Resources for Global Education

While there are many great online global education resources, I chose to highlight a few here. All descriptions are courtesy of the organization websites.

Resource Description Link
asia society pic Asia Society is the leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context. Across the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, the Society provides insight, generates ideas, and promotes collaboration to address present challenges and create a shared future. http://asiasociety.org/
edutopia logo It’s a world of creativity, inspiration and ambition informed by real-world evidence and experience. It’s a world where students become lifelong learners and develop 21st-century skills. It’s a world where innovation is the rule, not the exception. It’s a world where schools provide rigorous project-based learning, social-emotional learning, and access to new technology. It’s a world where students and parents, teachers and administrators, policy makers and the people they serve are all empowered with a shared vision to change education for the better. http://www.edutopia.org/
 epals logo Place where students in K-12 classrooms can connect with each other globally. http://www.epals.com
 iearn logo iEARN is a non-profit organization made up of over 30,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 140 countries. iEARN empowers teachers and young people to work together online using the Internet and other new communications technologies. Over 2,000,000 students each day are engaged in collaborative project work worldwide. http://www.iearn.org
 Dragon_logo_purple_RGB-625x350 Dragons programs are authentic, rugged and profound student travel adventures that expose the beautiful and complex realities of the countries in which we travel. Featuring extended itineraries, Dragons programs encourage deep immersion into strikingly different physical and cultural landscapes, combining the best in experiential education, travel, service learning, and physically and intellectually challenging experiences.

Where There Be Dragons also has great global education professional development opportunities for teachers who wish to engage in global travel with their students.

http://www.wheretherebedragons.com
 Twitter_logo_blue Using Twitter, educators can expand their professional learning communities in a variety of ways.  For resources on Global Education, use the #globaled hastag. http://www.twitter.com

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