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TCK World View – Alex Gino’s George

George is an important novel for any child, TCK or otherwise. Written with an approachable, easily paced sincerity, George tells her story of growing up as a girl trapped inside a boy’s body. 216 more words


TCK World View – Ilyasah Shabazz’s X: A Novel

Malcolm X’s middle daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, writes a fascinating, fictional narrative chronicling her father’s formative teenage years. Young Malcolm, an intelligent and popular boy, grows up listening to his mother and late father’s wise advice about pursuing his dreams and living proudly as a black man. 192 more words

Young Adult

Teaching EFL with a Hidden Agenda: Introducing Intercultural Awareness through a Grammar Lesson

Teaching EFL with a Hidden Agenda:
Introducing Intercultural Awareness through a Grammar Lesson

Guest post by Dr. Paola Giorgis

Is there anything more standardized than grammar? 1,468 more words


This seemingly innocent question ‘Where are you from?’

Normally, I have been very easy-going with this question and haven’t seen any double meaning in it or ignorant tries to put me in a box as one of my friends does. 421 more words


Discover ISA's New Pacific Region Bridging Cultures Program Destinations

There’s no better way to start off a study abroad experience than with a fantastic introduction to a new part of world! ISA students studying for a semester or year in Australia, New Zealand, or  Fiji will begin their program with the four-day Bridging Cultures Program, a unique program designed to help students discover a new culture, make new friends, and take part in amazing new adventures! 353 more words

Study Abroad

TCK Cultural Identity – Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming

Written in a vivid, yet simple and accessible verse, Jacqueline Woodson writes about her journey as a black girl growing up at her grandparents’ home in South Carolina and in her mother’s apartment in Brooklyn in the 1960s and 1970s. 171 more words

Middle Readers

What is Project SHINE?

Project SHINE links college students with immigrants who are learning English as a second language, increasing their participation in the community and/or working toward becoming U.S. 120 more words