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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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.
A conversation with Shinichi Yamanaka, former vice minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Japan, on how global competence has boosted Japan's education system.
We've compiled resources to help you cut through the stereotypes surrounding North Korea and more deeply examine the country, its people, and the complexities of its politics and nuclear program.
Minnesota’s language immersion programs have enjoyed consistent growth in student enrollment in elementary school programs and in program extensions to middle and high school content courses.
Chinese language teacher Guo Ruijian helps her students discuss buying fruit in Mandarin.
Meet Shwu-fen Lin, a Chinese language teacher at a New Jersey high school, as she helps her students practice key structure presentation in Mandarin.
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The effects of climate change are more prevalent and dangerous than ever before, but the US plans to withdraw from the Paris Agreement nonetheless. How do educators teach such a topic to students? Here, a plethora of resources.
Meet Yan Wang, a Chinese language teacher at a Kentucky elementary school, as she helps her students practice reading characters in Mandarin.
Meet Jen Lin's novice Chinese class at Glastonbury High School in Connecticut.
The Northwest Chinese Academy is a 90/10 Mandarin immersion program in the Portland metropolitan area of Oregon. Founded in 2008, with 20 students and 6 teachers, the program now serves students in preschool through fifth grade.

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