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