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ERIC Number: ED457002
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 255
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-88751-081-7
ISSN: N/A
In the Global Classroom: Book 1.
Pike, Graham; Selby, David
Global education is a relatively new term in the education world. It brings together two strands of educational thinking: worldmindedness and child-centeredness. This document offers strategies for implementing global education into the curriculum by considering its infusion and integration. Activities presented in the book offer ideas and strategies for providing a participatory learning environment in the global classroom and focuses on different goals such as building self-esteem, encouraging students to exchange personal information, and contributing to the learning process. Chapters include: (1) "A Friendly Classroom for a Small Planet"; (2) "Interconnections"; (3) "Environment and Sustainability"; (4) "Health"; (5) "Perceptions, Perspectives and Cross-cultural Encounters"; (6) "Technology"; and (7) "Futures." (YDS)
Heinemann, 88 Post Road West, P.O. Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881 ($25). Tel: 800-793-2154 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-847-0938 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A