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Mende peoples
Sierra Leone
Early 20th century
Cotton, indigo dye, kola nut dye
H x W: 207 x 125.7 cm (81 1/2 x 49 1/2 in.)
National Museum of African Art, National Museum of Natural History, purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, 1983-85, EJ10408
Photograph by Franko Khoury
National Museum of African Art
Smithsonian Institution 

Resources for Teachers

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Global Education

Lessons

Introduction to Myself and Others

International Trade in a Global Village

String Trade - Grade 9, Economics

Global Interdependence – Grades 5-10

9th Grade World Geography

Global Interdependence - Climate Warming

Poverty and World Wealth

Resources

An Attainable Global Perspective – by Robert G. Hanvey

Guidelines for Global and International Studies Education: Challenges, Culture, Connections

Global Campaign For Education 

Global TeachNet – National Peace Corps Association

A Global Education Checklist for Teachers, Schools, School Systems and State Education Agencies

Issues in Global Education - Occasional Papers

The Democratic Process: Promises and Challenges

Guidelines for Global and International Studies Education: Challenges, Culture, Connections

Skills and Dispositions Linked to Global Competency

Three Reasons the Americans Should Support Global Education

Universal Education is an Investment for America

Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2010 Fact Sheet

K-12 Electronic Guide for African Resources on the Internet

 

Special Reports

Global Interdependence and the Need for Social Stewardship

EFA Global Monitoring Report 2010: Reaching the Marginalized

 

Global Education: African Art

Lessons

Nigerian Textiles Arts – Grades K-5

 

Resources

National Museum of African Art/Resources for Teachers

africancraft.com/Resources for Teacher

Teaching About Traditional African Art

 

Girls Education

Lessons

Girls Speak Out – Wide Angle (PBS)

The Right to an Education – Grades 2 – 5

Fighting to Learn – Middle & High School

Girls Education in India -  Middle & High School

 

Resources

Your Right to Education – Handbook

“Back to School” – A PBS Film Documentary

Girls' Education in Developing Countries: Mind the Gap

Literacy Empowers Women and Girls in Northern Nigeria

Girls Education in Nigeria – UNICEF

Girls Education in Nigeria - UNGEI

Nigeria: Why Country Must Focus More On Girls' Education

Age and Level of Education in Nigeria

Nigeria's Girls Education Initiative Launched In Bauchi State 

Global Education of Girls Is Key to Development

Securing Rights of Adolescent Girls is Critical for Achieving Development Goals

Basic Education and Gender Equality - UNICEF 

Girls Education Factsheet - Department for International Development (UK)

Missing the Mark: Girls' Education and the Way Forward

Gender Equality in Education Toolkit

Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2010 Fact Sheet

 

Special Reports

Basic & Girls Education: A 10-Year Review – CARE

What Works in Girls' Education

Girls Education in the 21 Century – World Bank

Global Gender Gap Report – World Economic Forum

Gender Parity in Basic Education

Girl Power: Girls' Education, Sexual Behavior and AIDS in Africa

Girls Count: A Global Investment and Action Agenda - 2009

Millennium Development Goals Report - 2009

EFA Global Monitoring Report 2010: Reaching the Marginalized

 

Education and Economic Development

Lessons

Child Labor is Not Cheap

Resources

Economic Development in Developing Countries: Education Proves Key

Eleven Theses on Education and Economic Development

Schools, Teachers and Education Outcomes in Developing Countries

Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2010 Fact Sheet

 

Special Reports

Global Gender Gap Report – World Economic Forum

Gender Equity as Smart Economics – World Bank

EFA Global Monitoring Report 2010: Reaching the Marginalized

Universal Primary Education in Africa: The Teacher Challenge