Global Citizenship for Young Children
- Margaret Collins - Educational Consultant, Southampton
May 2008 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This author brings her expertise in the field of Circle Time and Citizenship to introduce a global focus to the learning experience of young children. The six lessons follow Margaret's successful formula, setting the content on opposite pages for the two age groups, four to six years and seven to nine years.
The sessions cover many topics in the themes:
o basic needs
o environmental Issues
o exploring various cultures
o global Issues.
Use of story, reflection and case study material introduces new experiences to the pupils, promotes tolerance and understanding and enriches the citizenship curriculum. The material could contribute towards accreditation as a rights respecting school.
warmth and clothes
ecology - local and global
preservation of species
water - sanitation and fun
recycling - re-use; recycle; donate
litter and rubbish
racism - children from different cultures
valuing and respecting difference
Exploring Various Cultures
who has come from other countries?
games children play
what is democracy?
currency and resources
peace at home and abroad
peace in this country
poverty; national and worldwide