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How to Respect Other Cultures

How to Respect Other Cultures | Global Cultural Connections | Scoop.it
Sometimes, when wrapped up in the midst of our own beliefs, we can find it challenging to accept others ways of life and rituals. However, close mindedness and intolerance are not the way to go, especially when there is so much we can...
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Young People and Volunteering

Young People and Volunteering | Global Cultural Connections | Scoop.it
Why do you volunteer? Is it because you're deeply passionate about a certain cause? Maybe your friend got you involved or it'll look good on your college resume? Whatever the reason we LOVE that young
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Think Globally/Locally, Act Globally/Locally

Think Globally/Locally, Act Globally/Locally | Global Cultural Connections | Scoop.it
By: Ben Boruff I was sheltered as a child. As far as I knew, the world didn’t extend far beyond my Cocoa Puffs and Garfield comics. This wasn’t a case of overprotective parents; in fact, they were fairly lenient with my curfew since I was the youngest of three children. Instead, as an introvert, I tended to steer away from a number of cultured experiences as a child. In college I am beginning to recognize my continued unawareness of global issues that never crossed my mind as a child. The global nature of environmental concerns never truly entered my thoughts, nor did my young mind grasp the concept of the diversity of cultures. Though I certainly don’t claim to be cultured today, I am beginning to see myself on a global scale. I am beginning to understand the great benefits of travel. I  Continue Reading
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50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language -

50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language - | Global Cultural Connections | Scoop.it
Teaching a new language to non-native speakers may be one of the most challenging educational jobs out there, so ELL teachers can use all of…
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Main Section | Community Tool Box

Main Section | Community Tool Box | Global Cultural Connections | Scoop.it
What is culture?


Why is culture important?


Why is understanding culture important if we are community builders?


What kind of cultural community can you envision for yourself?


Helpful Tips to Start Building a Diverse Community

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Teachers Without Borders | Teachers. Leaders. Worldwide.

Teachers Without Borders | Teachers. Leaders. Worldwide. | Global Cultural Connections | Scoop.it
Teachers Without Borders advances human welfare through teacher professional development on a global scale.
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Libraries Without Borders unveils a library in a box designed for refugees

Libraries Without Borders unveils a library in a box designed for refugees | Global Cultural Connections | Scoop.it
Libraries Without Borders will unveil its latest project at the New York Public Library: The Ideas Box, a library in a box designed by Philippe Starck to be packed onto shipping pallets and sent to refugee camps.
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No Place for Hate® Continuing for a Seventh Year in the Mountain States

No Place for Hate® Continuing for a Seventh Year in the Mountain States | Global Cultural Connections | Scoop.it
No Place for Hate® The Anti-Defamation League is proud to continue its No Place For Hate® campaign in the Mountain States Region for a seventh year. Thank
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Kids about Global Poverty

Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Kids about Global Poverty | Global Cultural Connections | Scoop.it
After the Thanksgiving week, which for many in America is symbolized by bounty, excess, and consumption of all stripes, I was struck by the value of seeing how people live in less wealthy parts of the
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Center For Global Development

Center For Global Development | Global Cultural Connections | Scoop.it
The Center for Global Development works to reduce global poverty and inequality through rigorous research and active engagement with the policy community to make the world a more prosperous, just, and safe place for us all.
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