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

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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


Know Your World: Which Cities in Which Countries Are the Least Stressful?

15/09/2017

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


How Are US Citizens Perceived in Other Countries?

14/09/2017

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


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