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Cultural literacy: Read the world this summer!

My husband and I grew up in Germany – Finja was born in the US. German and American culture are not so different, but we use books to give Finja a basic understanding of German language. 1,260 more words

Books For Preschool Kids

The Ideas Behind Forced Academisation

If you want to understand the thinking behind the government’s education reforms, you need to read E D Hirsch’s The Schools We Need: And Why We Don’t Have Them… 853 more words


Keep it simple, stupid: the dumbing down of public discourse

I’m reading The Yahoo! Style Guide. The subtitle bills it as “The Ultimate Sourcebook for Writing, Editing, and Creating Content for the Digital World.” 714 more words

Book Review

The New Traditionalism: Kodaly and Hirsch Compared

In my ‘About the Author’ page, I stress the excellence of my academic qualifications to show that I am not attacking a system that has hurt me in an obvious way. 1,258 more words


Geocaching activity in Kathmandu

Just thought I’d do a brief post – along the lines of what I did on my holidays. Although actually I was still working quite a few of the days as … well that’s the ideal thing about a job based on the Internet, you can do it anywhere. 905 more words

A message from the Rogers family

Dear friends and family of our beloved Charles,
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving husband and father, Charles Rogers. 440 more words

Cultural Literacy

Gemischtes Doppel - Intercultural workshop in Berlin


So what is culture? And what does intercultural competence involve?
Mediagrammi has been invited to participate to Gemischtes Doppel, the intercultural and international workshop for volunteer key actors in Berlin, conceived and lead by Studio Tolk in collaboration with Doris Wietfeldt, Idil Efe and Deniz Eroğlu. 21 more words