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Usher UR Experience

A few weeks ago the hubby and I went to the Stevie Wonder Songs in the Key of Life concert at Phillips Arena.  As we walked through the hallway on the way to our seats I was admiring all the photographs of the artists who’d performed there in the past that lined the hallways.   103 more words


Creating Holiday Traditions

I can hardly believe that this year I will celebrate my 5th Christmas as Jackson’s mom.  Wow does time fly or what.  I grew up in a large family with an even larger extended family.   204 more words


Engaging with Culture in the Foreign Language Classroom: Cultural Value Dimensions

In a previous post I wrote about Cultural Intelligence (CQ), which is based on  David Livermore’s research and posits that CQ begins with an interest that motivates us to learn about a culture and we use that knowledge to effectively navigate and interact with the culture. 261 more words

Classroom Procedures

Teaching Students How to Engage with Culture : Cultural Intelligence (CQ)

The common way of approaching the teaching of culture in the foreign language classroom is focused on what is known of as a “functional” view of culture.  192 more words

Classroom Procedures

How to define Culture?

There are many definitions of culture and these definitions tend to vary based on the perspective and approach of the person or organization defining the term.  135 more words

Teaching Methodology And Research