Culture Corner: Private school with global ambition to open in D.C. and China in 2019

30/03/2018

Find at https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/private-school-with-global-ambition-to-open-in-dc-and-china-in-2019/2018/02/07/c101aaa2-0b4b-11e8-95a5-c396801049ef_story.html?utm_term=.fe6c2f281778

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Culture Corner: What Mandatory School Uniforms Look Like in 15 Different Countries

21/01/2018

It is fun to see various styles in other cultures. Check them at https://brightside.me/wonder-curiosities/what-mandatory-school-uniforms-look-like-in-15-different-countries-424660/?utm_source=fb_brightside&utm_medium=fb_organic&utm_campaign=fb_gr_5mincrafts


Culture Corner: 10 Eating Rules From Other Countries That Americans Don’t Learn

26/12/2017

Do you know your US Eating etiquette? And, do you know etiquette from other countries? If not read on here at http://www.healthyway.com/content/eating-rules-european-kids-know-that-americans-dont?rtg=shiftaboutnature-vDTjEi


US Culture Corner: A CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE APPROACH TO DISCUSSING THANKSGIVING IN THE CLASSROOM

28/11/2017

How should teachers best address Thanksgiving in culturally responsive ways? Find resources and ideas at http://blog.leeandlow.com/2017/11/13/a-culturally-responsive-approach-to-discussing-thanksgiving-in-the-classroom/

 


Culture Corner: The Definition of Sexual Harassment

24/11/2017

A topic in the US daily news, what do different countries think constitutes sexual harassment?  Read more here about various countries What do Europeans consider sexual harassment? at http://m.dw.com/en/what-do-europeans-consider-sexual-harassment/a-41346892


Culture Minute: 8 things that drive French people nuts about American offices — and vice versa

22/10/2017

Interesting differences in perspectives at http://www.businessinsider.com/differences-between-french-american-work-culture-2017-7/#many-american-workers-define-themselves-by-their-profession-most-french-workers-dont-1


Cultural Knowledge: What The First Day Of School Looks Like Around The World

17/09/2017

I am particularly interested in this topic since my birth country has very involved ceremonies and items associated with the first day of school.  At http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/what-the-first-day-of-school-looks-like-around-the-world_us_59a49610e4b0446b3b85fa01


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