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Celebrating Cultural Identity Through the Arts

When afterschool program Ballet Folklorico teaches kids traditional Mexican dance, they build not only social and emotional skills, but also community.

October 8, 2020

This video is part of our How Learning Happens series, which explores teaching practices grounded in the science of learning and human development. 

Edutopia developed this series in collaboration with the Learning Policy Institute, with support from the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation

Tacoma Public Schools

Public, Suburban
Grades PK - 12
Tacoma, WA

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