Teaching Culture

By Anne Fox | Links to exercises and articles about increasing ICC in an educational context or exploring classroom culture.

AFS World Cafe

This document presents an an overview of two tools that can be used as a strategy to help us be more effective and appropriate in intercultural …

Learning

Toward a Culturally-Responsive Understanding of Student Agency - Education Reimagined

As educators, we must consider these questions with urgency because otherwise, we risk viewing student agency through a dominant cultural frame of …

Beyond Business Ethics - UT Austin

"Thank you for creating such good materials! "<p>Jonathan Haidt, Ph.D.<br>Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership<br>Stern School of Business<br>New York …

Indiana University

'A-ha' Activities for Unconscious Bias | Include-Empower.Com

Unconscious or implicit bias refers to beliefs or attitudes that are activated automatically and without an individual’s awareness. These hidden …

Psychology

Frequently Asked Questions

Nice Series Of Videos Designed to Teach Ethics

The University of Texas has developed over one hundred videos, and a bunch of related teaching materials, for a course they share with anyone about …

Teaching

The Root of All Cruelty?

Perpetrators of violence, we’re told, dehumanize their victims. The truth is worse.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>A recent episode of the dystopian television series “Black Mirror” begins with a soldier hunting down and killing …

Culture

A 35-year-old who dropped out of high school had a vision of a utopian future for China, the US, and the world — and it's led her to the forefront of a tech startup worth $3 billion

Cindy Mi, the 35-year-old founder and CEO of the online-class startup VIPKid, remembers the day the education system failed her.<p>Mi was 14 and had just moved to Harbin, a city in northeast China. The move cost her half a semester of school, and she was severely behind the rest of her new class in …

Classroom Library Assessment: How Culturally Responsive is Your Library?

Teachers, let’s talk about a popular topic across education blogs and Pinterest: <i>the classroom library.</i> A quick search on the Internet results in …

Special Days | Global Issues SIG

27th January<p>Introduction Write on the board: Holocaust – when? who? where? what? why? how? Ask students, in small groups, to discuss the questions …

How Diversity Training Infuriates Men and Fails Women

Decades before Anita Hill, Gretchen Carlson or #MeToo, American companies dreamed up “diversity training,” typically a course that lasts anywhere …

122: How can we teach kids to stand up for the oppressed? Hack Learning Uncut

When celebrities stand by and protect bullies, without punishment, how can adults teach kids to stand up? Mark uses a high-profile example of a …

This strategy works better than diversity training

If companies want to change staff’s behavior in a fundamental way, they should forget about what their employees think and focus on what they do.<p>We know a diverse workplace is good for the bottom line. We know diversity produces better, more innovative ideas. But employers are scrambling to train …

Empathy Mapping in the Teaching and Training Classroom

In a recent webinar that I delivered for the British Council on Emotional Intelligence and Coaching, I introduced the concept of Empathy Mapping. …

Emotional Intelligence

Empatico Platform

Empatico is a free tool connecting classrooms around the world through video exchanges and activities that spark empathy. Sign up for free today!

This Teen Is Transforming How His Peers See the Middle East

Inspired by a virtual exchange with Iraqi youth, Turner Payne launched a project that is shattering stereotypes<p>Fifteen-year-old Turner Payne didn’t …

Culturally Responsive Teaching in Today’s Classrooms

<i>This post was written by member Valentina Gonzalez.</i><p>Our students bring their cultures with them into our rooms. Each one is unique and important. How …

CCK Resources

Cultural coding classes for migrants in Norway

Norway is a country of 5 million people - from this, 400,000 are migrants from Asia, Africa and the Middle East<p>Starting a new life in a liberal western society like Norway is quite a challenge for many of them.<p>To help them integrate, the Norwegians are offering migrants cultural coding</i> …

How to talk to kids about racism: An age-by-age guide

Have you talked to your kids about race and racism? Maybe you think they’re still too young or that a specific conversation isn’t really …

University of British Columbia

The Third Place: Our Commitment, Renewed

On May 29, we closed 8,000 Starbucks stores in the United States for four hours—so 175,000 Starbucks partners could come together for a conversation …

Guide Books

Starbucks Releases The Racial Bias Curriculum They Used Today

As you probably know, Starbucks closed all their company-owned stores today to have their staff be trained on racial bias.<p>They’ve now made their …

Curriculum Development

Anti-rumours

The anti-rumour strategy aims to raise awareness about the importance of countering diversity-related prejudices and rumours that hamper positive …

Council of Europe

Main page | Intercultural Dialogue

Mark Easton @BBCMarkEaston on Twitter<p><b>The virtue of tolerance is regarded as fundamental to the British character. We are taught that our respect for the values, ideas and beliefs of others is somehow written into our national DNA.</b><p>Indeed, the government has passed a law requiring teachers and other …

<b>Armed only with food cooked by grieving mothers, Guadalupe Cruz enters the battle to prevent young people from dying on Chicago's streets.</b><p>She's driving to the funeral of Jose de Jesus Aguilar, 14 - the third she's attended in six weeks. Jose entered a rival gang's territory in a stolen car with a …

Empatico is a free tool connecting classrooms around the world through video exchanges and activities that spark empathy. Sign up for free today!

Empathy

Should I stop speaking my native language with my child? In my 20+ years as a bilingual speech-language pathologist, this is the question I have …

Intercultural/Global Competence Assessment Tools

Intercultural/Global Competence Assessment Tools Compiled by Carine Ullom, EdD Last update: May 28, 2018 http://bit.ly/intercultural-comp-assessment …