A Scavenger Hunt in Search of the Culture of Rapa Nui
Schoolteachers often take to entrepreneurship. They have organized schools, launched educational programs, started publishing houses, and sometimes joined their students in the pursuit of new ventures. Annette Zamora saw a need for classroom materials highlighting the local culture of the Rapa Nui, in the South Pacific. She launched a magazine and fashioned a scavenger hunt that proved popular with tourists as well as schoolchildren.
More than 3,000 nautical miles west of Chile is Rapa Nui, the “navel of the world,” an enchanting volcanic island of 64 square miles that is home to one of the world’s most distinctive cultures and famous for ...