Educator Resources

The Center for Global Education offers a wealth of resources to educators, including those who teach in afterschool or out-of-school time networks, to build capacity and transform their learning environments. Whether you're looking for professional development opportunities, training and consulting services, or online resources, you've come to the right place!

Featured Educator Resources

Global competence is a crucial upgrade if our education system is to prepare the next generation for the knowledge economy. But what does it entail?
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Download globally focused performance outcomes and rubrics in a variety of grades and all academic subjects, plus a free copy of the book here.
Read the book that introduced the definition of global competence, Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World.

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Chinese language teacher Yan Wang demonstrates a set of activities that guide students step by step to learn a new sentence. These activities are a good example of how a teacher can organize basic instruction effectively to maximize learning.
Global Ambassadors Language Academy (GALA) is an independent public charter school in Cleveland, Ohio. Opened in 2016, GALA is a Mandarin and Spanish immersion school, serving students in grades K–8.
The impact of the internet is relevant to all the students. But it's challenging to discuss in Chinese! Watch how language teacher Catherine Zhong embeds language learning into well-connected and highly interactive learning experiences.
Learn from experts about different aspects of Chinese language and dual immersion programs as presented at the 2018 National Chinese Language Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Gardens are increasingly becoming a part of afterschool programs and school culture, and they can be used as a window into other cultures.
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Read the report from the 2018 International Summit on the Teaching Profession, which focused on new challenges and opportunities for educators in public education.
Learn more about the Center for Global Education's Global School Design Model, a framework to help ensure that all aspects of the school community are designed to support a global focus.
Learn more about the Center for Global Education's Global Issues Overviews, tools aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals that frame globally significant issues in accessible ways.
Learn more about the Center for Global Education's Performance Assessment Shells, instructional unit design tools that provide structure and examples for planning formative tasks, learning activities, and a summative task.
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Seventh grade geography teacher Sandra Makielski shares a lesson she's used to connect her students with other classes around the world.
Find presentations from the ACTFL 2017 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo from experts in language assessment and leaders of Chinese language programs.
During the 2016–17 school year, Asia Society conducted an evaluation to determine the effectiveness of its Confucius Classrooms Network.

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