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how to build cross-cultural competency in immersion students

Authentic cultural experiences are critical to achieving the three-fold goal of immersion education.  In order to build cross-cultural competency, cross-cultural experiences are a must. Of course, it takes some leg-work on the part of parents and teachers to identify and incorporate these events and experiences into busy family and school calendars. 266 more words

Spanish Immersion

Pilar Rocha-Goldberg

Title: President, Chief Executive Officer
Company: El Centro Hispano, Inc
Location: Durham, NC United States

El Centro Hispano, Inc is a nonprofit grassroots community based in Durham, North Carolina. 348 more words


William Allen White Award Winners

Every year, children from across Kansas choose books from a list recommended by the William Allen White Children’s Book Award committee composed of Kansas teachers and librarians. 356 more words

Children's Novels

Where is the Mexico of My Childhood

This morning, June 6, 2016, I heard a story on the car radio from the regional NPR station from Mexico. I always sit up and listen whenever I hear anything about Mexico as I have a lifelong fondness for anything Mexican, in contrast to the lamentable anti-Mexican, anti-immigration hyperbole that seems so common nowadays much to my personal regret. 1,560 more words

Hispanic Culture

Culture Fest celebrates different cultures around Southern's campus

Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter

The Cultural Fest highlighted and recognized numerous cultures reflected throughout Southern’s student body that oftentimes go overlooked said Michael Schindel, international student advisor for the Office of International Education. 525 more words


Sheryl C. Maxsom, Ph.D.

Title: Founder, Sole Proprietor
Company: Desert Springs Educational Consulting
Location: El Paso, TX United States

Sheryl Maxsom has spent more than 25 years in the field of education, first as a teacher and then as an elementary school principal. 318 more words

Educational Administration