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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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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Scottish Highland Bagpipes

Source: Kenneth G. Annand Description: Kenneth G. Annand is a Philadelphia area musician specializing in Scottish Highland Bagpipes. He is available for performances (birthdays, weddings, funerals, etc.). Contact Info: Kevin G. Annand at 484-802-8545
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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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Green Schools Program

Source: RecycleBank Description:  Recyclebank partners with cities and brands to reward residents for helping to make their communities cleaner, greener places. During the school year, students will propose a green project designed to improve their school or community.After we’ve selected the Top 50 plans, members can donate their points to help make their dreams a reality.…
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Global Competence Aptitude Assessment

Source: Global Competence Aptitude Assessment Description: Global Competence Associates, LLC are the leaders in the original worldwide consensus research on global competence since 1999. Our rigorous research is foundational to our portfolio of supportive services such as assessment, training, certification, and consultation. We are the creators of the Global Competence Aptitude Assessment (GCAA)®, which objectively measures the…
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