ERIC Number: ED326456
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
A Global Education Resource Directory for Western Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. Center for International Education.; Western Massachusetts Consortium for Global Education.
Designed to assist teachers in the incorporation of global education and the development of prototype materials to introduce a global component into the classroom, this resource directory includes extensive lesson plan designs for elementary, middle, and secondary schools. A bibliography is provided for each section as well as lists of other additional resources. The topics included are: (1) How to Write a Global Studies Unit; (2) Maps and Global Education; and (3) How to Plan a Unit on a Geographic Area/Region. Among the lesson plans presented are sections on teaching about Latin America, Japan, South African race relations, ethnic diversity within Massachusetts, and the issue of poverty. Curriculum packets and activities are provided, with descriptions for planning individual classroom units. A 25-page listing of materials available for loan from the International Resource Center is also appended. (NL)
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Multicultural Education, Social Studies, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Guides
Center for International Education, Hills House South, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. Center for International Education.; Western Massachusetts Consortium for Global Education.
Identifiers: Global Education; International Resource Center