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Being a teacher is one of the most important jobs in the world, and we’re here to help support you. Check out these amazing classroom resources put together by our educational specialists. Need help motivating your students? Want to get involved and take action? You’ll find everything from lesson plans on water scarcity around the world to amazing inspirational videos focusing on human rights violations and everything in between. If there is anything you are ever looking for, send us a message and we’d be more than happy to help you out and work with you to produce the very best resources available. Let’s partner together.

Global Education Resources

Resource Name Type Grades Description
Family Activities Activity Resource All

Family activities designed to help you and your children learn more about access to education.

Uganda Food Security & Education Educational Resource All

Presentation and resource for food, security and education for war affected families in Uganda.

GEAR: Rights & Responsibilities Activity Resource All

The activities in this section help students distinguish the difference between the things they want and the things they need.

GEAR: Water & Education Activity Resource 4 - 6

Various activities to further education around water, water resources and water scarcity.

Resource Name Type Grades Description
On the Road: First Person Story Lesson Plan 4 - 8

In this lesson students will learn the difference between needs and wants and that some needs are also basic human rights – something every person is entitled to in order to survive and live a fully-rounded life.

Understanding Disasters Unit Plan 4 - 6

Drought, famine and ongoing conflict threatens the lives of over 13 million people in the Horn of Africa. A disaster is often defined as a tragic, natural or man-made event that often happens suddenly, is out of control and results in significant damage, destruction, hardship and loss of life.

Famine in the Horn of Africa Activity 4 - 6

The following activities are designed to help students learn about contemporary disasters through an examination of the crisis in the Horn of Africa. Students will learn about drought, malnutrition, famine and displacement. They will be challenged to spread awareness of the crisis by creating photo essays.

Journey from Home Activity 4 - 6

This activity gives students a glimpse into the challenges and needs of those who must journey from home to find better living conditions.

Horn of Africa Glossary Glossary All

Glossary of terms

Resource Name Type Grades Description
Food Crisis Budget Simulation Exercise 9 - 12

In this exercise, students work in “family” groups to make household budgeting decisions in the face of increasing food prices and diminishing family income.

How Does The Food Crisis Impact Children? Activity Resource All

Activity resource focusing on understanding the importance of food and seeing the difference between what we have versus the rest of the world.

From Hunger to Harvest Presentation All

Presentation slide showing the transformation communities go through to secure a better future for themselves.

Beat Poverty Study Guide Study Guide 7 - 12

Educational resource supporting video “We’ve Got What it Takes”

A Hungry World – Understanding Global Food Crisis Educational Resource 9 - 12

A Hungry World provides background information, statistics, case studies, classroom activities, and action ideas for teaching about global food insecurity.

Resource Name Type Grades Description
India’s Working Children Speak Out Educational Resource 7 - 12

Through this resource, participants will: reflect on their rights & responsibilities, understand that children’s rights are preserved and protected by the UN CRC, assess ways citizens can voice opinions on civic and global matters and research the contributions that young people make to their communities.

A Second Chance: Sonam’s Story Presentation / Story All

Sonam’s story of her life in New Delhi, India.

Lesson 3: Proof of Identity Lesson Plan 4 - 6

Students will examine the importance of birth registration in upholding children’s rights to develop, participate and be protected.

Lesson 2: Celebrating Our Identities Lesson Plan 4 - 6

Students will examine how customs and activities shape identity.

Lesson 1: Who Are You? Lesson Plan 4 - 8

Working through the concept of identity and examining naming customs of various cultures and how they influence children’s identities.

Resource Name Type Grades Description
Transforming Lives Lesson Plan 9 - 12

Lessons for senior geography and civics courses. Supports the video Transforming Lives.

Transforming Lives Unit Plan 9 - 12

Unit plan supports the video Transforming Lives. Explores international development through the story of community empowerment and change in the Samuye region of Tanzania.

Transforming Lives Video 9 - 12

This 17 minute video explains international development by telling the story of community development in the Samuye region of Tanzania. Transforming Lives is a hopeful story of community empowerment and change, told by the people who are making it happen—the Tanzanians themselves. Click here to view video.

Transforming Lives Video 7 - 12

French version of the video Transforming Lives. This 17 minute video explains international development by telling the story of community development in the Samuye region of Tanzania. It is a hopeful story of community empowerment and change, told by the people who are making it happen—the Tanzanians themselves. Click here to view video.

Resource Name Type Grades Description
Working for Change: Active Global Citizenship Unit Plan 7 - 12

Globalization has created an increasingly interconnected world, yet the gap between rich and poor continues to grow. What is our role as citizens in this world? Blackline masters and assessment tools included. Lessons support Working for Change video.

Working for Change: Active Global Citizenship Video 7 - 12

This 17 minute video examines what it means to be a global citizen in a world where the gap between rich and poor is growing. Includes case studies from Colombia and Brazil. Supports Working for Change study guide. Click here to view video.

Resource Name Type Grades Description
Pigs & Pineapples Presentation / Story All

The story ‘Pigs & Pineapples’. How small gifts make a difference.

Photos From The Field Presentation All

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Photos From The Field Presentation All

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Photos From The Field Presentation All

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Photos From The Field Presentation All

Zambia Photos

Resource Name Type Grades Description
Young Stars: India’s Working Children Speak Out Christian Content Sr. Youth

An inspiring movement in Bangalore, India educates child labourers about their rights as citizens. For use with Young Stars video. For grades 7 – 12. Includes Christian lessons. Click here to view video

Young Stars: India’s Working Children Speak Out Unit Plan 7 - 12

In Bangalore, India thousands of children work in unsafe conditions, but a child-rights movement is growing. Learn about child labour, rights and the power of youth leadership. Lessons support Young Stars video. Click here to view video This 23-minute video tells the story of Akbar Ameerjhan, a young man speaking out about the rights of working children in Bangalore. Supports GEAR Rights and Responsibilities activities or the Young Stars study guide.

Les Jeunes Espoirs Unit Plan 7 - 12

French version of the Young Stars Unit Plan. In Bangalore, India, where thousands of children work in unsafe conditions, an inspiring child-rights movement is growing. Supports the video Les jeunes espoirs. Click here to view the video