There are many digital tools and projects that can connect your students to the world in ways that promote a mindset of taking action and applied learning.
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April 16, 2015
April 09, 2015
Use the power of photography to help students see different perspectives using these lesson ideas and resources.
March 19, 2015
Given the increasing diversity in our classrooms and communities, how do we teach students to respectfully engage with peers of differing religious belief systems?
March 05, 2015
From food insecurity to the environment and sport, a multitude of resources and organizations exist to support the effort to help young people think locally and globally.
January 30, 2015
Expanded learning models create opportunities for schools and community partners to work together to offer more time for a balanced curriculum with engaged and personalized learning.
January 22, 2015
With diverse student populations now the majority demographic in US public schools, there is no better time to recognize and tap the assets these students can bring to the classroom.
January 08, 2015
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) employs approaches that are learner centered, problem based, and focused on real-world contexts. Manitoba is leading the way.
December 12, 2014
While on the surface, it may seem that U.S. history is one of the least global of all subject areas, America's past is inextricably tied to that of other nations.
November 09, 2014
Recent advances to the studies of neuroscience have shown that the brain functions better through the use of exercise and play. Therefore, physical education is a great way to introduce global learning concepts by using movement and games.
October 01, 2014
Every curricular area has a global dimension that can be taught in the classroom, including math. This is often the area that is most difficult for people to grasp as being global, but math helps us understand the world—and we use the world to understand math. The world is interconnected and math shows these connections and possibilities. The earlier young learners can put these skills to practice, the more likely we are to remain an innovation society and economy.