Educating the Global Village

Educating the Global Village : Including the Child in the World

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For Early Childhood Education courses in Multicultural Issues and Social Studies.The second edition of this internationally focused text offers current and future teachers the theories and techniques they need to face the challenge of addressing global concerns, issues, and needs in the twenty-first century classroom. Coverage is based on the authors' theme of "unity in diversity," and encompasses twelve research-based principles that serve as a framework for bringing both global and multicultural education to preschool and school-age children. Around these principles, the authors build a broad-based set of teaching strategies that are inclusive of children with a wide range of learning styles and that can be effectively used in such diverse venues as childcare and community centers, schools...even home-schooling situations.
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  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 408.24g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130981761
  • 9780130981769

Table of contents

PART I: THE NEED FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION CONTINUES. 1. What Is Global Education? 2. Who Are the World's Children? 3. The International Rights of the Child. PART II: INCLUDING DIVERSE LEARNERS. 4. Educating Children Around the World. 5. Culture, Learning, and Teaching. 6. Multicultural America. PART III: IMPLEMENTING A GLOBAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM. 7. Creating Community. 8. Including the World in the Curriculum. 9. Teaching Global Issues and Themes. 10. Model Curriculum Themes. Conclusion. Appendix A: Resources for Teachers. Appendix B: Resources for Children. Appendix C: Internet Resources. Appendix D: Resources for Families.
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