Across early childhood systems and programs, managers and staff must be prepared to enhance experiences for the growing number of young children who are learning their home languages and English.
Community partners work effectively with preschools to design after-school events that incorporate storytelling and other Native Indian customs. These family-focused events are foundational to enhancing learning and building family resources to support the achievement of Native American children. This article presents effective strategies and the benefits that result from focusing on building family, school, and community relationships.
The OHS reports information on efforts to revitalize tribal languages, which includes examples, teaching tips, and resources. The report affirms the value of maintaining Tribes' cultural and linguistic heritage.