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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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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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…
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Cultural Heritage and Diversity Lessons

Source: Promotion of Cultural Diversity (PCDK) Description: A handbook for teachers about cultural heritage and cultural diversity lessons, for students grades 3-9. The Council of Europe has long been committed to the idea that education is a fundamental means to help ensure positive social, cultural and economic development, and will continue to support PCDK in monitoring and implementing…
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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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Teaching Module: World Heritage Convention

Source: UNESCO Description: The World Heritage Convention is an international agreement between the member states of the United Nations. The aim of the Convention is “to identify, protect, preserve, present and transmit to future generations cultural and natural heritage of outstanding universal value” (UNESCO World Heritage Convention, Article 4). Accordingly, the international document defines what is meant…
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Teachers Guide to World Heritage

Source: Smithsonian Description: Protection, Prosperity, and Preservation: Stories of World Heritage Teacher Guides introduce world heritage and multi-cultural understanding in the classroom and the school. The guides provide teachers with curriculum-based, multi-disciplinary lessons based on the National Curriculum Standards. Lesson plans provide guidelines for exploring world heritage and multi-culturalism, environment and conservation, civic ideals and practices, and…
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World’s Largest Lesson

Source: World’s Largest Lesson Description: We promote use of the Sustainable Development Goals in learning so that children can contribute to a better future for all. From citizenship and justice to climate change and the environment, inspire children to make a difference! This website offers fun activities and materials for all educators and settings – from schools, clubs…
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The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Source: The Global Goals Description: In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals (officially known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). It’s now five years on, and we have more work than ever to do. These goals have the power to create a better world by 2030, by ending poverty, fighting inequality and addressing the…
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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…
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