Educational Technology

July 19, 2017

9 Apps for Teaching International Global Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:29 am

by Matthew Lynch, Tech Edvocate

In general, most students are comfortable interacting with people, actions, and ideas that they are familiar with but react with fear and apprehension when faced with the unfamiliar. Among its other goals, culturally responsive instruction aims to educate students that differences in viewpoint and culture are to be cherished and appreciated rather than judged and feared. How might a culturally responsive educator push against human nature’s natural aversion to the unknown and help students become more respectful of cultures with different ideas? Thanks to the edtech explosion of the last two decades, they are several apps that teach students cultural awareness and sensitivity. For the purpose of this blog, we will list the best of those.

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