Hand Gestures Infographic- the kids love this one- they have always heard rumors of our gestures having different meanings in other countries- this is not only good for students to learn, but the premise behind valuing differences and respecting cultures is incredibly important.
In this Special Report, we offer expert advice from the ‘Negotiation’ newsletter to help you in international negotiations. You will learn to cope with culture clashes, weigh culture against other important factors, prepare for possible cultural barriers and much more.
The resource is a newspaper article that demonstrates the difficulties associated with cross cultural communication with respect to non-verbal communication during business dealings. The resource give examples of the different interpretations of various hand gestures and body language in different cultures. The resource emphasises the need for cultural awareness.
Peace. The Journal Swap for Peace Winter 2012 project included participants from Mexico, Australia, Taiwan and the United States. 116 students and 8 teachers connected by building cross-cultural dialogue and a bridge for languages.