International Studies or Global Studies courses are offered in many secondary schools. In addition, there are a number of International High Schools, whose program of study is coordinated across the schools.
Adult Literacy Learning Resources [Online]. Accessed 11/21/01: http://www.literacynet.org/cnnsf/. Quoting from the Website:
The Learning Resources site offers web-delivered instruction using current and past CNN San Francisco bureau news stories. The Western/Pacific Literacy Network and the CNN San Francisco bureau have partnered to develop an online literacy site that benefits all learners and instructors. This material is intended for adult literacy and educational purposes. Though the intended audience is adults, instructors and learners (of all ages) are encouraged to use this material to promote better literacy.
Clair Clark's Website[Online]. Accessed 1/31/01: http://www.users.qwest.net/~clairc/.
The Website contains a large number of pointers to valuable resources. Quoting from the Website:I am a Social Studies teacher at North Eugene High School in Eugene, Oregon. For the 2000-2001 school year I will be teaching Freshmen Global Studies and Pacific Rim. The links under "World Cultures Page" follow the structure of our textbook , World Cultures: A Global Mosaic Prentice Hall, 1999. The links under "World History Page" follow the chronological structure of the class. Problems or questions? Please e-mail me: firstname.lastname@example.org
European Schoolnet [Online]. Accessed 5/28/01: http://www.eun.org/eun.org2/eun/en/index.html. Quoting from the Website:
Office in Brussels is made up of people from all over Europe, and beyond. At present there are 22 people focused on five areas of activity.
Global Connections [Online]. Accessed 5/101: http://globalc.org/about.wtc.cfm.
This is a five year Challenge Grant project in the Phoenix Union High School district. The project includes a yearly international conference, working with the Sister Cities organization.
Monheimer, Paul. Global Studies (7th grade). Accessed 2/13/03: http://ruth.catlin.edu/Projects/7/cultures/index.htm.
Paul Monheimer teaches at Catlin Gabel School (a high quality private school) located in Portland, Oregon. This Website provides access to a variety of materials relevant to his approach to teaching Global Studies.
Portals to the World [Online]. Accessed 11/26/01: http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/portals.html.
This US Library of Congress project was announced 1 November, 2001. Quoting from the Website:To date, links to electronic resources for 41 countries are available, including Afghanistan, Pakistan and other Central Asian nations. When the project is completed in 2003, there will a portal page for every nation of the world.
This guide was published by the US Department of Education in April 2000.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) [Online]. Accessed 11/21/01: http://www.unesco.org/education/index.shtml.
See the "Themes" menu on the left side of the Homepage. UNESCO brings an international perspective to educational problems--such as HIV and AIDS.
World Factbook [Online]. Accessed 10/25/01: http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html.
This is a US Federal Government Website that contains information developed by the Central Intelligence Agency. It contains a huge amount of up to date information, organized in a country by country manner.