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Vanessa Verbitsky's picture

Intercultural Communication: Overcoming Challenges

In our constantly evolving world and innovative societies, it can be hard to keep up with how different diverse cultures and peoples are becoming more and more intertwined. Globalization has increased greatly over the past ten to twenty years, mostly thanks to international business growth rates, online/technological advancements and product development outsourcing to other countries. 

Dr. Shontoria Walker's picture

I Want to See Me in School: How To Create K-12 Educational Environments for All Students to Thrive

When we think of creating educational environments for every student to thrive, what is usually the first thing that comes to mind? Schools that include an engaging curriculum. Classrooms that cultivate joy. Buildings that are lively and welcoming that offer a multitude of extracurricular activities and opportunities for students to explore the world through texts or field lessons outside of the classroom?

Asako Maruoka's picture

The Advantages of Studying Abroad for a Semester

Taking a semester to travel and study abroad can be a challenging but positive experience for students. The benefits can include anything from enhancing your network to increasing your employment opportunities.

Preparing for a Semester Abroad

Lexa Pennington's picture

Doing Business in China? 19 Cultural Differences You Should Know

Are you conversant with western cultures but seeking opportunities in China? One of the things you should know is that there are profound cultural differences between the U.S and China.

Here is your guide to intercultural success in doing business in China.

From Doing Business in China? 19 Cultural Differences You Should Know. Hands on a laptop, with USA and China flags and documents on the table.

Lexa Pennington's picture

How to Choose a Good International School for Your Child

If you’re moving abroad for work, or any other reason, there are plenty of logistics to think about. One of those is where to send your children to school. 

When you’re an expat, you have two primary choices as far as your children’s education. You can send your kids to a local school or an international school. 

Asako Maruoka's picture

Using Your Travel Knowledge to Help Students Access Foreign Universities

One of the best things about being an educator is the fact that we are continually learning and striving to improve our knowledge base. We regularly categorise our experiences and store them for later, trying to gain as much as we can from each experience, and always thinking about our own teachable moments.

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

How to Add Interesting, Valuable Content to Your Teaching

People learn in different ways now than in the past. With the advent of the internet–and the introduction of smartphones–how we view and learn about the world has rapidly changed. In fact, the world has moved quickly past the Industrial Age, and toward the Intelligence and Imagination Ages.
 
Lexa Pennington's picture

How to Get a Study Abroad Grant

If you wish to go abroad on a study grant, now is the right time. For one, many educational institutions in Europe and Asia are opening their doors to other nationalities. One thing’s for sure: getting a degree from these colleges or universities offers a great deal of advantages when you are applying for jobs in your country.

Lexa Pennington's picture

Make a Plan Before Going to Teach Abroad

Have you ever thought about teaching abroad? Teaching abroad will offer you the opportunity to fuel two of your passions: travel and helping people learn. Get your certificate and start looking for a job, because your students are waiting for you.
 
But before buying your airplane ticket, make sure you have done your research, and you are sure that this is what you want to do for the next chapter of your life.
 
Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

The Aspiring Innkeepers Bootcamp at La Tavola Marche

Do you have what it takes own an inn, B&B, or farmhouse?! Is it a dream job, or are you just "dream drunk"? The Aspiring Innkeepers Bootcamp is your opportunity to get a hands-on taste of the pleasures and pains of running an inn, with both theory & practical experience, in this unique bootcamp/workshop especially designed for those interested in sustainable & culinary tourism. 

The Aspiring Innkeepers Bootcamp at La Tavola Marche

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