Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Latin American Resource Center

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Educators, welcome to the Stone Center’s educational outreach program called the Latin American Resource Center (LARC). LARC promotes the study of all subject matter relating to Latin America at the K-12, community, and university levels. In order to ensure accurate, integrated content for your classroom, we provide services such as teacher training workshops and conferences, free lending library curricular materials, documentary and feature film series, slide and curriculum publications, faculty and graduate student speakers, and personalized consulting.

Upcoming LARC Events

FALL 2021

  • September 19 – _¿Qué Vola Nola? Bilingual Reading at the Children’s Resource Center – Pebbles Center with Local Author and Artists co-sponsored by the New Orleans Public Library.
  • September 26 – _¿Qué Vola Nola? Bilingual Reading at the Algiers Regional – Pebbles Center with Local Author and Artists co-sponsored by the New Orleans Public Library.

PAST EVENTS

SPRING 2021

FALL 2020

SUMMER 2020

SPRING 2020

K-12 Educator Professional Development Series: Ancient Civilizations in collaboration with the Middle American Research Institute, AfterCLASS, and S.S.NOLA. This series highlights connections of indigenous communities across the Americas over time. Master teachers from the New Orleans area will develop a set of lesson plans based on the series which will be shared online this summer 2020.

See the resources developed below. Also make sure to check out other online activities on our Online Curricula page.

APRILJULY
The Pebbles Collection Virtual Story Time/La hora del cuento virtual hosts weekly bilingual, virtual cuentacuentos or storytime in collaboration with the New Orleans Public Library. Check them out each Thursday afternoon on the NOPL YouTube channel:here or on the Pebbles Center Facebook Page. Each story time features a guest reader affiliated with the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. Explore Latin America online through these virtual, bilingual story times.

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Central America: People and the Environment Asynchronous Institute

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Register now for the ASYNCHRONOUS COURSE which opens up in July
Please note, the synchronous blended institute taking place June 14 – 25 is no longer accepting registrants.

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. It is not required to have participated in past institutes to join us.

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University is excited to host and coordinate this year’s institute. Tulane University and New Orleans are both unique and important places to explore the deep connections to Central America with a focus on people and environment. With presentations by leading historians and sociologists on Central America, environment and race we are excited to share the work and resources from presenters as well as the unique resources at Tulane.

YOU MAY REGISTER FOR THE ASYNCHRONOUS COURSE WHICH OPENS UP IN JULY

NOW REGISTERING FOR THE ASYNCHRONOUS INSTITUTE For more information, please email dwolteri@tulane.edu or call 504.865.5164. Space is limited.