About Latin America

Latin America includes Mexico, Central America, South America, and islands of the Caribbean. Centers for Latin American Studies from across the country create resources to support educators in integrating Latin American content into their K-12 curricula. These resources cover topics in social studies, history, political science, economics, geography, cultural studies, language, literature, and the arts.  

Lesson Plans

Completed lesson plans and modules. Search by subject, grade level, and more.

Resources for Teachers

Supplemental materials for context, such as recorded lectures, online resources, images, and more.

Resources for Students

Materials for students and in-classroom projects, such as films, books, games, and more.

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Upcoming Events

Interested in events and professional development opportunities on topics relating to Latin America? Check out our calendar for upcoming Latin America-specific events.

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