global issues

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Book Review: Teaching Fairly in an Unfair World

Teaching Fairly in an Unfair World by Kathleen Gould Lundy As a classroom teacher, I was always on the lookout for resources that would help me connect what we were doing in school to students’ lives. One of the most helpful resources was a book called Teaching Fairly in an Unfair World by Canadian author Kathleen … Continue reading

World English Classroom Resource

Here is a useful resource for those of us who are English language instructors and would like to introduce the different ways that English is spoken around the world in our classrooms. This list is by no mean comprehensive in the least, but it is a small smattering of the different types of voices speaking … Continue reading

International Day of Peace Classroom Materials

The Center for Cooperative Principals have created a useful education resource packet for the upcoming International Day of Peace on September 21, 2015. Something I found helpful for those of us who are a little newer to peace education, was the detailed discussion about creating a culture of peace and educating toward that. It is … Continue reading

Peace education course: A fictional journey through the Mediterranean

Linguapax has a detailed peace education course available in pdf. form that focuses on building peace through engagement with issues relating to language in the Mediterranean region. The course, “Let’s Build Peace in the Mediterranean through Languages”, is available for use in a variety of languages: Catalan, English, Spanish, French, and Arabic. Continue reading

Teaching for a Better World: Global Issues and Language Education

A few weeks ago, we posted a very helpful and detailed text/manual for implementing Global Education that as I read through it, kept exciting me with its possibilities of integration with a language learning course. What exactly that integration might look like, I wasn’t sure, but it seemed very possible, and in fact lent itself particularly well towards incorporation with learning a language. I wanted to learn more about what that might look like, and found something that encouraged me deeply Continue reading

Educating Youth for Global Competence

Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World is a curriculum resource for teachers put out by the Asia Society. Many of the key points overlap with both peace education and the role of language learning. Check it out!

Book Review: Studies and global perspectives of second language teaching and learning

Studies and global perspectives of second language teaching and learning edited by John W. Schwieter integrates research from the fields of language acquisition and insights from education from a global perspective. Continue reading

Four principles for teachers to heal the world

Thom Markham suggests healing the world one classroom at a time through a set of four principles to which every teacher could commit. What do you think? Continue reading

Links to Help Create a Globally Focused Classroom

Looking to include more aspects of global citizenship in your classes this year? This collection of links is a good place to start. Continue reading

Global Issues in Language Education Resources

The Global Issues in Language Education website has links to a number of resources in their Newsletters & Publications section. Continue reading

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