Drawing on Carnegie Council's vast digital library, this new education section consists of texts and multimedia materials specially selected for high school and college classrooms.
(PRWEB) September 09, 2015
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs works with some of the world's leading politicians, experts, and scholars on topics relating to ethics and international affairs, creating online resources for a global audience.
Just in time for the school year, the Council has launched its website's new education section. Drawing on the Council's vast digital library, it consists of texts and multimedia materials specially selected for high school and college classrooms.
"Through these Carnegie Council resources, we hope that students will gain a deeper understanding of history, social studies, and philosophical issues, while strengthening their analytical skills," said Communications Director Madeleine Lynn.
To access Carnegie Council's education section, go to: http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/education/index.html.
It consists of the following segments:
Lesson Plan Ideas
This page hosts Carnegie Council's popular Ethics on Film series, recommended books and original lesson plans. Perfect for high school and university-level students.
Two to six-minute video clips of prominent politicians, leaders and academics discussing issues relating to current events and American and global history.
Educational materials concerning ethics and war, peacemaking and social justice, and genocide and intervention. Also included is a glossary of terms.
Some of Carnegie Council's favorite articles, speeches, diary excerpts, and interviews from the past 100 years. Also included are relevant collections from 21st century history.
Contests and Networks
Looking to get involved in the international affairs community? We offer a variety of opportunities for students of all levels in both New York City and abroad!
Carnegie Council hosts multimedia book companions for several publications concerning ethics and international affairs.
Based in New York City, Carnegie Council is a nonprofit organization. The Council is one of the world's top creators of nonpartisan educational resources on international ethics, used by professionals, journalists, educators, students, and the greater public. Its website is part of the U.S. Library of Congress' collection of Public Policy Internet Materials. To learn more about Carnegie Council, go to http://www.carnegiecouncil.org.