Amazing student-centered activity on American Imperialism! students analyze events to determine if the US acted more like a World Leader or a Bully during the Age of Imperialism! All readings, worksheets, and key included!
Age: 9+, watch a free video documentary (1:23) history of Panama Canal & info on creation of canal, engineers & workers, & obstacles they faced. After watching, use the menu on the left side of the screen to: *Travel Virtually Through the Panama Canal *Watch an Animation of How the Panama Canal Works *Download a Teacher’s Guide *Also many video documentaries archived on the site to enhance education.
This site's teaching resources about Central America fit very nicely with Unit 2 (La enseñanza) of the textbook Comunidades: Más allá del aula (Pearson). In particular, Lección 6 talks about how education is influenced by culture. The lack of emphasis on Central America and US relations with that region is a good example of how "educational culture" determines what we do and do not teach/learn.