Candide: Crash Course Literature #405

Candide: Crash Course Literature #405

Hello and welcome to Crash Course literature, the best of all possible Crash Courses, discussing the best of all possible novels here on the best of all possible sets. I am the best of all possible John Greens—which is saying something, because there are a lot of us. Today we’re discussing “Candide, or Optimism” a […]

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Cultural Responsiveness

Cultural Responsiveness

For me being a Latino teacher is extremely important to me for a lot of different reasons. A) I work with predominantly Latino students. One of the student groups that has the highest dropout rates are Latino students, particularly males. We see that our Latina students are actually performing significantly better than our Latino males. […]

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The Tale Of Two Robes | Julie Hogan | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Look at me. Study me. When you see me on this stage, who do you think I am? Why do you think that? And what does this say about you? I’m guessing that several ideas may have entered your consciousness when you gazed upon me. Let me […]

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How to Improve Intercultural Sensitivity : Overcome Ethnocentrism Through Avoiding Judgments

How to Improve Intercultural Sensitivity : Overcome Ethnocentrism Through Avoiding Judgments

Alright, the last thing that we have to do when we’re trying to work on overcoming Ethnocentrism is we have to avoid judgments. And what that means is making blanket statements that are negative about another culture, judging them. “Well, they’re bad, they’re stupid, they’re evil”. “Well, they are corrupt, well, they are…”, and you […]

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How to Improve Intercultural Sensitivity : Overcome Ethnocentrism Through Avoiding Assumptions

How to Improve Intercultural Sensitivity : Overcome Ethnocentrism Through Avoiding Assumptions

Alright, we are trying to work on overcoming our Ethnocentrism. And the next thing that we have to do in order to do this is to avoid assumptions. And what that means is, before we know, before we have any idea, before we have asked any questions, before we have done any research, we’re already […]

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How to Improve Intercultural Sensitivity : Overcome Ethnocentrism Through Acknowledging Distinctions

How to Improve Intercultural Sensitivity : Overcome Ethnocentrism Through Acknowledging Distinctions

Alright, the next thing we want to talk about is Overcoming Ethnocentrism. And this is, this is a big problem, and this is something that we really have to work on. What is Ethnocentrism is? It’s basically feeling that your culture is the best. In fact, other cultures really aren’t even any good because yours […]

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