In this lesson, students compare their first day of class in the US with a first day of school in the Ukraine. It is a US Peace Corps lesson plan and thus targets US students but could be adapted for any country.
Teams across europe are battling to determine who will be "UEFA Euro 2012" champion. Learn about the flags, cultures, and happening behind this event that is jam packed with potential for teaching about different countries.
If you know you need to talk about global issues but struggle with your students,talking about the 2 faces of football might be a start. Right now there is a controversy in the UK about a player being left out of the England's Euro 2012 team. This video and lesson plans will get you started so you can lead in discussions. It is fascinating for students to learn about the passion people have for their local sports especially when those sports are not as important personally to the student.