Teaching Culture

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

Global and Cultural Competency | International Affairs Office

<b>Why Global and Cultural Competency?</b><p>The U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) International Strategy lays out its commitment to prepare all U.S. …

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Why Intercultural Competence is Essential — and How Schools and Businesses Are Helping People Develop It

When human resources expert Kendal Callison visited her U.S.-based company’s office in Italy for the first time 14 years ago, she set up hour-long …

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Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

How Cross-Cultural Dialogue Builds Critical Thinking and Empathy

The world and the people who work and live in it have become ever more connected as the internet becomes more accessible. Yet despite the ability to …

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SIETAR Europa Intercultural Book Series: Call for Contributions

Dear SIETARians, dear interculturalists,<p>At SIETAR we want to encourage the development and application of knowledge, values and skills which enable …

Linguistics

Tips to be a Culturally Responsive Educator: Perspective #2

As part of myON’s recent blog series on education and English language learners (ELLs), we’ve asked several educators to provide tips on how to …

Making the Invisible Visible - Hybrid Pedagogy

Simplifying people to stereotypes rarely has a noble purpose. In narrowing and propagating unnuanced definitions for human experiences or identities, …

Inviting Controversy Into Our Classrooms

<b>Shane and Becca squared off.</b> They had done their research and came down on opposite sides of the Confederate flag debate: One supported its …

Fighting Bias With Board Games

Quick, think of a physicist.<p>If you're anything like me, you probably didn't have to think very hard before the names Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton popped up.<p>But what if I asked you to think of a female physicist? What about a black, female physicist?<p>You may have to think a bit harder about that. …

Celine Dion's Response to Unruly Fan Rushing the Stage Is a Powerful Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

This situation could have quickly turned ugly, if not for Dion's remarkable handling of the situation.<p>How would you react if a drunk stranger suddenly rushed you at work? Would you run? Fight? Freak out?<p>That's the apparent situation famous singer Celine Dion had to deal with during a recent …

Speak Up: Responding to Everyday Bigotry

Among participants in our round table discussions, family moments represented some of the greatest difficulties: How to speak up to the people …

How to Change the Story about Students of Color

<i>Dena Simmons is the director of education at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. Her views are her own.</i>As a teacher and teacher-educator for …

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'Would you be willing?': words to turn a conversation around (and those to avoid)

Choose your words carefully and you can get someone to change their mind, or see you in a new light<p>It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it – isn’t it? According to language analysts, we may have this wrong. ‘‘We are pushed and pulled around by language far more than we realise,” says Elizabeth …

Managing Conflict – Venting Technique

Many studies show increases in the amount of time spent on managing conflict. This takes up more and more time of human resource professionals and …

How Professors Can Bring Culturally-Responsive Teaching to Online Courses

When Suparna Chatterjee was taking a graduate online course at New Mexico State University two years ago, she had to complete an ice-breaker activity …

Pedagogy

Emotional intelligence: why it matters and how to teach it

Teaching young people skills such as active listening, self-awareness and empathy can equip them to succeed both academically and socially<p>In our work with schools, it’s now commonplace for us to hear those in education talking about helping students (and staff) develop their emotional intelligence. …

4 tips for talking to people you disagree with

<i>iStock</i><p>Megan Phelps-Roper grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church and was picketing with signs like “gays are worthy of death” at the age of five.<p>She …

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Intercultural Mediation

Ian Akhbar stresses the importance of appropriate cultural education<p><i>How shall I talk of the sea to the frog,</i> <i><br>if it has never left its pond?</i> <i><br>How shall I</i> …

Pedagogy

Prevent Radicalisation & Extremism

This website gives teachers, parents and school leaders practical advice and information on protecting children from extremism and …

Radicalization

Culturally Responsive Teaching: 4 Misconceptions

<b>Listen to my interview with Zaretta Hammond (transcript):</b><p>Sponsored by Raymond Geddes and Kids Discover<p><b>The term “culturally responsive teaching” has</b> …

Changing the Conversation about Migration: A Provisional Pedagogic Framework

<i>This blog post is co-authored by Liz Dawes Duraisingh, Emi Kane, and Sarah Sheya.</i><p>Last year, Out of Eden Learn piloted and launched a new learning …

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Extremists

Extremists teachers notes<p>Some key words, discussion topics and lesson activities suggested for the film <i>Extremists</i>.<p>to download these teachers notes<p>A …

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Talking about terrorist attacks with young people: tips for teachers

In the wake of the Manchester Arena bombing, schools can help students to understand terrorism and the discussions surrounding it<p>The Manchester Arena attack earlier this week is likely to be discussed by students and teachers in schools across the UK and beyond. It can be difficult to ensure these …

Young Peace Leaders: Cultivating Empathy

The ability to feel empathy is essential to the emotional and social growth and development of young people. Although adolescents are famously …

Drama for Conflict Transformation Toolkit: Youth Theater for Peace

Youth leaders and adult facilitators can use the <i>Drama for Conflict Transformation Toolkit</i> to create a customized training agenda based on their …

Conflict Resolution and Peer Mediation Toolkit

The <i>Conflict Resolution and Peer Mediation Toolkit</i> provides the training notes, handouts, sample agendas, and resource templates to initiate a peer …

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