It’s Time to Address America’s Cultural Un-Awareness Problem

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The other day I was teaching some basic cultural facts about Mexico in my Spanish class. To start off the lesson, my students were looking at a map of Mexico and I was pointing out major geographical features — capital city, bordering countries, and bodies of water. I pointed to the Gulf of Mexico and asked my students “What body of water is this?” and one student proudly shouted out…