Global Learning is exploring the connections between people and places around the world and asks students to observe the similarities and differences that exist around our world today and relate these to their own lives.
Asia Society: Global Competence
Here is an overview of global competence and reasons why it should be used and curriculum to use in the classroom.
Edutopia provides resources for bringing global learning into the classroom to help students appreciate cultural diversity and build awareness around global issues.
Expanding Horizons: Building Global Literacy in Afterschool Programs
Expanding Horizons illustrates key concepts, provide concrete examples, and suggest activities across a wide variety of content and age ranges to give a sense of the potential for global learning.
Expanding Horizons Toolkit
This website provides a range of materials that will help school leaders, afterschool program directors, trainers, and line staff integrate global learning into out-of-school time.
Global Learning in Out of School Time
These global learning “quick sheets” are one-page examples of developmentally appropriate unit plan outlines in typical afterschool content areas.
Mapping the Nation
Mapping the Nation is a interactive map that pulls together demographic, economic, and educational information for students to learn about the country.
New York State’s Global Learning Guide
This guide provides activities in global learning to every age level.
Here, teachers can use these competency tests to see where their students fall in the global learning subject.
Primary Source promotes history and humanities education by connecting educators to people and cultures throughout the world by providing learning opportunities and curriculum resources for K-12 educators.
Here is a complied list of leaders and educators who talk about global learning on twitter.
UNICEF provides multimedia tools and lesson plans for teachers to use with their students.