Cultural Communication

Reflecting on What I Learned; Expectedly and Unexpectedly

Expected learning   The main attraction I had towards joining the What’s the Story? program was the promise of learning...

Update; Tying Together Different Perspectives

Leaving our day at Winooski and Burlington we had redefined the story we were looking to uncover. We turned our...

One Week Later: We Should Be Celebrating the Stories

One week ago, in Burlington and Winooski, I learned that the very best part of our project is talking to...

ALL ARE WELCOME

  On the 23rd of January our team pulled off a day of immense productivity that took weeks of coordinating...

Post Winooski/Burlington Day

Wow! That day went by very quickly,and my team and I learned so much about interviewing and Winooski’s ELL program...

Dec Retreat: This is Where It Gets Exciting

What I love about What’s The Story is that I never quite know where it’s going. It’s like the Labyrinth...

Dec Retreat: My New Perspective On How To Create Change

This whole program has completely changed my perspective on how to create change. Though every part of Bill and Tim’s...

Preparing for the retreat and exploring language bias

A lot of what I did this week involved logistics to get myself and my team ready to move into...

Emailing Possible Interviewee’s

In the last week, I have sent numerous emails reaching out to people who my group and I could possibly...

Reaching out to Possible Interviewees

This week my team and I were reaching out to 2-3 people that we were interested in hearing their information...

Week 3: Starting Conversations

This week, I began sending emails to start conversations that will hopefully lead to interviews. I started with three contacts:...

Seeing The World Through The Eyes Of A Stranger

In the past week I came up with questions that my group and I could use in our interviews, talked...

Understanding a Different point of View

I did 2 different things this week; I talked to my parents about cultural communications in schools, and I looked...

Turning Aspiration into a Reality

It’s week two and I’m done getting acquainted with this topic, it’s time to open up, dig deeper and develop...

Considering new perspectives and moving into the interview process

A big part of my work this week was beginning to draft some interview questions (something I think will be...

Understanding More about Cultural Communication, What is the problem?

During the November retreat I decided to change topics from the Vermont Opioid Epidemic to cultural Communications in schools. Before...

Week 1: Sharpening My Focus

This week is my first week of my new topic—OUR new topic. In reading other group members’ blogs and doing...

November Retreat: Eager to Get To Work

The best conversations are those which end in excitement—and the feeling that they’re not over yet. Measured in conversations, last...

Nov. Retreat: Collaborating to create a focused and impassioned team

I wasn’t exactly sure how this retreat was going to look. I knew that we would have to come to...

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