The Global Literature in Libraries Initiative strives to raise the visibility of world literature for adults and children at the local, national and international levels. We intend to do so by facilitating close and direct collaboration between translators, librarians, publishers, editors, and educators, because we believe that these groups in collaboration are uniquely […]
The Global Kind Project invites preK-12 classrooms to reflect on our individual and collective roles in building a more empathetic, positive and inclusive society.
#GKP17: May 1 through June 9, 2017
4 Weeks. Self-guided. Kindness. Gratitude. Empathy. Action.
Using our Pacing Guide, each week, across 4 weeks:
Study Together: find your own […]
My Name, My Identity is a national initiative intended to help create a culture of respect in school communities across the nation by bringing awareness to the proper pronunciation of students’ names. This initiative opens doors for students and teachers to learn about each other’s names and the stories behind them.
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By Yong Zhao
Prepare your students for the globalized world!
To succeed in the global economy, students need to function as entrepreneurs: resourceful, flexible and creative. Researcher and Professor Yong Zhao unlocks the secrets to cultivating independent thinkers who are willing and able to create jobs and contribute positively to the globalized […]Continue Reading →
The Global Fund For Children: Games and Kid Friendly Websites presents links to kid-friendly websites that offer games, videos, and activities that encourage a global perspective and help children feel connected to the world as a whole.Continue Reading →
Bring the world to your classroom with our stories and lesson plans.
Our stories explore cultural, social and environmental issues with a humanistic lens. Aligned to National and Common Core standards, our lesson plans offer an interdisciplinary approach to learning and facilitates the development of active, critical thinking.Continue Reading →
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