Washing your hands is serious business—something that the students at the University of Maryland’s Center for Young Children are learning hands-on.
“Our kids wash their hands all the time,” says Director Mona Leigh Guha, of the center’s 3- to 6-year-old students. The state requires certain handwashing protocols in licensed preschools, and frankly, it’s good practice. Handwashing with soap is widely recognized as one of the easiest and most effective ways of preventing disease.
In support of our “Migrations” theme for 2018–2019, College Park Scholars is asking our students, alumni, faculty and staff to share some aspect of their migrations stories—be it the impact of their parents’ background as immigrants, their culture shock migrating to college or something else altogether. The following is the first of our Scholars’ stories.
Scholars program: Justice and Legal Thought