Moving From Bicultural Acculturation to Transcultural Acculturation

Transcultural Acculturation – the process through which TCKs accept and honor that the intersection of cultural identities within them creates complex and unique individuals. Photo by Pixabay on

“You turned Asian before my very eyes,” a colleague told me after a potentially explosive parent-teacher conference with a Middle Eastern, immigrant family.

This is the beginning of an article that I have written about a term I have coined, transcultural acculturation, and has been published on Learning for Justice’s website. This week, I’d like to encourage you to read the article on the original site: There are numerous teaching tips for everyone who works with Third Culture Kids. Let me know what y’all think.


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