A1981 WORLD BANK ATLAS. The World
Bank, Wash., DC., 1984. A compendium of statistics on development,
population, growth rates and GNP.
A SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CURRICULUM
FRAMEWORK FOR WORLD HISTORY & CULTURES. Global Learning, Inc.
This practical resource book focuses on the environment, development, and
equity. Suggests ways of incorporating ecological and economic concerns
and justice issues into social studies and world history programs.
Includes sample lessons and a guide to student action. Grades 9-12.
COMMUNITY BUILDING IN THE CLASSROOM.
By Vanston Shaw. Kagan Cooperative Learning, 1992. Designed
to foster a love of learning in all age groups, this innovative resource
offers 37 activity lessons with accompanying reproducible materials for
conflict resolution, communication, and mutual support among students.
DEVELOPMENT DATA BOOK. Five key
concepts of development in one handy booklet. This new edition of
the Development Data Book contains the latest World Bank data at the time
of publication and is ideal for presenting a quick overview of the developing
world. It gives students 18 pages of color maps, charts, tables,
text and data to help master five important statistical concepts used to
measure economic and social development: Life expectancy at birth. Primary
school enrollment, Population growth rate, GNP per capita, Merchandise
exports. The Development Data Book helps students increase their
knowledge and understanding of economic development and social and economic
conditions in developing countries. With the help of an easy-to-read
table containing data on 17 social and economic indicators for 149 countries,
students can strengthen their ability to perform statistical calculation;
make and interpret maps, charts, and tables; analyze information; and develop
critical thinking and problem-solving skills. A separate 50-page
Teaching Guide includes outlines maps, a full range of comprehensive activities,
worksheets for each chapter, and a test to measure achievement.
FOCUSING ON GLOBAL POVERTY AND DEVELOPMENT:
A Resource Book for Educators. by Jayne C. Miller. Washington:
Overseas Development Council, 1974. Designed to help teachers include
a global perspective in existing courses such as U.S. History, Anthropology,
Economics, World History, with background essays on issues and ideas for
class activities, simulation, role-playing plus case studies, maps and
MAKING GLOBAL CONNECTIONS IN THE MIDDLE
SCHOOL: Lessons on the Environment, Development and Equity.
By: William, Ed. Luderer. Using the ideas developed in the
World Commission on the Environment and Development's report Our Common
Future as a springboard, this curriculum guide teaches middle school age
students about global issues such as sustainable development, cultural
assumptions and equity concerns. Each lesson promotes student involvement
through handouts and activities.
MAKING THE PEACE: A Violence Prevention
Curriculum. A comprehensive teaching handbook with all the information
needed to implement a 15 session core curriculum. It offers step
by step instructions for he sessions, anticipates difficult issues that
may arise, and suggests ideas for follow up both within the classroom and
within the school or youth program.
MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS: The
Quiet Revolution? (Intercom #74). New York: Center for War
and Peace Studies, 1974. What MNC's are, their impact on global economic
interdependence, and what controls are required.
NATIONALISM: The Issue that WonÕt
Go Away. ISTEP/Nationalism Curriculum Unit. Center for Latin
American Studies. San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
92182. This is a new, 82 page curriculum unit. The unit contains
eleven classroom activities designed to develop and apply the concept of
nationalism throughout the Modern World history course.
Activities include a rationale and objectives, teacher instructions, reproducible
student handouts, and suggestions to the teacher for integrating the lessons
and the concept of nationalism into the Modern World History course.
Each unit comes 3-hole punched and binder-ready.
POVERTY GAME. Oxford, Oxfam Youth
Department. Developed in England, this simulation game aims at increasing
understanding of the problems of survival confronting a subsistence farmer
in West Africa. Junior-Senior High School.
RETHINKING GLOBALIZATION by Bill Bigelow
and Bob Peterson, Eds. Published by Rethinking Schools, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
American teenagers wearing sneakers made in China, South Americans watching
U.S. television shows is only a partial view of our "global village". We
are connected, but in very unequal ways -- ways that pose dire threats
to the health of the planet. Rethinking Globalization alerts readers to
the challenge we face -- and also spotlights the enormous courage and creativity
of people working to set things right. This essential resource includes
role plays, interviews, poetry, stories, background readings, hands-on
teaching tools, and much more.
TEACHER’S GUIDE CHAPTER REPRINTS.
Updated popular chapter from previous editions of the World Resources Teacher's
Guide are now available individually or as a complete set. Each loose-leaf
Chapter Reprint includes teaching objective, lesson plans, student handouts,
overhead transparency masters, and suggestions for further reading.
TEACHER’S GUIDE TO WORLD RESOURCES.
By: Mary Paden and Sarah A. Snyder. This 160-page handbook
with practical lesson plans on global environmental issues is designed
for use in high school social studies, geography, science, and global studies
curricula. It can be used with itÕs source publications:
World Resources 1994-95 and Car Trouble (p.2), or by itself. Featured
topics in this new edition include: global consumption and the environment;
the role of women in the management of natural resources in the developing
world; the environmental effects of automobiles; and the global impacts
of two population giants --- India and China. For each topic, the
Teacher’s Guide provides an introduction to the issue, teaching objectives,
practical lesson plans, student handouts and enrichment activities, overhead
transparency masters, and more.
TEACHING ABOUT THE CONSUMER AND THE
GLOBAL MARKETPLACE. by Bruce Koranski, et al., 1981. Thirty-one
activities which provide an introduction to the link between personal and
global economics--how what we consume is a reflection of personal values
and worldwide events. Grades 4-12.
TEACHING ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY STUDENTS
ABOUT THE GLOBAL ECONOMY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Local Resources and
Strategies for Using Them. by Robert B. Wojach. The author
discusses the value of a community oriented approach to teaching human
development. He focuses on a global education program in Columbus,
Ohio, and describes services and resources this network has provided.
THE DEVELOPMENT PUZZLE. (Fourth
Edition) by Nance Lui Fyson. London: VCOAD, 1974. A source
book for teaching about the "rich world/poor world" and efforts towards
"one-world" development. Pieces of the puzzle include trade, aid,
population growth, health, food, agriculture, industrialization, education,
attitudes, and values.
THE INCREDIBLE ROCKY VS. THE POWER OF
THE PEOPLE. Joel Andreas, NACLA, Wash., DC., 1975. A humorous
look at the history and far-reaching influence of the Rockefeller family.
THE NEW INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ORDER.
Cambridge, Ma.: American Friends Service Committee, 1976. Intended
for individual and group study, this kit is divided into sections:
the New-International-Economic-Order. World-Resources/Corporations/National-Priorities.
THE STORM OF CRISIS: A Study and
Action Pack for World Development. New Internationalist Publications,
Ltd. Looks at major crises of our times--food, population, unemployment,
violence and the environment. Contains posters, wall charts, flyers,
magazine on New-Economic-Order and newsletter "Yes, But What Can I Do?".
TOWARDS A BETTER WORLD. International
Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Wash., DC., 1981. Examines
the issue of economic development and developing countries. 1 filmstrip,
teaching guides, economic summaries, cassette tape and case studies.
U.S. TRADE POLICY: Competing in
a Global Economy. Choices Education Project, Brown University, Box
1948, Providence, RI 02912. Guides students in exploring how
the debate over trade policy fits into our country’s overall role in the
world. The unit considers the growing importance of economic issues
in the international arena, especially with respect to our country’s closest
allies in Western Europe, East Asia, and North America. Revised January
1995, 58 pages, one-week.
WHAT IS A RESOURCE? by Laurence
Becker, Stanford University, 1985. Students will investigate the term 'development'
. It is a preliminary introduction to new terms and inquiries and teaches
the critical thinking skills required for interpreting multiple perspectives.
WORLD RESOURCES 1994-95. World
Resources Institute in collaboration with the United Nations Environment
Programme and the UN Development Programme. Widely recognized as an authoritative
assessment of the world’s natural resource base, the World Resources report
is a definitive reference on the global environment with the latest information
on essential economic, population, and natural resource conditions and
trends for nearly every country in the world. Recommended as a primary
reference for faculty, college, and advanced senior high students, World
Resources 1994-95 includes the following special features: 1.Population
and the Environment 2.Natural Resource Consumption 3.Women and Sustainable
Development 4.Global Data Tables 5.Current Trend Report Relied upon by
policy makers, journalists, scientists, environmental professional, teachers,
students, and concerned citizens around the world, World Resources is the
best desktop reference on the global environment available.