Drawing from the Well


On Writing:

The Art of Teaching Writing. L.M. Calkins. Heinemann Press, Portsmouth, NH. 1986.

"Teaching Writing as Communication: The Use of Ethnographic Findings in the Classroom" In D. Bloom, ed., Literacy and Schooling (pp. 193-221) L. Moll and R. Diaz. Ablex, Norwood, NJ. 1987.

Writing Down the Bones. Natalie Goldberg. Shambhala Publications, Boston, MA. 1986.

Writing to Make a Difference: Classroom Projects for Community Change. Chris Benson, ed., Teachers College Press, NY, NY, 2002.

On Conducting Research:

A Teacher's Guide to Classroom Research. D. Hopkins. Open University Press, Philadelphia, 1985.

Action, Talk, and Text: Learning and Teaching Through Inquiry. Gordon Wells, ed. Teachers College Press, NY, NY. 2002.

Creative Collaboration. Vera John-Steiner. Oxford University Press, NY, NY. 2000.

Doing Qualitative Research in Educational Settings. J. Amos Hatch. SUNY Press, Albany, NY. 2002.

Ethnographer's Tool Kit. Jean Schensul and Margaret LeCompte, eds. Sage Press, Walnut Creek, CA: 1999.

Learning from Teacher Research. John Loughran, ed., Teachers College Press, NY, NY 2002.

Rousing Minds To Life: Teaching, Learning and Schooling in Social Context. R. C. Tharp and R. C. Gallimore. Cambridge University Press, New York, NY. 1991.

On Community Interviewing:

National Student Research Center

The Institute for Community Research

Community Ground Mapping Project

Orton Family Foundation

The Learning Page, Library of Congress/ American Memory: Lessons: Teacher-created lessons. Resources: Other helpful information: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/

The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress was created by Congress in 1976 "to preserve and present American Folklife." http://www.loc.gov/folklife/

"Folklife and Fieldwork, A Layman's Introduction to Field Techniques", Library of Congress http://www.lcweb.loc.gov/folklife/fieldwk.html

The Heritage Education Network has ideas, lesson plans, activities, sources of information and links for heritage education. www.mtsu.edu/~then/

Llano Grande Research Center is a school and community-based non-profit organization located at Edcouch-Elsa High School in Elsa, Texas

Benigna's Chimayo: Cuentos From the Old Plaza. Don Usner, Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe, NM. 2002.

Sabino's Map: Life in Chimayo's Old Plaza. Don Usner, Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe, NM. 1995.

New Mexico Book List:

A Dictionary of New Mexico and Southern Colorado Spanish. Ruben Cobos. Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe, NM 2003.

Bless Me Ultima. Rudolfo Anaya. Warner Publications, New York, NY. 1972.

Cuentos de Cuanto Hay: Tales from Spanish New Mexico. Collected by J. Manuel Espinosa, edited and translated by Joe Hayes. University of New Mexico Press, 1998.

Mayordomo. Crawford, Stanley. University of New Mexico Press, 1988.

New Mexico: Images of a Land and its People. Lucien Niemeyer (photographs) and Art Gomez (text). University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM. 2004.

River of Traps: A Village Life. DuBuys, William and Alex Harris. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM. 1990.

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