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The Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African Photographs: 1860-1960: LINKS TO K-12 SUPPORT IN TEACHING ABOUT AFRICA

The website for the Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African Photographs: 1860 - 1960 was created in order to increase access to the materials in the collection, which includes of 7,610 photographs, 230 glass lantern slides, and various other materia

LINKS TO K-12 SUPPORT IN TEACHING ABOUT AFRICA

The African Studies Association's Outreach Council offers services in support of K-12 teachers seeking support in teaching about Africa. The Outreach Council sponsors an annual teacher workshop held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the African Studies Association. Outreach programs are sponsored at a number of African Studies Centers which specifically support K-12 efforts. Websites include examples of a wide variety of teacher support including lesson plans, continuing education opportunities, lending libraries and materials kits, films etc. In Illinois and adjacent states there are several such programs: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Indiana UniversityMichigan State University and the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Other active outreach centers include Boston UniversityUniversity of California Los AngelesUniversity of FloridaUniversity of KansasUniversity of North Carolina Chapel Hill and the University of Pennsylvania.

Additional resources for teachers are available from Africa Access, a site focused on K-12 books and library research programs.

Two documents of particular interest are found on the Boston University African Studies Center Outreach Program website: