Leave a comment below for other post ideas for this month. I will then add to the list and acknowledge as your idea. If you have a blog, leave link so I can add that as well.
1793 – Marie Antoinette executed – Who was she? Are people still executed in your country/state? Why and how many per year?
1066 – Battle of Hastings – Why do people remember this date? Play this game then write about what happened when you made your choices?
Global or National Events
World Cerebral Palsy Day – Check out the website to get more ideas
Buy nothing new month – some great ideas and links on the website
Great Cycle Challenge – even though this is Australian, I am sure overseas students could take part – how far does your class ride over the month? Collect data and graph results.
Droptober – a fund raising event aiming to combat global obesity problem.
World Smile Day – do an act of kindness. Help one person smile.
World Animal Day – a chance to think about animals around the world and how we treat them, whether pets, farm animals, those in zoos or those in the wild.
World Space Week – looks at satellite navigation. Check out website for ideas to plan at school.
STUDENTS ONLY – World Teachers Day – what can you organize at your school to celebrate the teachers there?
Week without violence – some excellent ideas and resources on the website.
Global Handwashing Day – very timely with the ebola outbreak in August 2014
United Nations Day – How is the UN relevant to life in our present world? Check out links on the sidebar.