Indy Kids Newspaper
Indy Kids: A Free Paper for Free Kids is designed to exposed youth to issues that their peers face across the world every day. Students may learn of the economic crisis in Europe, children working to support their families in Africa, or how human trafficking affects kids in many countries. There are science articles, games, and letters from readers.
Amnesty International Human Rights Education
Amnesty International believes that learning about human rights is the first step toward respecting, promoting and defending those rights.
Bluegrass International Resource Center
See what the Resource Center has to offer! Includes: culture kits, artifacts, lesson plans, books, clothing, videos, and curriculum guides. The center is a resource for Kentucky educators.
Find hundreds of original lesson plans, all written by teachers for teachers.
A wealth of resources for multicultural teacher education courses and K-12 classrooms including background reading, lessons, book lists, and more.
National Endowment for the Humanities website – Excellent cultural lesson plans, especially under the Art & Culture Tab.
Facing History and Ourselves
Facing History and Ourselves provides workshops and curricula on ways to engage students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and anti-Semitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry. By studying the Holocaust, and other examples of genocide, students make the essential connection between history and the moral choices they confront in their own lives.
Global Exchange produces popular education materials such as pamphlets, books, and videos designed to make the world comprehensible. In addition, Global Exchange coordinates Reality Tours to many parts of the world.
KenGeo – World Map
An interactive map that gives information on every country. Includes games.
Kentucky’s Academic Expectations
Academic Expectations numbers 17 and 19 pertain to why multicultural education is important and what is expected of the students/teachers.
Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
Learn how Kentucky goes global!
Kids Can Make a Difference (KIDS)
Kids Can Make a Difference (KIDS), an educational program for middle- and high school students, focuses on the root causes of hunger and poverty, the people most affected, solutions, and how students can help. The major goal is to stimulate students to take follow-up actions as they begin to realize that one person can make a difference. KIDS and World Hunger Year (WHY) published the excellent curriculum Finding Solutions to Hunger: Kids Can Make A Difference.
National Association for Multicultural Education
Information about the National Association for Multicultural Education's upcoming annual conference, regional contacts and quarterly magazine.
National Geographic Xpeditions
Xpeditions is home to the U.S. National Geography Standards—and to thousands of ideas, tools, and interactive adventures that bring them to life.
Journal, books, and web site for progressive perspectives on the international politics, history and culture.
Multimedia resources and professional development for America’s preK-12 educators.
Peace Corps Resources
Global TeachNet: Global Education Network News
TeachNet is sponsored by the National Peace Corps Association and offers stories, resources, and ideas to bring international awareness into classrooms of all ages.
World Wise Schools
Teachers, home-schoolers, service-learning providers can find rich educational opportunities and cross-cultural lessons, stories, activities, videos, and much more.
Teaching for Change
Teaching for Change provides teachers and parents with the tools to transform schools into centers of justice where students learn to read, write, and change the world.
What Kids Can Do
The best site for young people and teachers on youth activism. They document the value of young people working with teachers and other adults on projects that combine powerful learning with public purpose for an audience of educators and policy makers, journalists, community members, and students.