Because I Changed My Style

“I used to be a stereotypical girl.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our consideration. If […]

Getting Used to It

“It was strange to see men and women sitting with each other, discussing economics, politics, sports.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post […]

Act of Hospitality

“I would teach him something so when he encountered with people from my community, he or she would never get shocked or surprised by my people.”   Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What makes the speaker look around when he […]

I Don’t Believe in Borders

“The more I learn about other people, the more the obstacles fall between us.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions Why does the speaker say he doesn’t believe in borders? In Utah, why does the speaker end up only “hanging out with […]

Where Are You From?

“We are not different. All of us, we are human.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for […]

Classroom Challenges

I can’t bear the indifference of my classmates. Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What classroom challenges do these two students describe? What surprises you most in the stories they tell? Interpretive Questions Do you think the second student is right, in […]

I Am International

“My two other American roommates and myself would never consider ourselves very American. When people ask us, we would always say, ‘We are international.’” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one […]

Core Kind of Turned Out to Be That Way

“Even if the Chinese students couldn’t always understand what was going on… they still felt like a part of our family.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email […]