Sample Video 115: Culture 38: Celebrating International Friendship with Alberte Jensen and Emma Lewis


Celebrate International Day of Friendship July 30 as you hear from Alberte Jensen and Emma Lewis.  Alberte is a foreign exchange student from Glumso, Denmark, and Emma is her host sister.  Learn about life in Denmark and what it’s been like to spend a year in America.  Find out about the excitement of hosting a foreign exchange student.  Celebrate how everyone’s life is changed when you meet people from other places and cultures.

Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 298: Cross Curricular Activity--Evaluating Live Interviews

This cross-curricular teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to get students thinking about: 1) how live interviews can be used to learn information on topics such as those discussed in the video, and 2) the effectiveness of this interview specifically in helping their learning on this topic as well as the effectiveness (strengths and weaknesses) of interviews in general as a source of information.


Teacher Tool 303: Cross Curricular Activity--Linking Music to Cultural Experiences

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity combining social studies, cultural study, and music as students learn about different cultures. This activity can be used in conjunction with a variety of Culture videos available on the Educate.Today website.


Teacher Tool 329: Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources

Educate.Today is full of primary sources to use with your students. This teacher tool focuses on understanding the difference between primary sources and secondary sources and provides an example of an activity to do with students to build their effective use of primary sources in a research project.