Spotlight on World Thinking Day & Jordan
World Thinking Day, February 22, gives students the opportunity to celebrate international friendships. The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts promotes World Thinking Day as a time to "think globally, act locally." We have also included a couple of pieces from Jordan.
World Thinking Day Resources
- Suggested World Thinking Day Activities (pdf–554 KB)—Exercises to foster discussion of global issues and to encourage action.
- Country Guides (pdf–236 KB)—Resources for further study on the Czech Republic, Lebanon, Mexico, Rwanda, and Sri Lanka.
- World Thinking Day—The official site for World Thinking Day.
- Speakers Match—Celebrate World Thinking Day by bringing a returned Peace Corps Volunteer into your classroom to share his or her experience with your students.
- "Kilos," "Low Profile," & "Any Town"—Carla Grossklaus’s three witty cartoons on being a foreigner in Jordan.
- "From West Coast to Middle East: Californian Peace Corps Volunteers Make New Homes in Jordan"—Every year thousands of U.S. citizens leave the United States to live and work in countries around the world. Last year, two Californians who traveled to Jordan noted many similarities and differences between the two countries. Read about what they discovered.