Teachers aim to engage Navajo students with their people's history

06/26/2007 | Teacher Magazine (free registration)

Teachers from Navajo Nation schools are learning how to make classes such as U.S. history more relevant for their students. "Research indicates Navajo students learn better when it is culturally relevant, starting with what they're familiar with and expanding that to the national level and global," said Elvira Bitsoi Largie, executive director of the New Mexico-based Navajo Education Technology Consortium.

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