by Michael Sullivan, for All Things Considered on NPR

2016

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Teaching Kids in Vietnam to Avoid a Deadly, Everyday Legacy of War" by Michael Sullivan, for All Things Considered on NPR.

This NPR story describes education in Vietnam today that might save a life: lessons about different kinds of explosives.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Education & Knowledge and War & Peace as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What is the goal of education?" and "How are we changed by war?"

Ways to support your child: