India and Nepal Dance and Music

Source: Joe Gorman, Music Specialist, D. Newlin Fell Elementary School Description: These are teaching resources on Indian and Nepali music and dance that have been collected by elementary music teacher Joe Gorman. He includes activities on Diwali dance, Bollywood dance and music, Jantar Mantar, Om Mani Padme Hum (Buddhist mantra chant), Mandala, traditional instruments, and…
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History of Public Health in Philadelphia: A Timeline with a Global Context, 1300s – 2000s CE

Source: Global Philadelphia Association and Historical Society of Pennsylvania Description: This timeline shows the history of many public health initiatives, issues, and organizations as they developed in the city of Philadelphia from the colonial era into the present day.  These developments are provided within a global context, utilizing material from across many continents and countries, and…
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Lesson Plans: Foreign Policy Research Institute

Source: Foreign Policy Research Institute Description: FPRI has a collection of free lesson plans and materials related to contemporary and historical international relations, foreign policy, and world history, geared toward middle and high school audiences. Website: www.fpri.org/education/lesson-plans-teachers/
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Model UN at UNA-GP

Source: United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia Description: UNA-GP hosts model UNs for high school students, with recent topics focusing on Water Management and the Rule of Law. Posted on their website are resources for learning about the topics, which can also be used as supplementary materials in the classroom. Website: una-gp.org/projects/our-model-un-conferences/
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International Classroom: Archaeology and Anthropology Experts

Source: Penn Museum Description: Penn Museum affiliated archaeologists and anthropologists host workshops for students in all grade levels through visuals, hands on activities, and interactive discussions about archaeology and anthropology, focusing on both the ancient past and relevant issues of today. Website: www.penn.museum/teachers-and-students/k-12-educators/international-classroom/overview
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International Classroom: World Culture Educators

Source: Penn Museum Description: The Penn Museum provides schools with workshops and speakers from around the globe who can teach students more about their cultures and homelands through intercultural dialogues, world language exercises, and multiple viewpoints about aspects of daily life. The diverse group of speaker workshops feature cultures from regions in Africa, Asia, North/Central/South America,…
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International Classroom: Cultural Performers

Source: Penn Museum Description: Local performing artists introduce cultural rituals, traditions, and stories from around the world. These workshops use a range of arts such as poetry, dance, and puppets to educate students about vibrant cultural traditions. Website: www.penn.museum/teachers-and-students/k-12-educators/international-classroom/overview
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Storyteller Denise Valentine

Source: Denise Valentine Description: Denise Valentine is a professional storyteller, historical performer, teaching folk artist and cultural arts consultant. Her storytelling performance illustrates the power of story to transcend differences between people, transform negativity and inspire hope. The storyteller delights audiences with traditional folktales from around the world flavored with colorful people, talking animals, humor,…
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Little Passport Subscription

Source: Little Passports: A Global Adventure Description: Little Passports is a monthly subscription of toys and activities that inspire children ages 3-12 to learn about the world. Website: www.littlepassports.com/how-it-works/
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Video: The Local-Global History of Philadelphia-The Kazakh Population

Source: Arcadia University Description: The Local-Global History of Philadelphia: The Kazakh Population focuses on the Kazakh population of North/Northeast Philadelphia using contextual research to support interviews with Kazakh immigrants or first-generation Kazakh-Americans who reside or have resided in Philadelphia, recording their oral histories about their experiences in Philadelphia. Interviewees discuss their identities in relation to…
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