• cross-cultural
  • Trash or treasure: Developing a game for youth about recycling, trash and community health.

    A short presentation about a recent student project in Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua. Our first attempt at creating an educational game, and an opportunity to learn a lot of lessons about what it takes to do such a thing successfully. As we are thinking about our next class and projects we will be integrating some of […]

  • cross-cultural
  • Presentation proposal – “Re-presenting” the world through technology. Digital literacy practices in cross-cultural contexts

    Drawn from projects involving youth working in the United States and Latin America, three case studies will focus on technology as mediator for the “re-presentation” of the world by learner-teachers, and the facilitation of that process by the teacher-learner. Project work with digital photography and video as tools for digital literacy development will be highlighted. […]

  • cross-cultural
  • Gratitude and generosity in cross-cultural exchanges – revision 2

    Gratitude & generosity in cross cultural exchanges-revision2 View more presentations from Paul Treadwell. Resources/References used: Buber, M. (1958). I and Thou. New York: Scribner. Burbules, N. C. (1993). Dialogue in teaching: Theory and practice. New York: Teachers College Press. Freire, P. (2000). Pedagogy of the oppressed. New York: Continuum. Garrison, J. (1996), A DEWEYAN THEORY OF DEMOCRATIC LISTENING. […]