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.