communities where children are included in a wide range of activities, they are
keen observers and learn through contributing to the ongoing activities of
This website presents theory and research on this cultural tradition for learning, which has been labeled "Learning through Intent Community Participation." It appears to be especially common in communities where children are routinely included in a wide range of activities of the community, such as many Indigenous communities of the US, Mexico, and Guatemala.
Website Administrators: Omar Ruvalcaba & Lucia Alcalá
PhD Students at UC Santa Cruz
This website is based upon work supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant No.0837898. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).