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Global Dimension: the world in your classroom

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Learning Object Repository about Global Dimension in Education

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AEYCO: Global Education on-line training course -The Democratic Citizenship dimension

AEYCO: Global Education on-line training course -The Democratic Citizenship dimension | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
#AEYCO:Africa-Europe #Youth don't miss this online course on the democratic citizenship dimension of #GlobalEducation http://t.co/GSPKPHjrg0
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How Technology Can Make Students Care About Civics - Slate Magazine

How Technology Can Make Students Care About Civics - Slate Magazine | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
The rap on kids these days is that they don’t know much about civic life, and they care even less. But a growing group of scholars says the problem isn’t with the kids, but rather with an outdated approach to teaching civics.
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Opinion: A Radical Approach to Global Citizenship Education | Inter Press Service

Opinion: A Radical Approach to Global Citizenship Education | Inter Press Service | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
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Global Citizenship Education at the heart of UNESCO’s mandate | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Global Citizenship Education at the heart of UNESCO’s mandate | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
@AboutCommonCore @PeaceLibLady "Global Citizenship Education" at the heart of UNESCO’s mandate. MANDATE!!!
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Global Citizenship Education: much more interesting than it sounds — Voices of Youth

Global Citizenship Education: much more interesting than it sounds — Voices of Youth | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
From speeches by the US president, Barack Obama, to being part of Scotland’s education curriculum, Global Citizenship Education (GCEd) is becoming the subject that decision-makers all over the wo...
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Skills for Social Progress | OECD READ edition

Skills for Social Progress | OECD READ edition | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
This report presents a synthesis of OECD’s empirical work that aims at identifying the types of social and emotional skills that drive children’s futu
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Lessons in Digital Citizenship

Lessons in Digital Citizenship | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
Sometimes we forget, in our haste to make things happen digitally quickly, that there’s a human side to tech that needs to be taught, too. The reality is that most of us use technology as a universa...
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Fighting to bring Multiculturalism to YA, Fantasy and Science Fiction novels: Why Topics Of Social Justice Belong In Children's and Young Adult Books

Fighting to bring Multiculturalism to YA, Fantasy and Science Fiction novels: Why Topics Of Social Justice Belong In Children's and Young Adult Books | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
Bringing Multiculturalism to YA, Fantasy & Science Fiction: Why Topics Of Social Justice Belong In Children's Lit: http://t.co/byo9AUfxzT
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US civics neglected in schools - The Salinas Californian

US civics neglected in schools - The Salinas Californian | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
It's crucial for citizenship yet chronically neglected in public education system
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Teaching Your Students How to Have a Conversation

Teaching Your Students How to Have a Conversation | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Dr. Allen Mendler presents eight strategies for helping your students reclaim and master the lost art of conversation.
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Childhood, Philosophy, and the Polis: Exclusion and Resistance

It is interesting to note how, beginning far back in the history of ideas, the devaluation of childhood has paralleled a devaluation of philosophy. The correlation probably begins with a passage in Plato ́s Gorgias, where the devaluation of childhood

Via Saberes Sin Fronteras OVS, Ivon Prefontaine
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Do teachers think of their classrooms as a polis and community?

 

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The Coming Birth of The Empathic Civilization Will Be One of The Greatest Moments in Human History

The Coming Birth of The Empathic Civilization Will Be One of The Greatest Moments in Human History | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
11 minutes | "The Empathic Civilization" is one of the biggest ideas of the 21st century. The arrival of this era will be monumental. Jeremy Rifkin explains.
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Conference - Empowering young people to change the world

Conference - Empowering young people to change the world | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
17th - 18th July 2015 at Royal Wootton Bassett Academy £60.00 per person (Includes both days and Ga...
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Oxfam GB :: leading UK charity fighting global poverty

Oxfam GB :: leading UK charity fighting global poverty | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
Schools create global citizens. Indeed many teachers see their role as shaping the future and that's a responsibility we don't take lightly.
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The Real Smart City

The Real Smart City | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
The Smart City is a huge, vague and ubiquitous idea. The phrase—so insistent yet so slippery—suggests a way we can understand how cities work and how we might get them to work better.
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6 Videos To Use In Your Social Justice Lessons | Edudemic

6 Videos To Use In Your Social Justice Lessons | Edudemic | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
Weaving stories of social justice—especially those that show why we need to keep fighting for equality—into lessons keeps students asking questions.
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Create a Society Project: Middle School Project on Creating Your Own World

Create a Society Project: Middle School Project on Creating Your Own World | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
In this project focused lesson, students create and define a society as part of the Create a World series. It's a social studies lesson plan and creative writing activity in one.
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Survey: 41% of India's youth feel women have no choice but to accept violence - Daily News & Analysis

Survey: 41% of India's youth feel women have no choice but to accept violence - Daily News & Analysis | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
Survey: 41% of India's youth feel women have no choice but to accept violence - At a time when a woman who was raped by an Uber taxi driver in Delhi is planning to sue the company with the help of a leading American lawyer, a nationwide survey...
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How To Fight Racial Bias When It's Silent And Subtle [AUDIO]

How To Fight Racial Bias When It's Silent And Subtle [AUDIO] | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it

 

In the popular imagination and in conventional discourse — especially in the context of highly charged news events such as the shooting of Trayvon Martin — prejudice is all about hatred and animosity.


Scientists agree there's little doubt that hate-filled racism is real, but a growing body of social science research suggests that racial disparities and other biased outcomes in the criminal justice system, in medicine and in professional settings can be explained by unconscious attitudes and stereotypes.


Subtle biases are linked to police cadets being more likely to shoot unarmed black men than they are unarmed white men. (Some academics have also linked the research into unconscious bias to the Trayvon Martin case.)

 

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Instilling Global Citizenship within the International School Network

Instilling Global Citizenship within the International School Network | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
Promoting "global citizenship" has become a popular trend within international schools. There exist 4 major ways to develop global awareness
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Civics Instruction Moves Up in Class - Wall Street Journal

Civics Instruction Moves Up in Class - Wall Street Journal | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
After years on the back burner of the nation’s educational agenda, civics is making a comeback, with states mandating classes or assessments and a growing push for high-school seniors to pass the citizenship exam.
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44 Essential Movies for the Student of Philosophy

44 Essential Movies for the Student of Philosophy | Citizenship Education | Scoop.it
What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “philosophical film”? The Matrix, most likely, an obvious example of a movie—or franchise—that explores timeless questions: Who are we? What is reality?

Via Suvi Salo, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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