Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Print Resources
For Students

Greenhaven Press Inc. Staff. Are Global Resources Becoming More Scarce? Pamphlets Series. San Diego, Calif.: Greenhaven Press, 1991.

Stefoff, Rebecca. Overpopulation: Earth at Risk. Broomall, Pa.: Chelsea House Publishers, 1992.

For Teachers

Anderson, Charlotte C. with Susan K. Nicklas and Agnes R. Crawford. Global Understandings: A Framework for Teaching and Learning. Alexandria, Va.: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1994.

Kathuria, Ramdev P. Method of Teaching Population Education. Edmonton, Alberta: Commonwealth Publishers, 1991.

Ravid, Ruth. Practical Statistics for Educators. 2d ed. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2000.

Razin, Assaf, and Efraim Sadka. Population Economics. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1995.

Related Web Sites
For Students

International Data Base
The IDB data bank contains statistical tables, demographic charts, population pyramids, and other helpful research material.

National Geographic Online
The Green Spaces feature on National Geographic's Geography Awareness Week site offers a lesson in population and diversity.

Population Education
This site focuses on population awareness education, featuring games, data libraries, and stories.

Population Resource Center
The PRC provides demographic information in its effort to promote the use of accurate data and statistical information.

For Teachers

The American Forum for Global Education
This site offers teaching materials, publications, and a newsletter on global issues in education for teachers interested in an international perspective.

National Geographic Online
The Balancing Acts feature on National Geographic's Geography Awareness Week site offers an interactive lesson plan on population and human resources.

Population Reference Bureau
The PRB site presents objective information on world population trends, including easily accessible data, activities, and publications.

United Nations: Cyber School Bus
The UN's Global Teaching and Learning Project presents statistical data and news updates on each participating country.


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