Connecting Children to Their Cultures and Communities

This post by Frances Wardle, Ph.D. describes many ways to help children learn about the concept of community in the classroom and to help them connect with cultures and communities, both their own and others.

One way to use the community is to solicit a variety of student aides from local colleges and universities. On one Thanksgiving, members of a local Native American Nation visited the school, talked to the students about their perspective of Thanksgiving, and then we all sat down and ate the Thanksgiving meal together.

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