Teaching Globally

Reading the World Through Literature

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.

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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 frame...read more

About the Author(s)

Kathy G. Short is Professor of Language, Reading and Culture at the University of Arizona and has worked extensively with teachers to develop curricula that actively involve students as authors and inquirers. Much of her work has centered on inquiry-based curriculum and children's dialogue about literature.

Deanna Day weaves her passions—art, children’s literature, and technology—into the literacy courses she teaches at Washington State University. She has served on the Notable Books for Global Society and the Notable Children’s Books for Language Arts award committees.

Jean Schroeder taught and coached in elementary schools in Tucson Unified School District for over 40 years. She has served on and chaired the Notable Children’s Books in the Language Arts committee. Jean is a founding board member and staff mentor/coach of the inquiry-based IDEA School in Tucson, AZ.

Table of Contents

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Contents

Acknowledgments

Contributors

Part 1: The Transformation of Curriculum Through Globalization

Part 2: Personal Cultural Identities

Part 3: Cross-Cultural Studies

Part 4: Integration of Intercultural Perspectives

Part 5: Inquiries into Global Issues

Part 6: So What? Explorations of Intercultural Understanding

Afterword

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-8
Media: 372 pp/paper
Published: 07/2016
Item No: WEB-0792
ISBN: 978-157110-792-3
Hashtag: #TeachingGlobally

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