Resource :: Absolutely Intercultural Podcasts

by :: Cate Here’s a valuable resource in podcast form: Absolutely Intercultural. These podcasts explore intercultural aspects of human intercultural communication. The show’s hosts, Anne Fox and Dr. Laurent Borgmann, are from Denmark and Germany, respectively.  They post a new podcast every second Friday. Anne and Laurent’s goal with these podcasts isn’t so much to disseminate information, but rather … Read more…

Resource :: Welcome to Wanzuzu

by :: Cate Are you familiar with the Peace Corps Coverdell WorldWise website? What a treasure trove of resources for K-12 educators! (I use their cross-cultural understanding activities all the time, and not just with kids.) I just discovered a game called Welcome to Wanzuzu. In this game, students are challenged to talk to villagers and gather … Read more…

International Perspectives on U.S. Education :: 3 Short Podcasts

Here at CulturallyTeaching we focus on K-12 education around the world. But I just found goSwoop, a social network for students worldwide who want to attend a U.S. college or university. GoSwoop offers a neat series of very brief podcasts, called the goSwoop Scoop. Here are 3 podcasts – two feature international students currently studying … Read more…

Individualism and Collectivism :: What Does this Cultural Dimension Have to Do with Education?

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 In two previous … Read more…

Gracias, Danke, Multumesc: Thank You

We’ve noticed recently that the word about SmallPlanetStudio.com (formally CulturallyTeaching.com) is getting out. Yay! We’re excited that you’re excited about this site. We’re so grateful to our readers, our RSS subscribers, and everyone who’s spreading the word about out site. As Glenn noted in his review of our site, we are indeed having a lot … Read more…