A great book which illustrates the well-known message about the interdependence of life attributed to Chief Seattle, a leader of the Northwest Indian Nations nearly 150 years ago.
As Linda learns about the Maasai people from East Africa in her American inner city school, she feels a strong bond with them. As she goes about her daily life, she imagines what it might be like to be a Masai girl doing similar things.
A thought-provoking booklet which questions our attitudes to violence and considers how these affect the education and nurturing of children. Casts a critical look at the way children are taught “to accept violence as natural and inevitable”.
A handbook for those interested in developing their own and others’ co-operative skills. It is presented in the following sections:
“A Sense of Self” explores self-esteem and views of competition and co-operation;
“Co-operating at Home” cons
This is a very impressive website for teachers and children. Teachers can find resources to support a global dimension in a wide range of curriculum areas. Some are interactive offering ready classroom material; for example, there are activities and
A nicely presented pack about the justice issues involved in the banana trade. Includes information about where bananas come from, the conditions for workers, the position of trade unions, the use of pesticides, and the ‘race to the bottom’ as compan
This game is designed to help younger children to understand the difficulties of surviving in an economy where there is high unemployment and no social security. It also raises questions about power and the use of the world’s resources.
This is a lovely book. It begins with the eight children we are going to find out about introducing themselves and telling us about the meanings of their names. The children come from the UK, USA, Brazil, Ghana, Russia, Vietnam, Australia and India.
This handbook looks at ways of using plants to raise development issues. It is an excellent resource for teachers wishing to link classroom work with visits to Botanic Gardens and other plant collections.