Kan. students learn about international holidays and diversity

12/26/2012 | Miami County Republic (Paola, Kan.), The

Kindergarten students at Kansas' Cottonwood Elementary School recently learned how German children set out their shoes instead of stocking for treats at Christmas, and how some countries celebrate the holidays into January, all part of the school's Christmas Around the World unit. "Within our own society we have so many different beliefs, cultures, religions, etc., that this allows for our kids to get a better understanding of things that they see as 'different,' " said teacher Jenny Nash, who developed the unit.

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