CULTURE
"The things that make me different are the things that make me." ..... A. A. Milne
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Intelligent YouTube Channels ... Open Culture--The best free cultural & educational media on the web...
We have gathered together some of the most intelligent video collections on YouTube. A great place to find culturally enriching video
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"Culture Crossing" takes a rather unique spin on your typical mapping site. It gives the user an abundance of information that is otherwise hard to get to. For example, if you want to find out what kind of clothes students wear in Japan, or what their school hours typically are, Culture Crussing is where you would look. ?What makes this so great for stuents are the different facts they can gather by clocking on: class rules ... socializing ... or misc." (summary from ebook, Blog Companion: Technology Tidbits V. 1, by David Kapuler)


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ALMANAC ...
Fact Monster ... "Kids Around the World"
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People in the World -- Fun Facts
"When in Rome, do as the Romans do" is a famous saying about customs. But what exactly do the Romans and other people do that is so different? Where do women wear rings intheir noses to show they are married, for example? Where do people greet each other with a bow rather than a handshake? Check out this site to find other ways people behave and beautify themselves around the world.
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Countries of the World -- Fact Monster Almanac ... Pearson
Each country profile provides information on: Geography - Maps - Flag - History - Current Rules - Area - Population - Capital - Largest Cities - Languages - Ethnicity/Race - Religion - Literacy Rate - Economy - Government
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ARTICLES...
The Teaching Evaluation Gap--Why Students' Cultural Identities Hold the Key ...
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Cultural Gaffes at Home and Abroad ... View 15 examples of cultural mistakes that can occur around the world...YouTube



How is food related to culture? ... International Business Minute (YouTube)



Just for Laughs...CULTURE SHOCK ... YouTube


UNITS which include "culture"...
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Around the World With a Glass Slipper -- (You will find this unit in the LiveBinder, "Common Core for the Holidays", Tab #6--'Common Core ELA Maps'--Grade 1, Unit 6)
"In this 6-week unit for 1st grade, students compare & contrast different versions of Cinderella while learning about continents and cultures."

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