Hidden and Visible Culture

We have been discussing the idea of culture and how we can see a lot of traditions and practices that “tell” us things about someone and the culture they are a part of. However, there are also aspects of culture that are not visible such as religious beliefs, ideas about humour, raising children and education. These ideas and values play a large role in the visible aspects of culture that we can see.

We had to sort a number of aspects into hidden or visible culture groups. This was easy for some things and trickier for others!

Once we had completed our sort, we connected this to our own lives and created a cultural iceberg with personal visible and hidden values. This was a little tricky as well but we all worked together and persisted to list ideas. Here are a few examples:

~ 4D

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