To Dance Irish

This resource was published to 1) Provide more information about Irish Dance, 2) Place this art form within the context of ethnicity, 3) Discover the complexity and cultural meaning behind this art form, and 4) Suggest ways of incorporating Irish dance into social...

Collecting Local Stories

Iowa celebrated its 150th anniversary of statehood in 1996. As part of that celebration, some 150 Iowa musicians, craftspeople, storytellers, radio announcers, farmers, cooks, doctors, basketball players, teachers, scholars, and state officials participated in the...

Teachers’ Guide to Local Culture

This guide was written to help educators prepare their students to attend the “Hmong at Heart” exhibit at the Madison children’s museum, but is relevant to those wanting to learn more about Hmong communities or visiting museum exhibits featuring cultural traditions....

Kids’ Guide to Local Culture

This Kids’ Field Guide to Local Culture will help you observe, interview, and understand people. It includes tools and skills for people watching and ways of presenting your research.
Culture, Community, and the Classroom: Beekeeping

Culture, Community, and the Classroom: Beekeeping

TITLE: Bee Yourself (Beneficial Bees) AUTHORS AND TEACHERS: Sarah Edwards and Nina Muto Sarah Edwards is an elementary art teacher at Windsor C.R. Weeks Elementary School in Windsor, NY. Nina Muto is a guidance counselor at Windsor C.R. Weeks Elementary School in...