Can Global Educator provide a section linking to lessons and ideas that stimulate thinking and investigation of important global issues?  This will rely on ideas and plans provided by teachers and others happy to share what has worked in the classroom or community groups.  Over time all will have access to a growing bank of ideas and lessons for various levels covering a wide range of topics.

This quarter Sam Haddin provides a Power Point presentation to assist explore conceptions of individual and global poverty.  It uses a case study that assists to identify similarities and differences between schools based on her experience teaching in Timor Leste for two years.  Please ask if you prefer to use resources from other Palms teachers abroad if a different country is being studied. 

The lesson was used with grade six students, but could work for students from year’s five to eight.