Website Updates

I’ve made several updates to in the past weeks (with more to come – websites are like houses, there’s always something to update)…

New: Pick-Me-Up Podcasts

Sometimes we need a pick-me-up. A cup of coffee, a brisk walk, a few moments with a favorite blog. Enter the Professional Development Pick-Me-Up Podcasts! This year, I’m offering 15-minute podcast interviews with intercultural educators about topics you’ve asked for. I’ll post 1 or 2 each month. You can check out the first podcast here. … Read more

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

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 (formally 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