Worms for Dinner

October 2012
Education Next;Fall2012, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p96
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the importance of travel for teachers to help them better understand other cultures in line with her experience of traveling to Mexico as participant in the Fulbright-Hays 2011 Summer Seminar in Mexico, a program run by the U.S. Department of Education. She shares how her trip made her aware of her cultural misconceptions regarding the Mayans. She describes the interactions between cultures she observed in the blending of Mayan and Catholic practices.


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