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It wasn't part of Art class it was in addition too. So it helped to work
closely with teachers and I do try to correlate Art and their studies
together as much as I can.
Glennis Dolce wrote:
> This is my first post on this subject and I admit to not reading all of
> the posts since time is a factor and this topic has not been germane to
> my area of interest-but here goes..
> WHy not organize a day/week dedicated to multicultural arts and ask
> parents from these different ethnic backgrounds to do a little
> "homework" and come in to present some arts and crafts that relate to
> their heritage? (My kids always relish bringing home homework for Mom!
> Give points/tickets/ whatever to those kids who get their parents to
> participate) If this does not work for you why not ask the kids to
> bring in something they have from home that represents an art or craft
> from their ethnic background.
> The more you can involve the parents in the matter of multicultural
> learning, you will find less resistance from those who are inclined to
> do so.