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…
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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…
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Lesson Plan: Teaching about the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Source: TROP ICSU Description: This lesson plan will allow you to introduce the SDGs to your students, stress on their socio-economic importance and enable discussions on the efforts taken by governmental and non-governmental agencies of their nations towards achieving these goals. This lesson plan will also draw attention to how climate change may affect the efforts towards…
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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…
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GCED Teacher’s Guidebook Bridging Global Citizenship and World Heritage

Source: Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) Description: APCEIU, in collaboration with Arts-ED Penang, a non-profit organization for art and culture education, has published a Global Citizenship Education(GCED) Teacher’s Guidebook Bridging Global Citizenship and World Heritage. This guidebook was developed as a project of GCED Material Development on World Heritage, in order to promote awareness…
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Sustainable Development Goals – Resources for Educators

Source: UNESCO Description: Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is a key element of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Its aims form one of the targets of the Sustainable Development Goal on education SDG 4.7 and it is considered a driver for the achievements of all 17 SDGs. ESD empowers everyone to make informed decisions in favour of environmental integrity, economic…
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The Sustainable Development Goals: A Guide for Teachers

Source: Oxfam Digital Repository Description: If you made a list of goals to make our world a better place, what would be on it? Ending poverty? Tackling climate change and environmental degradation? Achieving gender equality? What would be your priorities and why? The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of ambitious and urgent goals and targets…
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Lesson Plan: Historical and Cultural Heritage Sites Film Project

Source: Guampedia Description: This lesson was written by Dr. James Perez Viernes, the Outreach Director and Associate Professor of the Center for Pacific Islands Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. It was edited by the Guampedia editorial staff. This lesson is one in a series that brings the important stories of historic places into classrooms across…
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World Heritage Sites in Australia

Source: TeacherVision Description: Develop geography skills and cultural knowledge of Australia with this activity about World Heritage Sites. Children will research and map seventeen World Heritage sites in Australia, including the Great Barrier Reef and the Sydney Opera House. Website: https://www.teachervision.com/world-heritage-sites/world-heritage-sites-australia
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SDG Academy

Source: SDGAcademy Description: The SDG Academy is the flagship education platform of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the United Nations. We create and curate free, open educational resources on sustainable development and offer them as a global public good. On the courses webpage, one can pick from many free educational resources from the…
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