Issues 100-91

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 Issue #100 (July 2016)

Kowalski, Charles - A U.S. Presidential Election Simulation

Wilson, J.J. - 12 Ways to Incorporate Global Issues into Your Classroom

(3) a report by Richard Miller on the PGL 2016 conference in Kenya and a unique PGL project to bring computers to a Nairobi slum school. 

Our special theme for this issue is Teaching about the Rio Olympics complete with ideas, activities, and resources to help you teach about the Summer Olympics in Brazil. Other newsletter features include conference reports on IATEFL 2016 (UK) and on Pan-SIG 2016 (Okinawa). We wrap up this issue with a call for your messages to celebrate our 100th newsletter as well as a round-up of all the latest global education news. Have a great summer and enjoy the Olympics!

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Issue #99 (April 2016)

Holsworth, Michael - Teaching Fair Trade with Fair Teaching

Koide, Teresa Ann - Teaching about the World’s Countries through Group Projects

Takeda, Kim - International Exchanges at the Elementary School Level

To mark World Refugee Day on June 20th, we include a “call-to-action” article by Andrew Beiter and Joseph Carb on the Syrian refugee crisis as well as a special section on “teaching about refugees” featuring class activities, resources, books, movies plus lists of celebrity activists and famous people who were refugees. We wrap up this issue with a report on the recent spring TESOL 2016 conference in Baltimore as well as a round-up of all the latest global education news and information. 

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Issue #98 (February 2016)

Bergeron, Sylvain - A Shared Experience of Intercultural Bridge Building Made Possible Through the Use of English

DeGaytan, Catherine; Gorham, Norma; DeGaytan, Mark - Crossing Borders and Building Bridges with “Half the Sky"

Holmes, Keiko - Promoting Intercultural Understanding as a CIR

Since March is Women’s History Month, our special theme for this edition is “women’s issues” featuring an International Women’s Day Quiz plus profiles of related books and movies. Also included are a report on last fall’s JALT 2015 conference in Shizuoka, a list of upcoming events for the year 2016 plus a round-up of all the latest global education news and information.

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Issue #97 (October 2015)

Sherlock, Zelinda - Japan’s Textbook Inequality: How Cultural Bias Impedes Upon Second Language Acquisition

Wilson, Ken - Should We Talk about Global Issues in the ELT Classroom?

This fall marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations in 1945. To commemorate this, we include a special section on Teaching about the United Nations which includes a UN quiz for your students as well as a variety of teaching ideas, activities, and resources. This issue also includes reports on this spring’s PANSIG conference (in Kobe) and this summer’s national JACET conference (in Kagoshima). We finish off this edition with a list of global issue calendars for the year 2016 plus a round-up of all the latest global education news and information.

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Issue #96 (July 2015)

Ihara, Ayaka - English Education in Japan: Where is it Going?

Mathieson, Paul - Dealing with Stereotypes in the Japanese EFL Classroom

Morita, Ryota - Raising Awareness of Learners with Special Needs as a Part of Global Education

This summer marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War - a unique chance for us to learn from a violent past and teach for a future of peace. To commemorate this, we include a special section on Teaching about World War II and Japan which includes a variety of ideas, activities, books, films, and other resources. We finish out this issue with a report on the spring 2015 IATEFL conference, with a number of peace appeals from Japan and overseas plus a round-up of recent global education news, events, and information.

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Issue #95 (April 2015)

Deubelbeiss, David - My Top 5 Online Games on Social and Global Issues

Lafaye, Beverly Elsom - Non-fiction Film in the Oral Communication Class

Simmonds, Brent - Education for Sustainable Development: World ESD Conference

Our special feature for this newsletter is Teaching about Destructive Cults. This thematic section, chose to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the 1995 Aum Shinrikyo sarin attacks in Tokyo, includes a variety of ideas, activities, books, films, and other resources for teaching students about - and protecting them from - religious cults. We finish out this issue with a report on the TESOL 2015 conference in Toronto plus a round-up of global education news, events, and information.

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Issue #94 (February 2015)

Ashcroft, Bob - Using Movies to Teach English, Culture, and Socio-Politics

Tanaka, Kathryn - Teaching Peace and the Atomic Bombings in the EFL Classroom

Our February newsletter includes special reports that look at this fall’s JALT 2014 national conference in Tsukuba and Peace as a Global Language (PGL) in Kobe. Our special feature is on youth activists with profiles of figures such as Malala Yousafzai and Craig Kielburger. We also include a list of teachable moments for the year 2015, a report on the 13th Asian Youth Forum in Bangkok plus a round-up of global education news and information.

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Issue #93 (November 2014)

Arenson, Paul - Teacher Autonomy in the Language Classroom

Lantz, Austin - The Field of Early Learner Global Education

Roman, Tamatha - Environmental Awareness through Upcycling

Our fall GILE Newsletter for 2014 includes special features include: (a) a section on teaching about “walls around the world” with a focus on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, (b) a list of ideas and resources for teaching about the 100th anniversary of the famous 1914 World War I Christmas truce, and (c) a list of global issue calendars for the year 2015.

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Issue #92 (July 2014)

Begg, Carol - Education for Global Citizenship - Global Literacies

Grose, Tim - Teaching the Millennium Development Goals

Torbert, Anthony - Teaching about Gemstones in the EFL Classroom

Our summer newsletter for 2014 includes reports on this spring’s 2014 IATEFL congress in Harrogate, England (April) and the annual PANSIG conference in Kyushu, Japan (May). We also feature a special section of teaching activities and resources to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I plus a round-up of the latest global education news and events.

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Issue #91 (April 2014)

Carley, Harry - Going Green: The Paperless Classroom

Donnery, Eucharia - Process Drama Using Social Issues to Move Beyond English as Mathematical Code

Sullivan, Susan Laura - The World Through Music Using World Music in a Comparative Culture Course

This spring 2014 edition of our GILE Newsletter includes a national appeal to English teachers and students for Youth Peace Messages, a special section of teaching ideas for this summer’s World Cup soccer championship in Brazil, a report on TESOL 2014 in Portland plus a round-up of global education news and events.

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