What if the world's population was represented by a village of just 100 people? How many cannot read or write? And how many chickens would this village have? Revised and updated for 2018 onwards, If the World Were a Village uses this key concept to make geography, citizenship and diverse cultures brilliantly accessible.
David J. Smith has more than 25 years of experience in the classroom as a teacher. Now a full-time educational consultant, he has led workshops for schools and professional associations throughout the US and Canada and in Latin America, Africa, Europe, Australia and Asia. David is also the creator of the award-winning curriculum Mapping the World by Heart and the author of If, If America Were a Village and This Child, Every Child. Shelagh Armstrong has been illustrating since 1987. A major part of her work to date can be found on international product packages. In the past 15 years she has been awarded work by the Royal Canadian Mint (including three commemorative coins for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games coin collection), Canada Post and many book and magazine publishers.
... every school should have a copy. * Global Dimension (August
Original, brilliant and sometimes heart rending. * Books For Keeps *