This post was written as a Guest Blog for the Mulitcultural Children’s Book Day website. Posted on Jan 26th, 2017 We are drawn to books that feel familiar Research says that we feel most safe and comfortable around the things and people we know well, that feel familiar to us. We find them in our … Continue reading We need Multicultural Books to celebrate the Foreign and the Familiar
There is a need for teaching empathy We imagine a future in which our globe’s children work together to find sustainable solutions to the tragic problems of poverty and inequality that have plagued us for too long. The best way to create this future is to make it a discussion that children can be a part … Continue reading A tool to teach empathy, clothed in an app costume
When I was growing up, there were two different kinds of smart: “book smart” and “street smart.” Kids who were book smart were smart in a more traditional sense. They knew lots of things about many subjects and got A’s in school. (I admit I was one of those.) Kids who were street smart knew … Continue reading Globe Smart Kids: Skills to Succeed in a Globalized World
What do you miss about pre-digital times? Sometimes I wonder…. Will my daughter get that same happy feeling that I used to get whenever my grandma’s postcard landed in the mailbox? She does get postcards from her grandmas. However, she seems more excited when my mom sends her a message through the Talking Tom Cat … Continue reading 10 Global Childrens’ Books: photos and stories from around the world
You might know our Story: One Globe Kids started out years ago as an idea to develop an international book series for children. It soon turned into a digital story series, to be shared on the iPad and iPhone for children by children. Today, One Globe Kids is a Digital Education Platform, build around global … Continue reading Global Education: The DigiTods are coming!