Seeing Philadelphia’s NHL’s…on your own, virtually!

Source: Global Philadelphia Association Description: This is an educator’s planning guide to create student use of Philadelphia’s National Historic Landmarks. This guide suggests a way for students (grades 6-12) to integrate historical information about Philadelphia’s history with specific NHLs, and then develop a virtual field trip for others to discover and enjoy through a “visit” to these…
Read More

Teaching Sustainable Development Goals

Source: Classtime Blog Description: In the last few years it’s clear that issues like climate change, plastic waste management, increasing migration, and other major issues are growing global concerns. For the last two years students have become highly active in protesting and finding solutions to both national and global issues. In March 2018, students led March for…
Read More

Sustainable Foundations (Teacher’s Guide)

Source: Manitoba Council for International Cooperation Description: This guide is designed for educators or anyone who would like to teach young people about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The Sustainable Development Goals — also known as the SDGs or the Global Goals —cover a wide range of sustainability issues; highlighting local, national and international priority areas…
Read More

Heritage Storytime Ep3: Color your City with Caleb and Olivia

Heritage Storytime: Heritage Storytime is a series of monthly storytime episodes presented by Global Philadelphia Association. For more info and to watch other episodes, visit our STORIES page. Episode Description: Join coloring book characters Caleb and Olivia for this special interactive episode of Heritage Storytime! Marilyn Russell of WOGL FM will be reading the Philadelphia…
Read More

Heritage Storytime Ep2: Philly has a Dream for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Heritage Storytime: Heritage Storytime is a series of monthly storytime episodes presented by Global Philadelphia Association. For more info and to watch other episodes, visit our STORIES page. Episode Description: Join us for the second episode of Heritage Storytime, where we’ll hear Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s inspiring “I Have a Dream” speech, read from a…
Read More

Heritage Storytime Ep1: Oney Judge’s Daring Escape from Slavery

Heritage Storytime: Heritage Storytime is a series of monthly storytime episodes presented by Global Philadelphia Association. For more info and to watch other episodes, visit our STORIES page. Episode Description: Join us for our first virtual Heritage Storytime episode! We’ll be at the African American Museum in Philadelphia reading the book “My Name Is Oney Judge” by local…
Read More

Heritage Storytime

Source: Global Philadelphia Association What is Heritage Storytime? Heritage Storytime (HS) is a series of monthly storytime episodes presented virtually for children. Each HS episode will focus on a heritage-related theme and will feature a children’s book read-along as well as complementary learning materials and activities. HS nurtures our desire to tell stories about our…
Read More

Philadelphia Timeline

Source: Philadelphia History Description: Did you know that in 1800, not L.A., not New York, but Philadelphia was our largest city, a distinction it held until 1830? The top five were Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Boston, and Charleston, S.C. But we defy anyone to name the sixth largest American town in 1800. It was Northern Liberties, now…
Read More

A Critical Introduction to Global Thinking, Interdependence, and Skill-Building

Source: Interdependence Description: Activists and scholars who are co-creating a world more in accord with justice employ different lenses when they look at the world. This module introduces you to lenses that consider our location through personal identity, local particularities, and global and historical structures. Thinking through critical questions with a global lens and an identity that…
Read More

25 Philadelphia Virtual Tours: Explore the City of Brotherly Love

Source: Scholastica Travel Inc. Description: Scholastica Travel Inc is a family-owned and operated group travel business and retail travel agency. Since our founding in 1980, we have specialized in school travel planning services nationwide. We have witnessed first-hand the power of travel to catalyze personal growth, promote lifelong learning, and create lasting memories. Our caring team of…
Read More