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A Review of StarFestival: Exploring Cultural Heritage

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Prior to joining Stanford University in 1988, I was an elementary school teacher. My last teaching assignment was in the first grade, which I taught for six years. When I heard that Boston Public Schools (BPS) had recently adopted StarFestival for all of its 210 first grade classrooms in order to encourage cross-cultural learning programs about Japan, I was impressed and moved for a number of reasons.