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Asia for EducatorsAsia for Educators is an initiative of the East Asian Curriculum Project and the Project on Asia in the Core Curriculum at Columbia University.http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/
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2/18/2012 16:49:09Center of integrative learning Spread out knowledge is hard to assimilate. Integrating knowledge makes it easy to learn making students versatile http://www.centerforintegrativlearning.org4-5, 6-8, 9-12, Higher Ed5
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Choices for the 21st Century Education ProjectThe Choices for the 21st Century Education Program is a national education initiative developed at Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies. The Choices Program provides teaching resources on historical and current international issues, offers professional development for classroom teachers, and sponsors programs that engage students beyond the classroom.http://www.choices.edu/
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2/13/2012 21:17:52CompSci Open Learning InitiativePodcasts on computer science topics and computers in general.http://www.youtube.com/user/markwinegarHigher Ed5
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Digital Divide NetworkThe Digital Divide Network is the Internet's largest community for educators, activists, policy makers and concerned citizens working to bridge the digital divide.http://www.digitaldivide.net/
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Discovery Channel's Global Education PartnershipIn collaboration with local educators in underserved countries, Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership harnesses the educational power of television by creating Learning Centers - versatile community resources where students, teachers and entire communities can access and share information.http://www.discoveryglobaled.org/what.html#oldtab1
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2/24/2012 5:52:44E-learning for kidsIn collaboration with an international team of volunteers, we are developing a digital curriculum that includes subjects such as mathematics, science, language arts, health-, life-, environmental-, and computer skills. The length of these user-friendly lessons is 20-30 minutes and can be used on every computer. At present, we have over 190 countries and more than 7 million children using our programs.http://www.e-learningforkids.org4-5, 6-8, 9-124
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Education Beyond BordersEducation Beyond Borders is a non-profit NGO devoted to closing the education divide through teacher professional development and community education. We are focused on advancing and supporting the movement for educators and advocates for education to do our part in supporting our colleagues and their students in disadvantaged regions here at home and around the world.http://www.educationbeyondborders.org/
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Education for AllEducation for All is a website developed to facilitate informal tertiary education. Educational resources especially open courseware available on the web are selected, organized and integrated into a meaningful and coherent context - somewhat akin to a virtual university. This platform will make it easier for learners to engage with the vast and overwhelming information and knowledge resources available online.http://www.edforall.net/
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ePals - a global community where learners connectThe ePals® approach provides an effective way to instruct and reach today's technology savvy students and teachers. ePals provides digital content designed for collaboration and self-paced, self-directed learning as well as a safe platform to share work globally.http://www.epals.com/
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Facing the Future Standards-based resources related to global issues and sustainable solutions.http://www.facingthefuture.org/
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Global Campaign for EducationThe Global Campaign for Education (GCE) is a civil society movement that aims to end the global education crisis. Together we hold governments to account for their promises repeatedly made to provide Education for All. The GCE's mission is to make sure that governments act now to deliver the right of every girl, boy, woman and man to a free quality public education. http://www.campaignforeducation.org/
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Global Dimension A guide to books, films, posters and web resources which support global, intercultural and environmental understanding for all age groups and subjects and provides summaries of resources and relevant links. It’s designed for UK schools, but is of much wider interest. It focuses on resources in English, from a number of countries.http://www.globaldimension.org.uk/
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Global Education Collaborative The Global Education Collaborative is a community for teachers and students interested in global education. Contribute by adding media, conversation, and collaborative project ideas.http://globaleducation.ning.com/
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Global Education Collaborative Teacher resources supporting the integration of a global perspective across the curriculumhttp://www.globaleducation.edna.edu.au/globaled/go
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2/13/2012 8:25:51Global Education: Using Technology to Bring the World to Your StudentsA practical guide to getting started to connect your classroom with the world using Teacher Networkswww.laurencepeters.comHigher Ed5
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Global Learning PortalFrom 2002-2011, USAID and other funders supported the Global Learning Portal with the aim of harnessing the power of the Web for the benefit of teachers and learners all over the world.http://www.glp.net/home
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Global Partnership for Education67 million children are currently out of school in developing countries. The Global Partnership for Education is the only multilateral partnership devoted to getting all these children into school for a quality education.http://www.globalpartnership.org/
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Global SchoolNet.orgGlobal SchoolNet's mission is to support 21st century learning and improve academic performance through content-driven collaboration. We engage educators and students in meaningful e-learning projects worldwide to develop science, math, literacy and communication skills, foster teamwork, civic responsibility and collaboration, encourage workforce preparedness and create multi-cultural understanding. http://www.globalschoolnet.org/
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Globaled.orgA teachers’ resources database from The American Forum for Global Education including lesson plans, teaching units, primary documents and book reviews. http://www.globaled.org/database/
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Globalization 101 Globalization101.org provides information and interdisciplinary learning opportunities. Our goal is to challenge you to think about many of the controversies surrounding globalization and to promote an understanding of the trade-offs and dilemmas facing policy-makers.http://www.globalization101.org/
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Heifer International for Educators Heifer's education programs give teachers the resources to educate their students about their world neighbors, hunger and poverty and sustainable development while inspiring students to help Heifer build a better world. Download our Heifer School Resources brochure or browse the links below to find the best program for your class. Classroom Resources – Heifer's free classroom resources include activities and flexible lesson plans that are based on national educational standards for Pre-K through eighth graders.http://www.heifer.org/getinvolved/schools
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iEARN Learning with the world, not just about it. iEARN-USA enables young people to make meaningful contributions to the health and welfare of the planet and its people. Through iEARN, youth from over 130 countries use the Internet and digital media to collaborate on educational projects.http://www.us.iearn.org/
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iEARN (International Education and Resource Network)iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) is a non-profit organization made up of over 25,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 125 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://us.iearn.org/professional_development/multimedia/index.html
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2/18/2012 17:06:08International foundation of MicrobiologyMuch of health information and of science and biology started with Microbiology back in 1888 in France. Migrated to USA around 1920s and helped create a healthy society and a remarkable economy. Much of this knowledge never reached the developing countries and where it did reach, got isolated in universities and colleges never reaching the public. Unfotunately, it is now also disappearing in the United States as most universities and colleges have gotten heavily involved in research away from teaching. We are reviving that knowledge and guiding schools especially in the developing countries to introduce it via microscopes and via examining hand prints on Petri Plates and examining milk and water. This knowledge not only opens doors to healthful living but also serves as a useful starting point to science.http://www.ifoundmicrobiology.comK-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12, Higher Ed5
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2/18/2012 17:52:54International Institute of Biochemical and Biomedicao Technology (IIBBT) Study of diseases in general but more specifically their cure and prevention was the initial incentive for this field to which later the advent of petroleum, chemical and textile industries added additional inventive to develop this field further as it became quite important economically. The discovery of DNA and protein structure and their biological functions opened up the field of molecular biology which eventually led to biotechnology and genetic engineering giving this field further importance as it began to promise custom (molecular) based therapies for many diseases and also opened ways to understand the overall functioning of life processes. The vastness of this field is now unfathomable yet it has not reached many developing countries and if it has it has been confined to their businesses and their universities and colleges leaving the average individual totally out of it. That creates a knowledge gap which makes the public vulnerable remaining consumers not participants or practitioners of this knowledge making them rather gullible. Yet this vast field difficult as it may appear is not so difficult because in practice as it is based on only a few fundamental concepts and skills which can be easily taught and learned. The purpose of the IIBBT is to popularize these concepts and skills thereby bringing more people into science and also expand the knowledge base of the general population making them beneficiaries not mere consumers of this knowledge. http://www.iibbt.com4-5, 6-8, 9-12, Higher Ed5
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One World Youth ProjectOne World Youth Project links schools around the world to build a generation of discerning, empathetic and empowered global citizens.http://oneworldyouthproject.org/
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One.org's Education for All Information on their efforts to improve educational access in developing countries. "Of the 67.5 million children out of school around the world, 95% live in developing countries."http://www.one.org/c/us/issue/12/?gclid=CLT4wOXIma4CFSU0Qgod-xX9Jw
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Oracle ThinkQuest ThinkQuest is learning platform where teachers and students create learning projects, participate in a website competition, and browse a library of student projects. Teachers can integrate learning projects into the classroom curriculum and collaborate with members around the world.http://www.thinkquest.org/en/
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Outreach World Outreach World is an online community of educators from 120 federally-funded National Resource Centers (NRCs) based at 146 universities, focusing on Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands and International Studies, and 42 Language Resource Centers (LRCs) and Centers for International Business and Education Research (CIBERs) based at 44 universities and dedicated to promoting foreign language study and international business.http://www.outreachworld.org/
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Peace Corps Connect Global TeachNet We help educators, parents, current and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and other interested citizens find the resources, networking and support they need to bring a global perspective into classrooms and communities.By providing Educational resources, our goal is to promote students’ knowledge of, understanding of and respect for the people, cultures and nations of the world.http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/resources/education/
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2/18/2012 18:08:44Science Skills CenterScience like music, art and sports is better taught with science instruments not with books. Books which introduce a beginning student to the periodic table and formulae actually scare the students away from science. We have established a science skills center where we introduce students to science via microscopes, pH meters, conductivity meters and spectrophotometers etc, This approach takes the fear out of science because as the students see and use the various instruments and find them not so difficult to use and when and why they are used, the basic learning instinct takes over and they get to love science instead of running away form it, Seeing is not only believing, it also infuses instant learning. http://www.scienceskillscenter.orgK-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12, Higher Ed5
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TakingITGlobal's Education siteAs TIG's vibrant global community has evolved, educators inspired by its young members have sought to integrate its resources and focus on action-based learning into their teaching. TIGed allows educators to leverage the resources of the world's most popular online community for youth who want to make a difference - TakingITGlobal.org - in ways that meet the needs of their learning environments. TIGed is a community of globally-minded educators interested in empowering their students to think and act as world citizens, a collection of resources that facilitate the inclusion of global perspectives in the classroom, and a virtual classroom that allows students to use collaborative technology in order to connect with people from around the world and learn about global issues.http://www.tigweb.org//tiged/
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Teachers Without Borderseachers Without Borders connects teachers to information and each other to create local change on a global scale.http://teacherswithoutborders.org/
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TeachGlobalEd.netThis site aims to provide K-12 teachers with easy access to high quality scholarship, primary sources, and web-based connections to five world regions, global issues and work in global education.http://teachglobaled.net/
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TeachUNICEF TeachUNICEF is a portfolio of free global education resources. Resources cover grades PK-12, are interdisciplinary (social studies, science, math, English/language arts, foreign/world languages), and align with standards. The lesson plans, stories, and multimedia cover topics ranging from the Millennium Development Goals to Water and Sanitation. Our mission is to support and create well-informed global citizens who understand interconnectedness, respect and value diversity, have the ability to challenge injustice and inequities and take action in personally meaningful ways.http://www.teachunicef.org
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2/28/2012 19:46:54testtest4/5/20122
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Twitter group on Global EdGlobal Education aims to raise awareness and understanding of international issues, development and poverty in an increasingly globalised world.https://twitter.com/#!/globaledau
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UN Millennium Goals, Education For AllProgress on the Millennium Goal of Universal Education by 2015http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/education.shtml
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UNESCO EducationUNESCO's EFA efforts and projectshttp://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/
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UNICEF EducationUNICEF's EFA efforts and projectshttp://www.unicef.org/education/index_44870.html
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