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Global Studies


A global news event that is rich with opportunities for classroom discussions, civic learning, news literacy, reading information, and lots more.


Learning about foreign diplomacy and current issues

Charlie Hebdo attacks

Resources for classroom learning and dialogue about Charlie Hebdo event

Global indicators database

Great digital tool highlights US/foreign citizen perceptions on key US and global issues.

Scotland votes

Should Scotland be independent? Resources and discussion questions to help students learn, think, and decide.


Primary sources and more tools for D-Day

Flight 370

The mystery of flight 370 offers rich opportunities for classroom discussion and critical thinking.

Sochi Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics take place in Sochi, Russia in February. Here are a few resources to help students to build civic literacy while following this exciting global event.

Maps and charts that explain the world

Great map and chart resources on a variety of topics, curated by the Washington Post.

Explore the world’s constitutions

Wonder how different countries define the rights of citizens, or the voting process? Explore the world's constitutions with Constitute!

Issue: Voter ID

In 2013, the North Carolina General Assembly created and voted to approve new legislation about voting laws. In 2016, federal courts ruled that NC's Voter ID law is discriminatory.

Finding information about government

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