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International STEMSS Teacher-Related Materials
 

To get a greater global understanding of STEMSS subjects, the links below are websites which focus on international/multicultural STEMSS teaching materials. The links below take you to the home pages for national academies and other organizations, many of which are in the language of the country. However, many of these websites have an English version. Social studies topics are found under the "Human Society" topic throughout this website.

Physical Setting & Living Environment | The Designed World | The Mathematical World | Human SocietyGeneral Information


The Physical Setting & Living Environment (Sciences)

Chile:

Chilean Science Teachers Association

China:

China Association of Children’s Science Instruction

Science for All Americans and other Project 2061 publications in Mandarin Chinese http://www.project2061.org/publications/2061Connections/2005/2005-05b.htm

Ireland:

Department of Education and Skills http://www.education.ie/home/home.jsp?pcategory=10917&ecategory=10917&sectionpage=10916&language=EN&link=&page=1

Italy:

Associazione Nazionale degli Insegnanti di Scienze Naturali http://www.anisn.it/

Japan:

Science for All Japanese http://www.science-for-all.jp/

Mexico:  

Mexican Science Teachers Association

Science for All Americans in Spanish http://www.project2061.org/esp/publications/sfaa/online/sfaatoc.htm

UK:

The Association for Science Education (ASE) http://www.ase.org.uk/

ASE Regional map http://www.ase.org.uk/ase-regions/

ASE Scotland http://www.asescotland.org.uk/

ECSITE – European Network of Science Centres and Museums http://www.ecsite.eu/            

Planet Science News http://www.planet-science.com/categories/parentsteachers/latest-news.aspx

Scotland - Science http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Education/Schools/curriculum/ACE/Science            

Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) http://www-saps.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/

World:

Science Across the World ttp://www.ase.org.uk/resources/science-across-the-world/

Asia Pacific Network of Science & Technology Centres (ASPAC) http://www.aspacnet.org/

British Council Schools Online http://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/home

British Council Schools Online Partner countries http://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/find-partner-school/school-search

XPLORA [European gateway to science education] http://www.xplora.org/ww/en/pub/xplora/index.htm

Other organizations of interest:

National Science Teachers Association http://www.nsta.org/

Schon, Isabel. 2007. Libros de siencias en Espanol. Science & Children 44(7): 49-53

University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Studies Outreach for K-12 Educators http://global.wisc.edu/outreach/k-12/
 


The Designed World
(Technology, Engineering, Agriculture)

American Society for Engineering Education, International Division http://www.asee.org/international/index.cfm

First Lego League International http://www.firstlegoleague.org/

International Federation of Engineering Education Societies http://www.ifees.net/members/index.cfm#aeea
 


The Mathematical World

Canada:

Canadian Province affiliates of NCTM are linked at http://www.nctm.org/about/affiliates/directory.aspx

UK:

Association of Mathematics Education Teachers http://www.amet.ac.uk/

The Association of Teachers of Mathematics http://www.atm.org.uk/

British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics http://www.bsrlm.org.uk/

England – National Curriculum http://curriculum.qcda.gov.uk/  

National Association of Mathematics Advisors http://www.nama.org.uk/  

Millennium Mathematics Project (University of Cambridge) http://www.mmp.maths.org.uk/

NRICH http://nrich.maths.org/public/?setlocale=en_US  

Scotland - Mathematics http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Education/Schools/curriculum/ACE/Science

Scotland - Numeracy http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/learningteachingandassessment/learningacrossthecurriculum/responsibilityofall/numeracy/index.asp

Shell Centre http://www.mathshell.com/


Human Society
(Knowledge, Data Processing, Religion and Science, Social Sciences, Anthropology, Social Issues, Education, Literature, General Geography and History)
STEM Resources

Canada:

Councils of Ministers of Education http://www.cmec.ca/

Provincial & Territorial Depts of Education http://www.cmec.ca/educmin.en.stm

France:

National Minister of Education http://www.education.gouv.fr/

Germany:

Secretary of cultural affairs http://www.kmk.org/index0.htm

Ireland:

Department of Education and Skills http://www.education.ie/home/home.jsp?pcategory=10917&ecategory=10917&sectionpage=10916&language=EN&link=&page=1

Mexico:

Secretary of Public Education http://www.sep.gob.mx/wb2 

Norway:

Ministry of Education & Research http://www.regjeringen.no/en/dep/kd.html?id=586

Russia:

http://www.ed.gov.ru/

UK:         

Scotland – Social Studies http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Education/Schools/curriculum/ACE/ScottishStudies

Other organizations of interest:


Association for Childhood Education International http://www.acei.org/
Association for Childhood Education International http://www.acei.org/

Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/index.cfm

Batchelder Children’s Book Award http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/batchelderaward/index.cfm

Growing up around the world http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/compubs/booklists/growingupwrld/GrowingUpAroundWorld.cfm

Pura Belpre Award http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/belpremedal/index.cfm

Barahona Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescence http://www.csusm.edu/csb/

Children’s Book Council of Australia http://www.cbc.org.au/

Children’s Book Council’s Outstanding International Books http://www.reading.org/Resources/Booklists/ChildrensChoices.aspx

CIVNET http://www.civnet.org/

Cultural Representations in Children’s Literature http://orias.berkeley.edu/summer2001/links.html

Database of Award-Winning Children’s Literature http://www.dawcl.com/

Global School Net http://www.globalschoolnet.org/index.cfm

International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) http://www.ibby.org/

International Children’s Digital Library http://www.icdlbooks.org/

International Education and Resource Network http://iearn.org/

International Reading Association http://www.reading.org/

Children’s Book Awards http://www.reading.org/Resources/ResourcesByTopic/ChildrensYALiterature/Overview.aspx

Notable Books for a Global Society http://www.tcnj.edu/~childlit/proj/nbgs/intro-nbgs.html

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) http://www.ncss.org/

Notable Trade Books for Young People – Global Connections http://www.socialstudies.org/resources/notable/

Passport: International Children's Literature http://passport.imaginarylands.org/

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators http://www.scbwi.org/

International Chapters http://www.scbwi.org/Pages.aspx/Regional-Chapters

United Nations’ cyberschoolbus http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/

United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) http://www.usbby.org/

Outstanding International Books http://www.usbby.org/list_oibl.html

Wisconsin International Outreach Consortium http://www.wioc.wisc.edu/

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/

International Education Council http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/cal/interntled.html

Strategies for achieving global literacy http://dpi.wi.gov/cal/pdf/global-litbrochure.pdf


General Information
 
 
BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/?ok

Carnegie Medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for children.  http://www.carnegiegreenaway.org.uk/carnegie/

European Union [web portal] http://europa.eu/index_en.htm  

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions http://www.ifla.org/index.htm

International School Services http://www.iss.edu/

Learning and Teaching Scotland http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/index.asp

National Endowment [UK] for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) http://www.nesta.org.uk/

Partnership for 21st Century Skills – Global Awareness http://www.p21.org/component/content/article/256-global-awareness

United Nations http://www.un.org/english/

U.S. Department of State
            US Embassies, Consulates, & Diplomatic Missions http://usembassy.state.gov/

University of Northern Iowa’s Overseas Placement Service for Educators http://www.uni.edu/placement/overseas/

Wisconsin DPI’s International Education Council http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/cal/iecouncil.html