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Teaching Multicultural Literature : A Workshop for the Middle Grades
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Teaching Mulitcultural Literature
About the Contributors
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Interactive Workbook -- Explore two poems using strategies from these workshops. Go.
Channel-Talk -- Share your views on the discussion board. Go.

Production Credits

Web Site Production Credits
Video Series Production Credits

Teaching Multicultural Literature: A Workshop for the Middle Grades is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York. Copyright 2005, The Annenberg Foundation. All rights reserved.

Thirteen/WNET, New York

A major American cultural and educational institution for nearly four decades, Thirteen/WNET supplies more than one-third of all primetime programs aired on PBS, including acclaimed cultural, science, and public affairs series and specials. The award-winning Children's and Educational Programming group is a leading and innovative provider of programming for a variety of projects, from teacher professional development to instructional television and interactive multimedia. Broadcast series that further the station's educational mission include the daily animated PBS Kids math program Cyberchase, the history series for families Freedom: A History of US, ZOOM Local/National, What's Up in the Environment/Technology/Factories?, and In the Mix specials. Many projects promote implementation of national and state education standards. These include Science ... Simply Amazing, Learning Science Through Inquiry, The Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature in High School, and Insights Into Algebra 1 for Annenberg Media, and PBS TeacherLine, Mathline, and Scienceline.

Thirteen is also a pre-eminent source of Web-based educational content and workshops, providing courses that have reached thousands of teachers, teachers-in-training, administrators, and others involved in pre-K-12 instruction. These workshops are currently used by professors and students at Harvard University, Pace University, and Teachers College at Columbia University. Thirteen's award-winning Web site features online companion pieces to national series and original online content to complement Thirteen's educational initiatives. Projects include New York: A Documentary Film, African American World, Cyberchase Online, Great Performances Online, Nature Online, and American Masters Online.

Web Site Production Credits

Beverly Ann Chin, Editorial Director/Lead Content Advisor
Dale Allender, Lead Content Advisor

Interactive and Broadband Unit:
Anthony Chapman, Director of Interactive and Broadband
Brian Brunius, Producer
Elizabeth Goodman, Associate Producer
Brian Santalone, HTML Implementation
Sabina Daley, Art Director
Wilson Gu, Designer
Brian Lee, Director of Technology
Ben Chappel, Lead Web Developer

Jill Peters, Project Director
Suzanne Rose, Project Manager
Michelle Chen, Content Producer
Beverly Ann Chin, Writer
Mary Drayne, Writer
Katherine Schulten, Writer
Naomi Edelson, Writer
Arash Hoda, Writer
Sapna Mehta, Researcher/Writer
Ashanti Chimurenga, Consultant
Margaret Restivo, Researcher
Leslie Kriesel, Copy Editor
Jesse Gale, Copy Editor

Logo Design:
B.T. Whitehill

Video Production Credits

Senior Producer
Suzanne Rose

Naomi Edelson
Arash Hoda

Program Producer
Michelle Chen

Lead Content Advisors
Dale Allender
Beverly Ann Chin

Project Officers Annenberg Media
Deborah Batiste
Peter M. Neal

Greg Barna

Additional Camera
Arash Hoda
Michael Pruitt-Bruun

Geoffrey Richman
Kerry Soloway
Mark Sutton
Mary Ann Toman

Logo and Graphic Design
B.T. Whitehill

Music Composed by
Julian Harris

Project Manager
Rehka Menon

Sound Engineers
Mark Cochi
Daniel Desloge
John Duvall
Matt Monroe
Gilles Morin
Rich Pooler
Michael Pruitt-Bruun
Fred Runner
Conrad Slater
J. Byron Smith
Andreas Wagner
Christopher Ward

Assistant Editors
Georgina Aymerich
Damian Baskette
Stacey Douglass

Production Assistant
Sapna Mehta

Production Interns
Nadia Bautista
Pooja Makhijani
Shamim Mayanja
Yon Sugiharto

Project Advisory Board
Kylene Beers
Maisha Tulivu Fisher
Nina L. Floro
Paula J. Hale
Violet Harris
Nicolás Kanellos
Valerie Kinloch
Amanda Lifschultz
Pat Mora
Michael Pavel
Tonya Perry
Cheryl Wilson

Special Thanks
Bill Bigelow
Linda Christensen
Jill Cowan
Nancy Hansen-Krening
Chambliss Keith
Bob Peterson
Katharine Samway
Beverly Slapin
Drew Ward
Jennifer Wilson
Bank Street School for Children, New York, N.Y.
Café Mestizo, Chicago, IL
El Museo del Barrio, New York City
The Harbor School, Dorchester, MA
Hood Canal School District, Shelton, WA
Irma Ruiz School, Chicago, IL
Kunhardt Productions, Inc.
Manhattan Country School, New York, N.Y.
Melrose Elementary School, Oakland, CA
NYU Institute of African-American Affairs and Africana Studies Program
The Parish of Trinity Church-St. Paul's Chapel
Paterson Free Public Library, Paterson, N.J.
Riverhead Books
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
Santiago High School, Corona, CA
The Skokomish Tribal Nation
St. Louis Public Library, St. Louis, MO
Teachers College, Columbia University
University of Alabama at Birmingham
U.S. General Services Administration
Washington Middle School, Vista, CA
Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley, MA
Wydown Middle School, Clayton, MO

Executive Producer
Jill Peters

Director of Children's and Educational Programming
Sandra Sheppard

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