[ED250] Resources about Titagya Schools and Ghana

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Here are some resources to inform you about Titagya Schools, education in Ghana, and Ghanaian history.
 
Dagbani video (Note, we will practice these introductory phrases in the language of Dalun, though the pronunciation varies slightly in some respects from the video, made in a different locale. This video by a Volunteer for Sight volunteer also contains basic introductory material about the North.) http://www.uniteforsight.org/volunteer-abroad/ghana/tamale-preparation/dagbani

Titagya Web site http://titagyaschools.org/wordpress/

Leslie Dodson, Don't misrepresent Africa.

Chimamanda Adiche, The danger of a single story. http://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story.html

David Lancy, http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/benign-neglect/201101/babies-the-movie .

Peter Darvas, World Bank, Ghana Education Report http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtdqYGCON_E&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Ghana Government Official Portal, http://www.ghana.gov.gh/

US Dept of State background note on Ghana http://www.factmonster.com/country/profiles/ghana.html

Olivia Castello, the embedded librarian for our 360, has created an amazing course guide of resources about education, childhood, literacy, and development in Ghana. If you want to read on, visit http://triportal.brynmawr.edu/guides/Education/1379/ .
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