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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SDG Students Program

Source: SDG Students Program Description: If we are to create a sustainable world for future generations, we need young people to be active participants, not merely spectators, in addressing pressing global challenges. This begins by ensuring that young people from all walks of life have knowledge of the SDGs, have opportunities to engage with the goals they…
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Student Resources for Sustainable Development Goals

Source: United Nations Description: It’s important to start learning about sustainable development from an early age. The materials available on this page are for adults and youth alike – a fun and engaging way to learn about the Sustainable Development Goals and what you can do to take action to make them a reality. Please download 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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Every Kid in a Park World Heritage Classroom Activity

Source: National Park Service Description: Across the globe, it is a high honor to have a heritage site recognized as a World Heritage Site. In addition, in many cases, tourists will visit a site just because it has become a World Heritage Site. This in turn, creates jobs and revenue for the communities where these sites are located .In order to be selected…
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Teachers Sustainable Development Goal Resources

Source: TeachSDGs Description: Through TeachSDGs, resources are readily available in the form of videos, global projects, social media, and teacher connections in order to teach and spread awareness about sustainable development goals. To help reach their goal of actively supporting and enhancing the work of the United Nations’ efforts within K-12 classrooms, the TeachSDGs organization contributes to the…
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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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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…
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