Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Latin American Resource Center

Fall 2018

Louisiana Children’s Museum: Latin American Heritage Day
September 15, 2018
11:00 AM -3:00 PM
420 Julia Street
New Orleans, LA

Américas Award Ceremony
September 28, 2018
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Washington, D.C.
For more information about the award, visit the official website.

Celebración Latina
October 7, 2018
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Audubon Zoo
New Orleans, LA

Louisiana Council for the Social Studies
October 21, 2018 – October 23, 2018
Baton Rouge, LA

International Education Week
November 12 – November 16, 2018

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
November 16, 2018 – November 18, 2018
New Orleans, LA

Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators
November 27 – November 29, 2018
New Orleans, LA

National Council for the Social Studies
November 27 – December 2, 2018
Chicago, IL

Spring 2019

Global Read Webinar Series: Diversity in Children’s Literature for the Classroom
January – May, 2019

Resources and Pedagogy on Latin American Studies
Louisiana Chapter of the AATSP Annual Meeting
January 26, 2019
Isidore Newman School
New Orleans, LA

RESCHEDULED K-12 Educator Workshop: Rescuing the Rainforest
February 2, 2019
Audubon Zoo
New Orleans, LA

CANCELED Tulane Maya Symposium Educator Workshop
The Center Could Not Hold, Lowland Maya and Collapse
February 14 – February 17, 2019
New Orleans, LA

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Online Summer Book Group for K-12 Educators

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For pre-service, early career and veteran teachers who love reading and learning through literature who want to explore award-winning books for the middle and early high school classrooms. Join us as we read four books that explore stories of coming-of-age from multiple perspectives. Participants will receive a copy of each book and participate in an open discussion with other K-12 educators. We will launch the book group with The Other Half of Happy. The group will meet online and explore the real story behind this award-winning book with the author Rebecca Balrcárcel. Join us this summer as we discover new stories and books for your classroom.

Register here for $15 (includes all 4 books).

All online Zoom meetings are at 7:00 PM CST.

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Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and AfterCLASS at Tulane University. For more information, please email crcrts@tulane.edu.

Central America, People and the Environment Educator Institute 2021

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This summer educator institute is the third institute in a series being offered by Tulane University, The University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University. This series of institutes is designed to enhance the presence of Central America in the K-12 classroom. Each year, participants engage with presenters, resources and other K-12 colleagues to explore diverse topics in Central America with a focus on people and the environment.

While at Tulane, the institute will explore the historic connections between the United States and Central America focusing on indigenous communities and environment while highlighting topics of social justice and environmental conservation. Join us to explore Central America and teaching strategies to implement into the classroom.

Additional details and registration will be available in the late fall 2020. For more information, please email dwolteri@tulane.edu or call 504.865.5164.