) What it means for people to be "literate" (that is, able to understand communications and have relevant experiences) in various art forms? (2) What sorts of context should such individuals bring to their encounters with works in these art forms and what would that imply for arts education? The contributing specialists are E. D. Hirsch, Jr., Harry S. Broudy, Jerrold Levinson, Patti P. Gillespie, Walter H. Clark, Jr., John Adkins Richardson, Francis Sparshott, Clifton Olds, Marcia Muelder Eaton, Ronald Berman, Lucian Krukowski, Michael J. Parsons, and David J. Elliot. (KM)
Category: Education

A First Dictionary Of Cultural Literacy

Author : E. D. Hirsch
ISBN : 0395599016
Genre : Education
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Presents an outline of the knowledge that should be acquired by the end of sixth grade
Category: Education

Cross Cultural Literacy

Author : Steven F. Arvizu
ISBN : 9781351237086
Genre : Education
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Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions, metaphors and symbols as well as cross-cultural communication skills. Ethnographic studies of multi-ethnic classrooms and schools in their community context are presented in this excellent volume with a view to informing practice and policy concerning the education of language minority students and teachers, and anyone with an interest in foreign language education and bilingual education.
Category: Education