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BEST SITE (Building Educator Skills for Today: Synthesizing Ideas and Transforming Education): A blog and trove of resources for implementing Common Core literacy standards across the curriculum by James Mulhern, AP English Language teacher at Atlantic Technical Center Magnet School in Coconut Creek, Fla. Our reading coach describes the site as “jaw-droppingly wonderful,” and I think you’lll agree.

Globalizing Education in Your ZIP Code: A Prezi shown to us during the global education symposium held for TGC participants and their administrators in Washington, D. C., in February 2013. It provides some interesting videos and techniques for building consensus for adopting global education at your school and/or in your district.

Every year, Primary Source promotes a Global Read, one book to be read by teachers and students around the world for discussion. In 2017, the Global Read was Boxers and Saints.

Hingham High School, about a half-hour drive south of Boston, has developed a Global Citizenship Program, which includes an after-school club and an academic certificate. The website includes a program manual and application, which can provide a baseline for other schools around the country looking to implement a similar program. Read an Oct. 9, 2013, article about the program here.

Many long-serving teachers have reasonable trepidation about implementing collaborative learning. Here is an article from the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development about how to set up collaborative learning in your classroom.

Here is a recent post from our TGC friend Deanne Moore: “3 Quick Tips and 40+ Resources for Globalizing Your Learner Experiences.”

The United States Diplomacy Center offers simulations to immerse students in international affairs and build literacy and global competencies.

  1. Dr. Shipe, would you have a copy of the Global Read book you can lend me? J.R.

  2. Dr. Shipe permalink

    Just put my own on order, J. R.!

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