Y6 International Mindedness

Collected Resources for Year 6

Favorite Webpages:

Here are some useful sites:

The diverse ways through which culture can be expressed:


Best sites for learning about world's cultures: http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2010/08/11/the-best-sites-for-learning-about-the-worlds-different-cultures/


Reading Around the World:

http://gabrielabadica.wordpress.com/2013/05/26/steve-mccurry-gorgeous-photographs-of-people-reading-around-the-world/


Nice images- if the world were a village: http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/08/three-ways-to-look-at-world-as-village.html#.UhDanxaDJG6


Global Exchange: http://globalengage.ibo.org


Nationmaster: http://www.nationmaster.com/index.php


If It Were My Home: http://www.ifitweremyhome.com


Smithsonian World Resources: http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/mywonderfulworld/


BBC News - Country Profiles: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm


Global Trek - Scholastic: http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/globaltrek/


Wonderopolis World Awareness:

http://wonderopolis.org/?s=cultures+of+the+world&submit=Search


Cultures for Kids: http://www.exploreandmore.org/world/default.htm


Global Closet: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/media/globalcloset/?ar_a=1



6 Core Religions:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/

http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/977939/teaching-children-about-religion


Prejudice Lesson Ideas:

http://www.understandingprejudice.org/teach/elemact.htm


Action of a country can help the world:

http://www.pachamama.org/blog/models-of-sustainability-sweden-runs-out-of-garbage


Author reflection on rights and responsibilities:

http://www.mitaliblog.com/2013/07/bangladesh-is-on-my-mind-and-sadly-on.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+mitaliblog%2FifQC+%28Mitali%27s+Fire+Escape%29


China Interesting Infographic:

http://www.upworthy.com/shocking-a-short-list-of-the-things-that-are-now-made-in-china?g=2&c=ufb1


Pictures of Children of Ulingan, Manila -

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ramdiboy/4498640248/in/photostream/


Innovations that help around the world:
http://mashable.com/2013/12/04/innovations-world-2013/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link

Videos that could be useful:

Life In A Day
Stubbies World Change Challenge
Leave Your Sleep Picture Book Preview
An Introduction to We Are What We Do
How to Grow a Mandala
A Child's Workday in the Burkina Faso Gold Mine
Landfill Harmonic- The world sends us garbage... We send back music.
One Day on Earth - Motion Picture Trailer
William and the Windmill
Bow Wow Meow - Animal Sounds in Different Languages

Collected by Debbie Alvarez