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 […]

How can we be of use? Interviewing expectant mothers at Casa Materna, Puerto Cabezas to better understand their health education needs.

How can we be of use? Interviewing expectant mothers at Casa Materna, Puerto Cabezas to better understand their health education needs. from Paul Treadwell

Raising funds to support technology workshops in Nicaragua

This January (2015) I’ll be heading off to Nicaragua for two weeks. During my time there I will be conducting several technology workshops with youth. While I am still in the planning process I do know that I will be using littleBits as the core […]

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 […]

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: […]