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From Porciones to Colonias: The Power of Place- and Community-Based Learning in K-12 Education redefines culturally relevant learning in today’s diverse classroom. By integrating an interdisciplinary approach including: anthropology, archeology, biology, geology, and history the CHAPS Program presents an effective method in supporting teachers of the Rio Grande Valley in creating culturally relevant curriculum, while meeting the demands of state and federal mandates.
Sponsored by The National Endowment for the Humanities.
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University of Texas--Pan American. Community Historical Archaeology Project with Schools Program (CHAPS); Alfaro, Edna C.; Bacha-Garza, Roseann; Dorsey, Margaret E.; Hernández, Sonia; and Skowronek, Russell K., "From Porciones to Colonias: The Power of Place and Community-Based Learning in K-12 Education - A Case Study From the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas" (2014). Community Historical Archaeology Project with Schools (CHAPS) Publications. 12.