This video of Michelle Obama that we shared here almost a year ago continues to be relevant, especially during Geography Awareness Week beginning November 17. Throughout the week PBS LearningMedia will showcase a series of resources focused around global literacy and diplomacy, including several whole collections.
U. S. Diplomacy: Learn more about U.S diplomacy and foreign relations. Through documents, images, and lesson plans, and video footage, explore the different but complementary roles in diplomacy played by the President …
Wide Angle: Window into Global History: Drawing upon the powerful film resources of public television’s award-winning series of international documentaries, Wide Angle, this collection comprises …
Global Connections: Learn about global events and history of the Middle East and Liberia.
Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy: Learn about the economic history of countries across the globe, and the influence of globalization with these resources from Commanding Heights.
You’ll also find many other global resources for grades K-12 at PBS LearningMedia. For example, you can search any of the following titles by putting each in quotes:
Around the Globe: France | Various | K-12
Around the Globe: China | Various | K-12
Around the Globe: UK | Various | K-13+
Social Studies/History through Music/Dance | Various| K-13+
Global Learning and Awareness | Various | 6-13+
History of Geography | WPSU | 7-12
What Can You Do With Geography? | ZD Films | 7-13+
Migration Sensations | Faces of America | 9-12