More School Photos from Argentina

by :: Cate Pamela and I are working on a project that helps students develop their cultural, language, and technology skills (we’ll share the project with everyone in a couple weeks). So when I was in Argentina in September, Pamela planned her classes so I could visit some of her students right around the time they were working … Read more…

4 Kid’s Books that Promote Cross-Cultural Awareness

by :: Cate If you’d like to cultivate intercultural competence in kids, a great place to start is with developing curiosity, openness to, and respect for difference. Books that take a cross-cultural peek at daily life around the world are fantastic resources for helping young kids develop the attitudes on which further intercultural knowledge and skills … Read more…

Schultüte Resource #3 :: How Diving Can Help Students See Other Perspectives

by :: Anamaria Welcome back to Schultüte Week! (Wondering what a Schultüte is? Stop here and read Monday’s post. ) Each day this week we’re pulling a nifty resource out of our virtual Schultüte of Cross-Cultural Resources for Busy Educators. Yesterday’s resource offered 16 cross-cultural games, projects, and resources — all free and on the … 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…

Friday Foto :: A Brief History of Education in the U.S.

This weeks Friday Foto is a YouTube video about how U.S. education changed from 1900-1950. If you’re reading this post in a reader or email, you’ll need to click through to see the video. This 9-minute YouTube video was created as a project for teachers about the history of education in the U.S. from 1900-1950. … Read more…