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Latin American & Caribbean Video Collection
The Center maintains a Latin American and Caribbean video collection (PDF)* which contains more than 90 features and documentary films that are available for student and faculty use. (Please Note: Students must view videos at the Center). The MSU Libraries also have videos from Latin America and the Caribbean.

K-12 Resource Collection
CLACS owns a variety of K-12 resources that can be borrowed by teachers (at MSU and schools) to use in the classroom. The resource collection is located in the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Contact:

Online Resources
Latin America Learning
is a collection of rich, interactive online open educational resources (OER) focused on Latin America and the challenges and issues facing it. These materials are available in a variety of formats and openly licensed to suit the needs of educators and learners.

LASER - Latin America School and Educational Resources is a web-based resource that includes country fact sheets, current events from world newspapers, essays, curricular resources (lessons, modules, activities desinged by teachers), and links to exemplary educational websites.

K-12 Teacher Professional Development
LATTICE - Linking All Types of Teachers to International Cross-Cultural Education is an award winning program and university-community that provides professional development, teaching resources, and networking for teachers of all levels.

Workshops and summer institutes for K-12 teachers are offered through the Center on a variety of issues and topics. Previous teacher institutes have included: Hispanic Cultures of the Americas; Teaching Spanish Summer Institute.

Latin American Slide Collection
The Visual Resources Library of MSU's Department of Art has been acquiring visual materials in the areas of Precolombian and Latin American art and architecture to facilitate lectures and research. Presently the VRL has catalogued and entered on its database over 10,000 slides which have been purchased and processed under the patronage of the College of Arts and Letters, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the Center for Integrative Studies in Arts and Humanities, the Department of Art and individual donors. For more information, contact the VRL at 353-7640

Recommended links to resources for teaching about Latin America and the world.

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