Learn how to train staff to implement the Making It Work (MIW) process and use the American Indian and Alaska Native-focused in-service suites in this work. Hear successful implementation stories from the field.
These videos demonstrate cultural practices in tribal early learning settings that support children's development in all Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) domains.
Explore Making It Work, a guide for implementing cultural learning experiences in American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) programs. Learn how traditional values and lifeways are put at the center of AIAN programs.
Incorporating Cultural Themes to Promote Preschoolers’ Critical Thinking in American Indian Head Start Classrooms
Connecting to cultural traditions enhances opportunities for parents to participate in their roles as their children’s primary teachers. Teaching teams, including parents and families may use this resource to understand how culturally relevant experiences help children develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. This resource offers steps to designing a culture-based inquiry unit that may be adapted to any community.