Category: Curriculum

Global education resources and ideas for the classroom and beyond. Teach your students and children about the world through these lessons, books, stories, websites, and more!

A view of Paris from Notre Dame Cathedral.

6 Teacher Travel Grants for History and Social Studies Educators

Teacher travel grants for History and Social Studies educators: 6 funded global education programs, including trips to Europe to research WWI & WWII heroes.

/ October 20, 2018
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Tara Thomas at the Liberty Bell at the Freedoms Foundation Seminar.

Why Teacher Travel Grants Need Educators of Color, and 8 Ways Programs Can Foster Diversity

How can teacher travel grants be inclusive of educators of color? Why is diversity important? How programs can foster diversity, and tips for teachers applying.

/ October 13, 2018
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Waiting to fill water jugs in South Sudan.

Fundraising for Wells with Salva Dut from “A Long Walk to Water”

  A completed water well in South Sudan! One of the best books I’ve read with my middle school students is A Long Walk to Water. The book is based on the true story of Salva Dut, one of the “Lost Boys of Sudan” […]

/ August 17, 2018
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Pittsburgh from the North Shore River Trail.

The Expert Behind the Pittsburgh Blog, “Discover the Burgh”

Teaching others about your city is a beautiful kind of education! For Pittsburgh, PA, “Discover the Burgh” has become a great resource for those looking to visit Pittsburgh, as well as locals looking for the best things to do around the city.

/ April 23, 2018
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Free Educational Travel Videos by The Touring Teacher!

Laura Alice hiking around the Six Glaciers, Alberta, Canada. Teaching Traveling: Welcome to Laura Alice! Tell us about your background. Laura Alice: Hello! My name is Laura Alice, and I am a Primary School Teacher from Auckland, New Zealand. I […]

/ March 14, 2018
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A Cloud Forest in Costa Rica That’s Educational Gold: Santa Elena

Look at that cloud forest… Heard of Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve in Costa Rica? Though it’s near Monteverde, it is lesser-known and less crowded than the famed ecotourism rainforest in that town. Further, its entry fees support both environmental […]

/ February 27, 2018
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