Foreign Policy Research Institute Primers

Source: Foreign Policy Research Institute Description: FPRI Primers provide general and student audiences with the background details of historic events, civic institutions, and important political organizations. The Primers include a five-minute animated video, a brief text written by an FPRI expert on the topic, and a lesson plan for teachers, which will help them to incorporate the…
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UShistory.org

Source: Independence Hall Association Description: The website educates the public about the Revolutionary and Colonial eras of American history, as well as Philadelphia generally through historical figure biographies, free textbooks and primary sources, and information about important landmarks in Philadelphia. Website: www.ushistory.org
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Philadelphia’s Guide: African American State Historical Markers

Source: The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection Description: A project of The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection and The William Penn Foundation, this book was published in 1992 and lists all of the African American historical markers in Philadelphia. The book contains information about the people, places, and events commemorated at at site, and includes maps…
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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 Read Webinar Series

Source: Global Read Webinar Series Description: These are words educators use to describe World View experiences. World View has provided high-quality global professional development for educators since 1998. We equip K-12 and community college teachers, administrators and staff with knowledge, best practices, and resources that prepare students to engage with our interconnected and diverse world. Website: https://worldview.unc.edu/2018-global-read-webinar-series/
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HMH Field Trips

Source: HMH Field Trips Description: As a Google® content partner, HMH®  has developed K-12 field trips for Google Expeditions. Using a virtual reality viewer-like Google Cardboard-and a smartphone, students are swept away into immersive virtual worlds where learning and engagement are maximized. These virtual fields trips are 3D, 360-degree panoramas from fascinating locations, and directly tied…
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CIS Abroad

Source: CIS Abroad Description: At CISabroad, we are UNAPOLOGETICALLY COMMITTED to giving ALL students the best value in study and intern abroad. We want out students to be as diverse as the countries they study in! When comparing programs, take into account all of our feature: affordability, support, cultural immersion, and academic relevance. You won’t find…
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PhillyFLAM French Programs

Source: PhillyFLAM Description: PhilaFLAM allows bilingual children to enrich their knowledge of the French language and culture. They offer French classes and exam tutoring for children ages 3-18; cultural activities that allow children to discover the history of Franco-American relations and the influence of French art, music, and culture in our region; football and basketball classes in…
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Capoeira

Source: Capoeira Description: Project Capoeira, Inc. is a 501 ©(3) nonprofit organization. The mission of Project Capoeira is to promote intercultural understanding and a sense of community through arts education and social outreach. The organization works to preserve, develop and share Capoeira, a Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, games, music, and dance. Project…
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WTS Philadelphia’s Transportation YOU Program

Source: WTS International- Philadelphia Chapter Description: Transportation YOU is a hands-on, interactive, mentoring program that offers young women ages 13-18 an introduction to a wide variety of transportation careers. Through the program, WTS chapters work to make a difference in the lives of young girls by offering programs and activities that will spark their interest in all…
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