I6 Cultural Intelligence and 21st-Century Skills (Clementi)

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Cultural Intelligence and 21st-Century Skills (I6)
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  • What are the facts? What are you talking about? What is the context?
  • How do people interact? Interpreting actions and words. Sharing behaviors/practices
  • Why – perspectives; comparing and contrasting, withholding judgment

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  • 1. CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE: A CRITICAL SKILL FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
    National Chinese Language Conference
    April 23, 2010
    Presented by Donna Clementi
    clementi@cord.edu
  • 2. Cultural Intelligence
    Knowing oneself
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  • 3. Cultural Intelligence = Language +
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  • 4. Cultural Understandings
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  • 5. Start with a question….
    To learn about the country, culture, and people of China
    To make comparisons
    To understand more about your own country, culture, and people
    ????
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  • 6. Are you green enough?
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  • 7. Cultural Intelligence means that we…
    • Teach and assess for knowledge about the environment
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  • 8. Cultural Intelligence means that we…
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    Teach and assess for practices: what daily actions are “green”?
  • 9. Environmental Action and Reduce Energy Use
    On November 13, 2009, the Institute for Sustainable Communities sponsored an educational workshop on community‐based energy efficiency and sustainable development at Nanmen Primary School, Doumen, Zhuhai, in China’s Guangdong province. Some 400 primary school students and their families, teachers and local villagers participated in the evening workshop.
    Children write their thoughts on how they would like to be in ten years, and pasted the “sticky notes” on the display panel. Parent also shared their own hopes and expectations for their children in the same way.
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  • 10. Actions….
    Children write their thoughts on how they would like to be in ten years, and pasted the “sticky notes” on the display panel. Parent also shared their own hopes and expectations for their children in the same way.
    Younger children view the work that senior graders recorded on their calendars.
    The best calendars were displayed at the workshop.
    http://www.rbf.org/usr_doc/Doumen_education_workshop_Nov_17_09%5B1%5D.pdf
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  • 11. Cultural Intelligence means that we….
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    Teach and assess for perspectives/understanding: what is the importance of green actions in China and in your community?
  • 12. Use language as a tool to…
    Listen to, view scenes of daily life/green actions in China
    Present information about green actions
    Compare actions and importance of green actions
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  • 13. Knowledge about the people and country
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    Awareness/understanding of the actions/behaviors of the people
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    Language to understand and communicate with the people
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    CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE
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  • 14. Cultural intelligence…
    • Preparing students for meaningful interactions with people around the world, helping them understand their own culture, and preparing them to be explorers: being curious, asking questions, being open to sharing new experiences and new ideas, ultimately with the goal of creating networks of collaboration to address the problems facing today’s world.
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