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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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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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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SDG Tracker

Source: Global Change Data Lab Description: This SDG Tracker presents data across all available indicators from the Our World in Data database, using official statistics from the UN and other international organizations. It is a free, open-access publication that tracks global progress towards the SDGs and allows people around the world to hold their governments accountable to achieving…
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Lesson Plan: Amanda Gorman’s “The Hill We Climb”

Source: PBS Description: In this lesson, students examine the poetry of Amanda Gorman, who was chosen to read her poem “The Hill We Climb” at President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20, 2021. Gorman’s poem complemented Biden’s inaugural address and was written to reflect on “the history that we stand on, and the future that we stand…
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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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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…
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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…
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Resources for African American Genealogy

Source: American Ancestors Description: Researching African American ancestors can be challenging and often requires some creative searching methods. Many African Americans find it difficult to trace their family earlier than the 1870 United States Federal Census, the first federal census following emancipation and the first to record many former slaves by name. Locating records of slave ancestors…
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