Teaching Through the UN Development Goals
The United Nations Millennium Development Goals
This ambitious global framework spells out and tracks eight key indicators in the fight to end global poverty by 2015. You can learn more about how the world is doing in educational development. The eight goals make a great framework for a learning unit on poverty and development
PBS: Slums in the Spotlight: Will the MDG Target’s be Met (7-12th grade)
This is a great collection of units, lesson plans and resources for grades 6-12 covering the UN MDGs.
Change the world in eight steps: Posters and Activities for ages 7-11.
Word Wise Schools
An excellent lesson, presentation and resources about universal access to education. It is best for use with upper school students.
Framework for the Future: Ending Poverty in a Generation
This report from Save the Children lays out 12 goals which would drastically reduce global poverty and it's impact on children. This is good background reading for teachers and older students.