Teaching Globally:  Reading the World Through Literature

Teaching Globally: Reading the World Through Literature

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In today’s globally connected world, it is essential for students to have an understanding of multiple cultures and perspectives. In this edited collection, Kathy Short, Deanna Day, and Jean Schroeder bring together fourteen educators who use global children’s literature to help students explore their own cultural identities.

The book lays out why this kind of global curriculum is important and how to make space for it within district and state mandates. Built around a curriculum framework developed by Kathy, the ideas and strategies in Teaching Globally will help teachers integrate a global focus into existing literacy and social studies curricula, evaluate global resources, guide students as they investigate cross-cultural issues, and create classroom activities with an intercultural perspective.

Teaching Globally is filled with vignettes from K–8 urban and rural schools that describe successes and struggles, as well as real examples of students responding to global literature. Extensive lists of book recommendations, websites, and professional books, as well as an appendix of global text sets mentioned by the authors, complete this must-have resource.

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Additional Information

Author Kathy Short, Deanna Day, Jean Schroeder
Publisher Stenhouse
Publication Date 2016
Edition No
Pages 372
ISBN No
ISBN13 9781571107923