ELT/EFL Lesson Planning Resource: Teach Authentic US Culture Along with Language.

19/08/2015

For my international and US teacher friends: A great song expressing the raw feelings of the hurt racism causes. Great to listen to and to share in your English classes abroad and in with K-12 in the USA!


Cultural Knowledge and Success in Business: The Formula for Success

12/05/2015

Business people have known this since trade exists.  We need to have the same attitude in schools. Read “10 tips for negotiating across cultures” at http://www.management-issues.com/opinion/7056/10-tips-for-negotiating-across-cultures/


Culturally Responsive Teaching: Classroom Set-Up

30/01/2015

How we set up a classroom has a lot to do with the relationships that form in it and the learning that takes place.  How do you set up your room?  What could we do better?  An article published in by TESOL recently reflects on those issues.  Read “Creating the right classroom environment fit for ELLs” at http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/creating-a-classroom-environment-fit-for-ells/education


How Different Cultures Understand Time and Other Concepts

09/06/2014

Reblogged from: http://www.businessinsider.com/how-different-cultures-understand-time-2014-5
Have you ever thought about how different cultures perceive “time”? I do because my family is tricultural. And, believe me, the topic of time is a daily one…PLEASE read the entire article!

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10 Tips for Good Cross-Cultural Communications

09/06/2014

Reblogged from:
http://interculturaltalk.org/2014/06/03/10-tips-for-good-cross-cultural-communications/
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Cultural Alienation

31/05/2014

All of us who emigrated to another country know what the quote means. In many cases, we and our children may not belong to one culture anymore. What are your thoughts?

Reblogged from: Hostelling International
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Culture: The Danger of a Single Story

31/05/2014

One of the most profound reflections on culture and our perspective was delivered in this TED talk:

http://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story

I hope you can find the time to watch it

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie:
The danger of a single story
TEDGlobal 2009 · 18:49 · Filmed Jul 2009
Subtitles available in 40 languages


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