“This is a unique experience for elementary kids,” Loposser said. “We’re looking forward to building a relationship.”
There will be a breakfast offered Saturday before a sendoff at noon. Starkey said one of the things they learned during the spring visit that there are similarities in what is taught, but there is a difference in how subjects are taught in the classroom. Starkey said they found the approach in Logansport schools to be more hands-on.
“Our students learn a lot by asking questions about their culture, which is one of the reasons they are here,” Starkey said. “These are experiences we give our kids that aren’t in a textbook. We need to teach our kids about being a part of a global society.”
Amie Sites is a staff reporter at the Pharos-Tribune. She can be reached at 574-732-5117 or firstname.lastname@example.org.