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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Middle East Center K-12 Teaching Ambassador Fellowship

Source: Middle East Center: University of Pennsylvania Description: The responsibilities of a Middle East Center Teaching Ambassador, are a K-12 teacher in Philadelphia who will promote events and opportunities from the Middle East Center to the K-12 community, teach a course using the provided online subscription module, and provide feedback on how the Middle East…
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Middle East Lesson Plans

Source: Middle East Center: University of Pennsylvania Description: The Middle East Center offers free teaching modules and educational resources for K-12 educators on various topics related to the Middle East. Website: www.sas.upenn.edu/mec/resources/library
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NaTakallam Virtual Guest Speaker

Source: NaTakallam Description: A virtual guest speaker session invites a NaTakallam conversation partner to video conference into classrooms for conversation, Q&A, and discussion of the impact that displacement has had on their lives. Each session includes a brief curriculum with suggested preparation and reflection activities. This program, suitable for students of any age, can be…
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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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Global Citizen Fellowship for Philadelphia Area Teachers

Source: Middle East Center, Tellal Institute, GEMS Education Description: An immersive language and teaching workshop in Dubai open to Philadelphia area teachers. The fellows will develop a weekly Global Citizenship program for their own classrooms, coordinate with a partner class and teacher in the United Arab Emirates. The fellowship will culminate in 12 hours of…
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