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MERLOT Diversity Collection

by Laura Franklin
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A broad variety of learning objects that facilitate the celebration of diversity in the learning environment.

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LangMedia Foreign Language Media Archive

Added 11/05/2006
This site contains authentic video, transcription of the dialogues in the source and target languages and great realia.

Linguanet Europa (now Linguanet Worldwide)

Added 11/05/2006
Lingu@net Europa is a multilingual resource center designed to support language teaching and training. Currently, it includes collections of materials in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian and Spanish as well as many less commonly-taught languages . It also supports a discussion board and chat feature, it provides access to self-assessment and it offers motivation strategies to learners.

The National Capital Language Resource Center: Culture Club

Added 11/05/2006
The NCLRC Culture Club is an online hotspot for anyone interested in teaching and experiencing the world's diverse cultures. The site features pertinent articles on culture, quality lessons/activities, book, movie and music reviews, artwork organized according to themes, annotated links to authentic online resources, exotic menus from various cultures (written in English and in the target language), and current listings of cultural events worldwide. It is a central source for materials and ideas in teaching culture.

Astronomy of Many Cultures

Added 01/07/2007
for CBL lessons- astronomy from different cultural perspectives

Teaching Foreign Languages K–12

Added 11/05/2006
Workshop 6 is all about strategies for maximizing the learning experience for all learners

Ohio State University Fact Sheet-Working with Diverse Cultures

Added 11/03/2006
A straightforward fact sheet that outlines what diversity is and how to interact effectively with individuals of diverse cultures.

Intercultural & Cross Cultural Teaching Portal

Added 01/08/2007
TheIntercultural & Cross Cultural Teaching Portal provides vignettes on cultural sensitivity and helps the educator build a community environment built on the notion of respect for all learners.

Making Assessment Work for Everyone: How to Build on Student Strengths

Added 11/03/2006
Deals with assessments that take language and sociocultural diversity into account.

Multicultural Pavilion

Added 01/08/2007
The Multicultural pavillion provides educators a place to start for developing their own inclusive style and self-awareness when teaching diverse learners.
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