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How to Teach a Global Curriculum During Distance Learning. Our world is more interconnected than ever before, even while we’re social distancing in unprecedented ways.

How to Teach a Global Curriculum During Distance Learning

We educators can use this increased isolation to look inward and pull away from others—or we can embrace this pandemic as an opportunity to celebrate and learn about the world’s increasing interdependence. Whatever jobs our students have when they join the workforce, it’s likely that they’ll work closely with colleagues around the world. The Peloton - The Multicultural One. DEVELOPING GLOBAL COMPETENCY. DEVELOPING GLOBAL COMPETENCY. Fundraiser by Amanda Kramer : Save Terra! Gamification of the UN Globals. Global Problem Solvers. We’re unable to load this video, which may be due to your school blocking access to

Global Problem Solvers

You may be able to play the videos directly at: If the problem persists, please contact us at 1-845-424-3700 or for assistance. Season 1Working Well Meet the Global Problem Solvers: Adrien, Beela, Cristina, Kelile, Putri, and Satoshi. They are teenagers who each possess a unique skill to solve social problems. GPS web. Global Learning Programs. Global Thinking for ISV 2017 06 23 CreativeCommonsLicense.

What is globalisation? - Globalisation - GCSE Geography Revision - BBC Bitesize. Global Education. Are we there yet? The State of Global Competence Education. 2019 AFS Global Conference on Active Global Citizenship—and How to Educate for It (9-11 October 2019 in Montreal, Canada) featured a revealing panel discussion, “A Hard Look at the State of Global Competence Education Around the World” facilitated by Melissa Liles, Chief Global Engagement Officer at AFS.

Are we there yet? The State of Global Competence Education

The discussions were held against the backdrop of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #4 which focuses on quality education and invites different stakeholders to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. “UNESCO reports that about 60% of nations have some type of policy recommending global competence education be offered in schools, but far fewer countries have evolved these commitments into curricula, practices and programs,“ said Liles. “Study after study quotes educators, policymakers, businesses and NGOs troubled by the shortage of people with these essential global skills. 5 steps to becoming a culturally responsive teacher. Culturally responsive teaching is much more than simply recognizing the cultural background of your students (although that’s a good start).

5 steps to becoming a culturally responsive teacher

As a teacher in today’s multicultural world, fostering culturally responsive teaching practices is becoming more and more necessary to successfully create a learning environment that is engaging and accessible to a broader range of students. By 2020, the Census Bureau has projected that more than half of all students in US public schools will be minority students. Figuring out how to meet the diverse needs of students with differing economic and cultural backgrounds, not to mention varying learning styles, has increasingly become a top priority for educators. In light of these rapidly-changing student demographics, teachers must be able to understand and resolve potential conflicts that may arise due to cultural differences between students in the classroom. 1. It’s important to bear in mind that your attitudes are influenced by your own culture. National Geographic Society.

The National Geographic GeoBee is an annual competition designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world.

National Geographic Society

Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is now open! Registered schools receive a suite of curated study resources to prepare students and 400+ GeoBee questions covering geography, civilizations, cultures, physical features, and more to hold a school GeoBee. Prizes to celebrate participants will also be included. The academic competition is open to students in grades four through eight, in public schools, private schools, and homeschools in the United States and its territories, as well as the Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS).

Title I schools are eligible for a discount on GeoBee registration*. Register or sign in. Teaching for global competence in a rapidly changing world edu. Global Citizenship Framework. Teaching for Global Competence. Transform Teaching. Transform Learning. Transform the World. Teaching for Global Competence. Actions speak louder than words. Three years ago, 193 governments around the world agreed to an action plan to end poverty, protect the planet and foster international peace by adopting the UN´s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Actions speak louder than words

To mark the anniversary on 25 September, more than a million people in 140 countries will take to the streets to raise awareness for the goals and to hold governments accountable for their slow rollout of national implementation programs. Many of those taking part will be young people, and the day gives us a chance to appreciate all those young activists making a real difference around the world – and there are many impressive examples. Just this month, hundreds of thousands of young Australians took to the streets in climate change rallies in one of the largest protest events in our country’s history. Global PD Free Resources. Why We Need Global Learning More Than Ever - Global Learning. When the Global Learning blog started seven and a half years ago, no one had heard of Malala, the former Kim Jong was in power, and the Syrian crisis was just getting started.

Why We Need Global Learning More Than Ever - Global Learning

Today, the Syrian crisis rages on unabated, even as Iran comes into sharp focus. And the sitting president is the first to step into North Korea. So, while we are sad to announce that this is the final post of the Global Learning blog, we don't believe for a minute that our students need to be any less knowledgeable about current world events.

Every challenge we, as a country, currently face—immigration, climate change, potential wars—has global ramifications. Even the threat to our democracy itself comes from outside our borders.