Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Signs of Change: The Maya in the Interdisciplinary Classroom

The materials provided here come from the 2013 Tulane Maya Symposium Teacher Workshop. The workshop focused on curricula developed through the Stone Center for Latin American Studies 2012 Summer Teacher Institute in Guatemala. The presentations below were developed by participants in the Summer Institute. The curricula for these presentations will be available for free download through the LARC website upon completion. To view more pictures of the 2013 Teacher Workshop visit the Stone Center Flickr Site.

Presentations

  • Inside the Maya Calendar. A presentation about the Maya Calendar and the discovery of panels which mention the 2012 Calendrical date at the site of La Corona, Guatemala. Produced by David Chatelain, Tulane University
  • Maya Past and Present A 3rd and 5th Grade Art Curriculum which exposes students to the Maya and Maya artistic practices. View the accompanying presentation here.
  • Signs of Change An 8th Grade Language Arts Curriculum which teaches students about modern genocides and the modern Maya through literature and other texts. View the accompanying presentation here.

Additional Resources
Américas Award Books about the Maya

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