Games and Activities

Students play during an activitiy.

Games and activities are a great way to incorporate global learning into school--and out-of-school--programming.


It can be a stretch to draw parallels between historical teachings and the present day, but such a discovery is often the very thing needed to spark engagement in a classroom.
How civics education can prepare all students to be active citizens of the United States and the world.
Chinese New Year is coming up on February 8. This year will be the year of the monkey (猴; hóu). This is a great opportunity for students to participate in interactive projects while learning at the same time.
How online games can prepare students for the global knowledge economy.
Water security is one of the greatest global challenges of the 21st century. This lesson helps students understand issues, and take action.
Inspiring examples of how to make language learning come alive through the study of culture.
A video tutorial on how to teach about Afghanistan with primary sources.
Beijing's Bird Nest playing host to Rodeo China October 3-10, 2011. We get you started with a quick lesson in Chinese rodeo vocabulary.
See how schoolchildren at P.S. 154 in Brooklyn, New York, participating in Students Rebuild's Paper Cranes for Japan project, got to work folding paper cranes.
One way to get students really excited about Chinese. And we have proof--watch the videos!
Simulating global collaboration helps students develop global competence. Here's how to get started.
How to use free tools to connect with the greater world.
Five project ideas that will excite your students and connect them to the world.
How can students shape the future through global media? Here's how.
Go global instantly with some of these tech tools for children.
How to encourage language learning through improvisation, inquiry, and insight.
Ideas on how to integrate international themes into your afterschool or out-of-school time program, plus a couple recommendations for curricular kits.
Use the much-loved game of Bingo to give your students practice listening for clues and drawing conclusions.