Global Education Books and Resources
Professional Books for Teachers
Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds
This book was passed out at the Global Education Symposium and contains information on incorporating global collaboration into classroom projects.
Of Borders and Dreams: A Mexican-American Experience of Urban Education
This book details the experience of a Mexican immigrant child, Alejandro, and his family as they navigate the educational world of inner-city Chicago. This is a great book for teachers looking to understand the immigrant experience and how culture plays a role in how families interact with schools.
Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World
This book was passed out at the Global Education Symposium and discusses how to encourage innovation in our classroom and how increasing student purpose and passion can influence education.
The Line Between Us: Teaching about the Border and Mexican Immigration
The Line Between Us looks at the history of U.S.-Mexican relationships and Mexican immigration in the context of our growing global economy. It examines how teachers can help their students to understand the immigrant experience, and provides examples of lessons and units that teachers can use across grade levels.
Global Teacher Education
A non-profit organization dedicated to increasing globalized education through teacher resources and professional development.
Professional Development and project based learning for classrooms in over 140 countries.
Institute of International Education
The Institute of International Education has an incredible wealth of research and journals available for teachers to learn more about global education. In addition, they have additional lists of resources that teachers can access in order to increase their knowledge and practice of global education.
Latin American Network Information Center
Primary and Secondary education resources for topics including language, geography, and international issues.
National Geographic Education - Geo Literacy
Geo-literacy is a term that National Geographic Education is using in place of the term Global Competencies. Includes links to articles, videos and other information about Geo-literacy.
NEA - Global Education Resources
The National Education Association has a great collection of resources about Global Education from scholarly articles, to websites, and curriculum guides.
Teaching for Change
Resources for teachers and parents to create schools where students "question and re-think the world inside and outside their classrooms, build a more equitable multicultural society, and become active global citizens."
The WWW Virtual Library:
International Affairs Resources
Over 2000 annotated links to high quality English Language sources of information on international affairs, international relations, international studies, global studies, and global education.
UNESCO Education for the 21st Century
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization