American Assocation of Geographers
The Association of American Geographers (AAG) is a nonprofit scientific and educational society founded in 1904 that has contributed to the advancement of geography.

Earthpulse 2010: Vital Statistics Map - National Geographic

The National Council for Geographic Education
Now in its 95th year, NCGE continues to both promote and celebrate geographic teaching and learning. Ativities include conducting and gathering research, producing journals and other geography publications, developing curricular resources at the K-12 and University levels, providing professional development opportunities, and organizing an annual conference.

Smithsonian Education - Geographic Resources
Tons of links to globally oriented Smithsonian online exhibits

Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest.

World Heritage Centre
Information including an interactive map on UNESCO's world heritage sites

Global History and Geographical Curriculum
The Global History and Geography Core Curriculum is based on the five social studies standards: History of the United States and New York; World History; Geography; Economics; and Civics, Citizenship, and Government. It is designed to help students explore significant world-scale history cases of change. It requires students to ask probing questions and make global connections and/or linkages. This online resource is developed by New York State Education Department, United States.

Global Compentency

International Education Washington
Global competency, 21st century skills, international programming
An article and list of Cultural Competency "look-fors" which will be helpful in thinking about creating a classroom environment that encourages greater global competency.

Global Competency
"Learn with the world...not just about the world. A wiki with resources about global competency.

Teach Unicef
TeachUNICEF is a portfolio of UNICEF-focused resources designed and collected by the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s Education Department for educators, afterschool instructors, and parents. The units, lesson plans, stories, and multimedia cover topics ranging from the Millennium Development Goals to water and sanitation.

Around the World in Global Days
Using Googe's free, online tools, this workshop shows how to do collaborative projects, create your own Web site, increase communication with students and parents, and travel around the world.

The Globe Program
The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program.

Primary Source: Educating for Global Understanding
This guide provides educators with resources about global issues and 21st century skills.

Global Education
Teacher resources supporting the integration of a global perspective across the curriculum.

Facing the Future
Download free global issues and sustainability curriculum.

The American Forum
Teaching materials, curriculum and lesson plans for global education units.

Curriculum Connection
Australian resources on global education.

World Health Organization
Global competency model which includes definitions and effective behaviors.

Global Education Checklist
A practical tool that teachers, curriculum developers, school administrators, and state education agency staff can use to gauge their work within the realm of global/international education.

Global Education Guidelines
Concepts and methodologies on global education for educators and policy makers.

World Class
Students becoming global citizens - free educational program that supports elementary students in becoming responsible global citizens.

Digital Citizenship

Learn the Net
Online guide to using the Internet - from basics to email to social media.

Kid's Domain Safe Surfing
A kids guide to etiquette on the net.

Kids Health
Internet Safety

Internet Safety and You
Guides for teachers, students and parents.

Higher Education

Conflict Lab
Conflict Lab combines theory and practice in college-level courses about managing conflict. Students engage in an online, open-ended, problem-solving negotiation process as anonymous characters.


Lessons for Hope
From Jane Goodall's Roots and Shoots program

Tools and Blogs

Primary Source - Web 2.0 Tools for the Global Classroom
This guide offers video and web resources for teaching and learning about and with Web 2.0 tools

Sir Learnalot's Knowledge Blog
Compilation of many resources - blogs, tools, mostly for university level.

Smart Teaching
50 Ways to Use Wikis for a more Collaborative and Interactive Classroom

Ozge Karalglu's Blog
100 Web Tools to Enhance Collaboration

Cool Tools for Schools
Compilation of Web 2.0 tools

Voice Thread for Education Wiki
Many resources for using voice thread in the classroom.


Global Education Curriculum Guides and Bibliographies
From Primary Source

Global Issues Network
Students working together internationally to develop solutions for global issues.

International Baccalaureate Organization
Curriculum for K12

Teacher Reboot Camp
28 resources for your students to connect globally

Ideas to Inspire
Collaboration of teachers to share engaging lesson activities.

DFID Global Curriculum Project Grant
Department for International Development's Global curriculum project grants enable well established partnerships to further develop joint curricular activities with a global dimension theme. The project is funded by government of United Kingdom.

World Languages

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
With a membership of over 9,000, ACTFL is the only U.S.A. national organization "dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction." Their website includes advocacy materials, publications, student video podcast contest information (Dec. 20 deadline!), access to their online educator community, annual conference information and more.
A plethora of tools and resources related to translation and world languages

"The coolest dictionary known to hombre." A free, online dictionary using open content dictionaries. Enter a website address to make all the words on the page clickable and searchable in multiple languages. With a free account, Lingro tracks your word history and lets you create word lists and learning games from those lists.

National Language Resource Centers
A listing of the U.S.A. federally-funded language resource centers, their specialization areas and links to their sites.