Resources for Teachers and Parents Raising Global Citizens

World Geography & Cultures

Connecting Outside the Classroom

  • Skype in the Classroom
    Take your students outside the classroom with live learning activities by experts via Skype.
  • Mystery Skype
    Kids learn about world geography and culture through this global guessing game.
  • Global Read Aloud
    One Book to Connect the World. Kicking off October 2, 2017. Sign up here.
  • Virtual Field Trips
    Microsoft in Education. Visit experts in the field all around the world.
  • Guest Speakers
    Connect with guest speakers from around the globe on a variety of topics.
  • Reach the World
    Bring the world into your classroom by connecting with a traveler.

Multicultural Literature Resources

Music and Art

 

  • KinderART
    Make multicultural creations as your students learn about the world around them.
  • Lucky Bamboo Book of Crafts by Jennifer DeCristoforo
    Fun projects and creative ideas for kids to learn about Chinese culture and traditional arts.  Through the process of making these unique crafts you will learn all about China's amazing ancient history, folk traditions, and festive celebrations.

Movement Breaks

Language Resources

  • Miss Panda Chinese - Mandarin Chinese for children; language, culture and multilingual parenting resources.
  • Bilingual Kidspot - Offering practical advice for parents seeking to raise bilingual or multilingual children. Created by an educator and mother, it provides inspiration, tools, and support; with strategies based on experience as a parent, and as a teacher of a foreign language to children.
  • Multilingual Parenting – Tips and advice for parents raising bilingual children.
  • Raising a Trilingual Child - Offering practical advice based in personal experience and scientific research for parents raising bilingual, trilingual or multilingual children. It provides language learning resources, too. Stop by to listen to kids radio stations from around the world!