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Center for the Study of Global Change (Indiana University)

Posted by: globaledadmin on Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Recommended because CSGC offers academic programs, professional development, resources for educators PreK-12, and information about events all which focus on advancing global studies.  There are additional subtopics for educators, such as technology and teaching, and information for post-secondary students in search of academic programs.  To join their listserve, click here. Updated by Sara Adducchio 2012.

 

Choices Education Program

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Recommended because it provides quality instructional materials on history, current world events, and issues. Choices is a curricular program of Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies. The site also links to Teaching with the News, an archived collection of free teaching ideas about current events. Be aware that most of the resources on this website (other than Teaching with the News) are not free.  Updated by Sara Adducchio 2012.

Classroom 2.0

Posted by: globaledadmin on Friday, February 3, 2012

Recommended because Classroom 2.0 offers technology forums, information, and networks for educators to use in their classrooms.  This website is an excellent source for teachers in need of open source software programs, additional help with technology, or feedback from other educators.  It is also a valuable global education tool, linking members from 181 countries.  Reviewed by Sara Adducchio 2012.

East-West Center

Posted by: globaledadmin on Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Recommended because it is an internationally recognized education and research organization that helps promote the establishment of a stable, peaceful and prosperous Asia Pacific community in which the United States is a natural, valued and leading partner. Start by Education , which provides information about Asian Studies Development Program and AsiaPacificEd Program for Schools for K-12 Programs and Faculty Development. Updated by Sara Adducchio 2012.

Electronic Outreach re Africa, Latin America and the Middle East

Posted by: globaledadmin on Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Many U.S. Title VI Centers for International and Area Studies are developing electronic databases for teachers. Scroll down this page to find several exciting new resources on Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. Updated by Sara Adducchio 2012.

Foreign Policy Association

Posted by: globaledadmin on Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Recommended because the Foreign Policy Association (FPA) is a nonprofit organization that educates Americans about the world and global issues.  Start by learning about the Great Decisions Global Affairs Education Program.  Be aware that membership with the FPA and access to materials on this site requires a fee.  Updated by Sara Adduchio 2012.

 

Global Education Centre

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Recommended because the Global Education Centre, a non-profit, non-government Australian organization committed to global education, has resource materials  and web links for primary and secondary students.  There are also professional development materials for teacher education found at this website.  Be aware that the GEC is located in Australia and many resources mentioned are available only at its location site. Updated by Sara Adducchio 2012.

Global Education Collaborative

Posted by: globaledadmin on Monday, February 6, 2012

Recommended because this site provides a social network for Global Education educators, discussion forums and blogs, annual Global Education Conference information, archived conference materials, and opportunities for educators to participate in Global Collaborative Projects for your classrooms online.  Membership is free.  Start by reviewing annual conference information and then surfing the GlobalEd Collaborative News.  Reviewed by Sara Adducchio 2012.

 

Kiel Institute for World Economics

Posted by: globaledadmin on Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Recommended because The Kiel Institute is dedicated to research of global economics.  Interested PhD students or educators of global economics should consult Kiel Institute publications and internship opportunities for research opportunities.  This site is most appropriate for post-secondary students of global education, specifically global economics. Updated by Sara Adducchio 2012.

LANIC

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Recommended because LANIC stands for the Latin American Network Information Center, and is an incredible clearinghouse of information. The maps page supplies regional overviews and country maps. This is a VERY large site, however its alphabetized listing make it easy to use. Updated by Sara Adducchio 2012.

NAFSA: Association of International Educators

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Recommended because it promotes the exchange of students and scholars to and from the United States, cross-cultural exchange, and global education. NAFSA hosts annual conferences, forums for discussion of issues,and a network for sharing information as it seeks to increase awareness of and support for international education in higher education, in government, and in the community. Topics and materials included in this site are concerning public policy of international education, resources for teachers and students such as training, publication, grants & scholarships, immigration advising resources, and links to governmental, non-governmental, international, and non-profit organizations and sites in the field of international education.  Be aware this site contains mostly materials related to teacher education and information on their conferences.   Click here to access teacher education materials.  Reviewed by Sara Adducchio 2012. Updated by Sara Adducchio 2012.

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Outreach World

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Recommended because of its resources on regions around the world. Affiliated with the National Resource Center network, this website contains peer-reviewed lesson units for educators.  Resources are searchable by region, grade level, subject, resource type, instructional strategies, or country.  On this website, you will also find news about various outreach activities currently taking place as well as upcoming workshops, conferences and professional development opportunities offered locally, regionally, nationally and overseas. Updated by Sara Adducchio 2012.

Outreach World

Posted by: globaledadmin on Monday, February 6, 2012

Recommended because Outreach World is an international education resource for teachers.  On this site can be found cross-curriculum resources K-12, Travel Opportunities for Educators, professional development, and Global Education resource publication news. Start by clicking on Resources, then searching through classroom resources based on identified parameters.  Reviewed by Sara Adducchio 2012.

The Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education (SPICE )

Posted by: globaledadmin on Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Recommended because it provides educators with curriculum resources on international and cross-cultural topics. SPICE focuses heavily on the Far East, with excellent resources (including multimedia resources) for educators. There are opportunties for teacher workshops and professional development, a scholars program for students, and National Clearinghouse for US-Japan Studies dedicated to providing educators with quality web resources.  Updated by Sara Adducchio 2012.

US Dept of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

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Recommended because it creates and implements high quality, targeted English language programs in specific regions and countries of the world. All programs are administered through the local American Embassy or Consulate. Start by looking through the programs or materials of interest to you.  Click here for programs on this website which highlight opportunities for secondary student exchange, educators, hosting exchange students, and professions. Updated by Sara Adducchio 2012.

Web Sites for Teachers (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

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Recommended because this site is an extension of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Center for International Education for Educators of K-16.  It provides excellent links to online resources, especially the Teaching Resource Guides.  Relevant information is included for global education, sustainability, conflict, security, and cultural understanding. Updated by Sara Adducchio 2012.

World Learning

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Recommended because because World Learning, a private, non-profit international educational services organization, offers educational and training programs that enable participants to develop leadership capabilities and cross-cultural competence required to advance international understanding, work effectively in multicultural environments, and achieve sustainable development at the community level or on a national scale. Start by clicking on the Explore Our Programs link. Updated by Sara Adducchio 2012.