These tips are incredible! The article provides resources and very specific ideas for promoting global citizenship. One great idea is to use the global critical food issue as a jumping off point, as it is easy for kids to connect to. Every tip has great in text links to resources.
Ask any school librarian, the Junior Library Guild is the most respected organization for collection development in school libraries. There are so many excellent book lists here that are great to look at when buying books as gifts. This list includes notable books from 2014-2016 that promote students' understanding of people and cultures around the world.
This is a link to an excerpt from Homa Savet Tavanger's book Growing Up Global. Tavanger considers herself a "global education expert" and even if one doesn't end up buying the whole book, the excerpt and her website can help you think about global education.
The Global Read Aloud is a project that an educator from Oregon created. Each September, students on 6 continents (over 500,000 students) connect via ePals, Skype, or any other technology and read together. The site offers everything any teacher or student would need to get started and participate. They also choose great books to read together.
A great watch as an introduction to the educational buzz word "global competence". The keynote address makes a compelling point on why we should connect our students to the rest of the globe and offers six strategies on how to do it. This is excellent for teachers and school leaders as well.