The Day of the Dead in Elementary School Textbooks in Mexico

This paper deals with knowledge related to the Day of the Dead explicitly expressed and conveyed through free elementary school textbooks, as knowing what is being passed on to children about this aspect of Mexican identity will uncover new ways of preserving traditions. The assessment was carried o...

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Main Authors: Piñón Vargas, Mauricio, Sánchez Rodríguez, José
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Published: REDIE es una publicación del Instituto de Investigación y Desarrollo Educativo (IIDE). 2016
Online Access:https://redie.uabc.mx/index.php/redie/article/view/612
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spelling redie-article-6122020-12-14T19:29:31Z The Day of the Dead in Elementary School Textbooks in Mexico El Día de Muertos en los textos de primaria de México Piñón Vargas, Mauricio Sánchez Rodríguez, José Evaluación de materiales contenido de libros de texto educación a la vida familiar educación religiosa This paper deals with knowledge related to the Day of the Dead explicitly expressed and conveyed through free elementary school textbooks, as knowing what is being passed on to children about this aspect of Mexican identity will uncover new ways of preserving traditions. The assessment was carried out using an instrument that indicated the kind of information contained in the pages of textbooks. The instrument used the Delphi method with help from experts in the field, which revealed the quantity and type of content included. The research found a lack of information about this cultural event in texts aimed at teachers, parents and elementary school students. This points to a deficiency in communication regarding this characteristic of Mexican culture. Conocer los elementos plasmados y transmitidos sobre el Día de los Muertos en los libros de texto gratuitos de primaria de la República Mexicana es el origen del presente artículo, puesto que determinar lo que se está trasmitiendo a los niños sobre este elemento que forma parte de su identidad permitirá conocer nuevas formas de perpetuar las tradiciones. La evaluación se llevó a cabo con un instrumento que permitía conocer el tipo de información encontrada en los libros de texto, utilizando la técnica Delphi con ayuda de expertos en la materia, se obtuvo así la cantidad y tipo de contenidos incluidos. La investigación detectó una falta de información sobre esta manifestación cultural en los textos para maestros, padres de familia y alumnos de primaria, lo que implica una deficiente transmisión de este elemento cultural. REDIE es una publicación del Instituto de Investigación y Desarrollo Educativo (IIDE). 2016-05-02 info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion text/html application/pdf https://redie.uabc.mx/index.php/redie/article/view/612 Revista Electrónica de Investigación Educativa; Vol. 18 No. 2 (2016) Revista Electrónica de Investigación Educativa; Vol. 18 Núm. 2 (2016) 1607-4041 spa https://redie.uabc.mx/index.php/redie/article/view/612/1437 https://redie.uabc.mx/index.php/redie/article/view/612/1451 Derechos de autor 2019 Revista Electrónica de Investigación Educativa
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author Piñón Vargas, Mauricio
Sánchez Rodríguez, José
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Sánchez Rodríguez, José
The Day of the Dead in Elementary School Textbooks in Mexico
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Sánchez Rodríguez, José
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title The Day of the Dead in Elementary School Textbooks in Mexico
title_short The Day of the Dead in Elementary School Textbooks in Mexico
title_full The Day of the Dead in Elementary School Textbooks in Mexico
title_fullStr The Day of the Dead in Elementary School Textbooks in Mexico
title_full_unstemmed The Day of the Dead in Elementary School Textbooks in Mexico
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description This paper deals with knowledge related to the Day of the Dead explicitly expressed and conveyed through free elementary school textbooks, as knowing what is being passed on to children about this aspect of Mexican identity will uncover new ways of preserving traditions. The assessment was carried out using an instrument that indicated the kind of information contained in the pages of textbooks. The instrument used the Delphi method with help from experts in the field, which revealed the quantity and type of content included. The research found a lack of information about this cultural event in texts aimed at teachers, parents and elementary school students. This points to a deficiency in communication regarding this characteristic of Mexican culture.
publisher REDIE es una publicación del Instituto de Investigación y Desarrollo Educativo (IIDE).
publishDate 2016
url https://redie.uabc.mx/index.php/redie/article/view/612
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