Multicultural Storytelling, Music, and Community-Building:
Resources for Dual Language Learners in Head Start and Early Head Start

This dynamic and engaging webcast led by master storyteller Nina Jaffe and Latin jazz percussionist Asher Delerme features strategies for drawing on the diverse backgrounds of children and families to create culturally and linguistically responsive learning environments. Divided into four short segments, the webcast presents techniques and resources for interactive storytelling, folkgames, and building blocks for early literacy. Program directors, administrators and staff will find these strategies and the viewer's guide useful for professional development, parent outreach and curriculum integration.

Introduction and Key Concepts

Interactive Storytelling: Examples and Techniques

Folk Games: Guided Play and Community Building

Building Blocks for Early Literacy: Culturally Responsive Techniques and Resources

Additional Resources

Multicultural Storytelling Viewers' Guide

Multicultural Storytelling Transcript

FEAST: Folklore Education and Storytelling for Teachers

Documentation Tools

Documentation Tools

This webcast was prepared under Contract # HHS P233200700300G of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families, by the Head Start Resource Center.

Last Reviewed: June 2011

Last Updated: January 6, 2017