Educator Resources

Educator Resources

Library of Congress - Using Primary Sources - Teacher Resource Page
Library of Congress - Teaching with Primary Sources Program

Fall 2015 - World's Largest Lesson
Tools for Teaching about the Sustainable Development Goals. Includes Lesson Plans, Comic, and Film.

Educator Guide:
2.6 MB

Introducing the Goals in 60 Minutes:
976.8 KB

Link to film -

A Healthy Start - The Importance of Health
5.9 MB

An Energy Project for the Sustainable Development Goals
1.0 MB

Children's Education - Why are So Many Children Not in School
1.2 MB

Clean Water for All
2.5 MB

Climate Change
2.1 MB

Comic: Chakra The Invincible - a Comic for Gender Equality
7.7 MB

Comic: Heroes for Change
5.4 MB

Energy and the Sustainable Development Goals
4.0 MB

Everyone Wins When Girls Stay in School
1.4 MB

Impact of Pollution on our Planet
8.2 MB

Mission: Gender Equality
1.8 MB

Power of Peace:
1.2 MB

Sustainable Living:
1.1 MB

Working Together to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
8.5 MB

Fall 2014 -
Teaching Guide on ISIS Developed by Choices at Brown University
ISIS A New Threat - Teaching with the News.docx
18.7 KB

Spring 2014 -
Teaching Guide on Boko Haram Developed by the African Studies Center at Boston University. 
4.2 MB

Greater Philadelphia Global Education Network
website  - The Global Education Network is a tool and gathering place for teachers and schools in the greater Philadelphia region who are seeking to educate their students about the world. It provides global education resources and connections so that teachers can begin, deepen, and enrich a global education program for their students. It features those resources that are local to Philadelphia—such as upcoming lectures, programs, exhibits and the like—as well as resources from around the world that can be of use in your classroom and opportunities for you and your students.
Upcoming Events

From Independence to Interdependence - American History Summer Camp
July 24 – July 28, 2017

Select Global and Educational Events:

World Heritage Sites and Cities Tour of India and Nepal
Aug 1 - Aug 16, 2017
K-12 Teacher Professional Development
Middle East: Crossroads of Culture
at UPenn Middle East Center
August 24, 2017
World's Largest Lesson 2017 - SDGs
September 18, 2017

International Day for Peace 2017
Thurs, Sept 21, 2017

GEM Highlights
Good News Agency
Learn about Positive Efforts Around the World and be Inspired

Lesson Plans on the Sustainable Development Goals -
World's Largest Lesson

Lesson Plans and Resources for Teaching Primary Sources with the Library of Congress
Effects of Armed Conflict on Children

New Distance Learning Program
Live from Ukraine