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Using Material Culture to Impart a Sense of Place

INTRODUCTION The ongoing struggle to procure the latest technology in our classrooms and the globalization of our curricula are two omnipresent themes in American education today. Many believe they are interdependent in that our World Wide Web, CD ROM, and other electronic connections are prerequisite to linking multiculturalism across the curriculum. While few people, including this author, downplay the benefits of electronic learning, even the best interactive multimedia limit students to...