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Using Technology to Raise Cultural Awareness

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I am from the UK, but I live and work in Curitiba in the south of Brazil. I have found that students are often very interested in how things are done in different countries...

 

This means that cultural awareness was a part of my teaching long before the current obsession with doing everything with technology. I am a firm believer in using technolgoy when it offers something different and there is a strong pedagogigcal case for doing so. All too often people use the latest high-tech gizmo just for the sake of using it.

 

However, technology has opened up certain ways of raising cultural awareness that perhaps weren't there before."

 

Using YouTube, Twitter, and WebQuests -JL

 


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A.I. Duet – A piano that responds to you.

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A.I. Duet is a great Artificial Intelligence computer piano keyboard that responds to sequences input through your computer keyboard. Developed using Google’s Magenta project, the algorithm u…

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