Multicultural Education

National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) Position on Global Education

The full text of the NCSS position statement on K-12 global education, developed by the International Activities Committee of NCSS, is provided in this section of the NCSS website.

Educators for Social Responsibility: Resolving Conflict Creatively Program

Strategies and guidelines to create peace and confront prejudice; instructional books, videos, and activities.

Global SchoolNet Foundation

"Linking Kids Around the World" is the motto displayed on this website. The resources and information on the site enable teachers, parents, and students to connect with classroom teachers and students around the world, join existing global education projects (such as International Schools CyberFair), or develop their own global education projects.

Global TeachNet

A project of the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), Global TeachNet's goal is to promote students' knowledge of, understanding of, and respect for the people, cultures and nations of the world. Offers teaching resources, professional development workshops, teacher awards, and other resources for global educators.

Islam Guide: A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam, Muslims, and the Quran

Clear and concise presentation of the major tenets of Islam

SPICE (Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education)

An outreach program of the Institute for International Studies (IIS) at Stanford University, SPICE provides up-to-date curriculum materials on international topics for grades 6-14. The SPICE website consists of an on-line version of the SPICE publications catalog, which includes curricular materials on contemporary world issues, world cultures, world geography, and world history. The site also features the full-text of several free, introductory lesson plans, and the annual newsletter "SPICE Connections."

Teaching Tolerance

This project of the Southern Poverty Law Center develops classroom resources and activities to help foster equity, respect, and understanding in the classroom and beyond.

Understanding Islam and Muslims

Provides question and answer format for those interested in learning more about Islam.

United Nations CyberSchoolBus

Curriculum, activities, and resources on the United Nations (UN), numerous nations, and international events and days of commemoration. Also featured is information on the Model UN, a simulation of the UN system; and the UN Publications' Educational Bookstore.

United States Institute of Peace

Articles on global peace issues, directory of funded projects, links to other peace organizations, publication reviews.

Workable Peace

This site presents information and resources pertaining to Workable Peace, a curriculum on history and conflict management for high school classes which aims to help teenagers understand why intergroup conflicts start, why some of these conflicts lead to violence, and how violent intergroup conflicts can be prevented and ended.

The World Bank Teachers and Students Homepage

Learning materials; a quiz; introductions to global issues such as gender, energy, AIDS, poverty, and climate change; views on development from people around the world; and facts about countries and regions.