|Bibliography: Essential Texts for Folklore and Education|
(links and pdf files provided through locallearningnetwork.org)
"Folk Arts in the Classroom: Changing the Relationship Between Schools and Communities" launched on Local Learning in 1993. A report from the National Roundtable on Folk Arts in the Classroom sponsored by National Endowment for the Arts and City Lore (New York). PDF available at http://locallearningnetwork.org/library/the-archive/
"An Accessible Aesthetic" by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett
Originally published in New York Folklore: The Journal of the New York Folklore Society 9:3-4 (Winter 1983), pp.9-18.
"Passing it On" by Rita Zorn Moonsammy
Originally published as: Moonsammy, Rita Zorn. & New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Trenton. & Cumberland County Library, Bridgeton, NJ. (1992). Passing It On Folk Artists and Education in Cumberland County, New Jersey. [Washington, D.C.]
"Holidays and Schools: Folklore Theory and Educational Practice, or, 'Where Do We Put the Christmas Tree?'" by Lucy Long
Through the Schoolhouse Door: Folklore, Community, Curriculum, Paddy Bowman and Lynne Hamer, eds., 2011.
Valuing the Ordinary by Paddy Bowman
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage provides online lesson plans, curriculum guides, and online exhibits as well as two interviewing guides.
For an extended reading list, visit: http://locallearningnetwork.org/
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