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
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
Do you have a guess? And what criteria were used to evaluate the ranking? Do you agree with the criteria? Here is the list and the way it was generated: http://www.cnn.com/travel/article/least-stressful-cities-2017/index.html
Well, I just saw a list generated by my relatives’ middle school English class and was shocked. There was nothing complimentary on the list. What do others think? Find a list in 5 Ugly American Stereotypes You Can Learn From at https://www.smartertravel.com/2017/08/31/ugly-american-stereotypes/?source=91&u=S0TI374P2O&nltv=536_a&nl_cs=38457655%3A%3A%3A%3A%3A%3A536_a
Does it matter? Of course, it does! By connecting to the family’s frame of reference, you can expand and explain to them your system much better. See some examples in 4 charts on how people around the world see education at https://www-pewresearch-org.cdn.ampproject.org/c/www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/08/28/4-charts-on-how-people-around-the-world-see-education/?amp=1 Read it for yourself and you may be surprised!
After my recent stay in China, I observed every day how many Chinese citizens are superstitious about things that have no relevance for Western cultures. It may be useful to know more about it when serving Chinese immgrants in your schools. More in Chinese mothers are still looking to superstition as well as science at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/08/chinese-mothers-are-still-looking-to-superstition-as-well-as-science?utm_content=buffer56582&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Read more and watch a video inNepal outlaws menstruation huts, but what will take their place? at http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/25/health/nepal-menstruation-huts-chhaupadi-ban/index.html