Issues 80-71

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Issue #80 (July 2011)

Barnitz, John - Hurrican Katrina from a Language and Literacy Perspective

Fast, Tom - Global Issue Films in English Language Teaching

Vilmenay, Francois - Haiti’s Human Solidarity in Action

Our summer 2011 newsletter brings together a variety of themes, ranging from movies to peace to natural disasters. We also include a commemorative article on peace education by the late Tim Allan, a GILE member who passed away suddenly in Nagasaki this June, and the first of a set of stories to promote critical thinking by UK global education expert, Robin Richardson. We also include a report on TESOL 2011, a list of books on teaching against prejudice and hate plus all the latest global education news, ideas and information.

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Issue #79 (April 2011)

Banville, Sean - Current Events in the Classroom News and EFL

Joritz-Nakagawa, Jane - Healing Ourselves, Healing the World through Poetry

Wicking, Paul - Sharing Your Belief or Bible Bashing

Our spring 2011 newsletter contains a rich variety of themes, ranging from global issues poetry and religion in the classroom to the Tohoku earthquake and democracy in the Middle East. We also include special sections on teaching about student protests in Syria, on how English teachers and learners have been affected by the Arab uprisings in the Middle East, classroom ideas for teaching about natural disasters plus a wealth of global education news, events and information

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Issue #78 (January 2011)

Adamek, Philip - Teaching Mark Twain in Japan: Lesson on Bullying

Carter, Jeffery - Global Awareness and Peace Building through EFL

Downling, Andrew - Teaching about India with Slumdog Millionaire

Our first newsletter of 2011 comes out as the world is rocked by calls for democracy, freedom and human rights in Egypt, Tunisia and other nations in the Middle East. We also include a list of teachable moments for 2011, a report on last fall’s JALT 2010 conference plus lots of global education news, events and information.

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Issue #77 (February Oct 2010)

Decker, Warren - Foreign Languages through International Volunteer Work

Lockley, Thomas - Teaching about Children Around the World

Sakamoto, Hitomi - Project-based Learning: Teaching about Okinawa

Here’s the fall edition of our Global Issues Newsletter! This year marks our 20th year in print. Check out our two decades of back issues on our website. GILE is co-sponsoring a Japan lecture tour by Middle East peace activist, Anna Baltzer. Catch her talk at JALT or in your area and support her work by buying her book and DVD.

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Issue #76 (July 2010)

Lingly, Darren - Critical Incidents and Apologies Across Cultures

Smith, Michelle - Out of the Classroom Experiential Education through Volunteering

Vande Voort Nam, Heidi - Apology and Forgiveness in Korea EFL School Texts

The year 2010 commemorates the 20th anniversary of our Global Issues in Language Education Newsletter. Thanks to all those who have contributed over the years. Check out our two decades of back  issues on  our website! Also included are a description of a unique volunteer program for Japanese EFL students in Boston, a report on the 2010 Osaka Pan-SIG Conference plus all the latest global education news and information.

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Issue #75 (April 2010)

Taferner, Robert - Nobelity for the Classroom

Ulate, Nora Villalobos - Think, Share, Act: EFL Projects for Social Justice

Yphantides, Jennifer - Think Local, Act Local: Designing a Peace Education Course

The year 2010 commemorates the 20th anniversary of our Global Issues in Language Education Newsletter. This edition marks our 75th issue in print. To mark this, we’d like to pay tribute to the many  teachers in  Japan  and  worldwide who  have contributed  to  our newsletter and  helped  to promote global education in the field of language teaching. This issue also includes teaching ideas for the World Cup in South Africa, a report on T

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Issue #74 (December 2009)

Abbott, Gerry - Sceptical Inquiry, Reading Skills, and Terrorism

Goodmacher, Greg - A Disturbing But Exhilarating Trip to Cambodia

Grose, Tim - The Advantages of Lying to Your Students

Meyer, Douglas - Think Globally and Act Locally: How to Organize a Charity Drive at Your School

We’re excited to welcome the new decade and start the new year with this winter 2009 edition of our Global Issues Newsletter. This issue also features a list of global issue calendars, teachable moments for 2010, a report on the recent KoTESOL 2009 conference held in Seoul last fall plus lots of global education news, events and information.

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Issue #73 (October 2009)

Lingly, Darren - Using Commencement Speeches to Link Global Issues with Language Teaching

Wollmering, Roz - My Side vs Their Side: A Peace Corps Story

Our fall 2009 newsletter brings you a rich variety of global education news, reports, articles and information. Conference news includes a report on the recent Peace as a Global Language conference (PGL VIII) in Shimane, Japan plus a preview of global issue sessions at the upcoming JALT 2009 conference in Shizuoka (Nov. 21-23). Also included are resources for teaching about the United Nations plus profiles of books on peace and social justice themes. Enjoy!

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Issue #72 (June 2009)

Brutza, Carol - Human Rights Activities for the Language Classroom

Hockersmith, Andy - The Culture Box Exchange Project

Medley, R. Michael - Hope for the English Langauge Teachers of Kosovo

Our summer 2009 newsletter kicks off with a focus on “teaching environmental issues through cartoons” using the illustrated Gomic books produced by environmental education group, JEE. Also included are a report on last fall’s Asian Youth Forum (AYF 6) held in Tokyo, profiles of EFL readers on global themes plus a rich variety of global education news, events and resources from around the world

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Issue #71 (April 2009)

Lachman, Alice - NICE Service Learning: English in the Community

Sharpe, Albie - The Patriot’s Pitchfork and other Misadventures with Nationalism

Spiri, John - Examining Patriotism and Education

Our spring 2009 newsletter comes out in the middle of the global swine flu scare. Feel free to put on a mask and wash your hands before reading this! Also included are an article on service learning in Hawaii by Alice Lachman, global issue presentations at the TESOL 2009 conference in Denver, two new book series aimed at promoting international understanding plus a rich variety of global education news, events and information from Japan and around the world.

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