Population Education curricula emphasizes global consciousness and is a unifying topic across the six groups of the IB Diploma Programme.
Population Education activities allow for real-world application of science concepts and can be used as a cross-cutting theme across grade levels and subject areas.
A variety of teaching strategies and interdisciplinary themes are used in Population Education lessons, allowing teachers to easily differentiate for tactile, visual, written and kinesthetic learners and to reinforce knowledge in multiple contexts.
In Population Education activities concepts in science, technology, engineering and math are explored through student-centered activities which promote inquiry about real-world issues.
Magazine and Journal Articles
Population Education has lessons for a variety of ages on animal habitats and how they are affected human actions. Read this article from Population Connection's Reporter for more information. February 2010; Author: Pamela Wasserman
From Social Studies and the Young Learner (a publication of the National Council for the Social Studies), September/October 2005; Author: Pamela Wasserman.
Discover classroom lessons to teach about girls' status around the globe, including education, employment, health and more. From Population Connection's Reporter, February 2012; Author: Pamela Wasserman
From Social Studies and the Young Learner (a pulbication of the National Council for the Social Studies), January/February 2013; Author: Pamela Wasserman
From Science and Children (a publication of the National Science Teachers Association), May 2001; Author: Elizabeth Lerner.
From Social Education (a publication of the National Council for the Social Studies), October 2011; Author: Pamela Wasserman