The Danger of a Single Story

Reader Lisa Velazquez mentioned the video below to me in her comment on my recent post about the Mercy Corps commercial I love. (Thanks, Lisa!)

The video, a TED talk by novelist Chimamanda Adichie, is called The Danger of a Single Story.

What is Your Communication Style?

Think back to the last time you were confused or a bit annoyed when talking to somebody. Was that an unpleasant experience for you because of the conversation topic or a disagreement of opinion…or was it simply because of mismatched communication styles?

The Stories of Culture

Culture School is in session! In this series, we take an aspect of intercultural theory and apply to daily life. Basically, our goal is to expose those cultural moonwalking bears. And because this blog is about culture and education, we consider each topic in the context of the classroom. photo by maryatexitzero by :: Anamaria … Read more

It’s All About You! October Edition

by :: Anamaria It’s all about you: our readers. No matter how passionate one is about something, sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day to devote ourselves to that passion as much as we would like. We’re sure you know what we mean! We know our readers are passionate about education. And that … Read more

Doing & Being Cultures

Culture School is in session! In this series, we take an aspect of intercultural theory and apply to daily life. Basically, our goal is to expose those cultural moonwalking bears. And because this blog is about culture and education, we consider each topic in the context of the classroom. photo by maryatexitzero by :: Anamaria … Read more