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Don't Miss Our 6th Annual Global Read Dec. 2

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Global Understanding in Action: Human Rights, Educational Access & Gender Equity

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How can we engage students around global topics in meaningful ways that encourage them to become change-makers? Join us as we explore critical global topics through the lens of social action. Read More


Teaching About Natural Disasters: Knowledge & Action for a Global Concern

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With an emphasis on recent natural disasters in Haiti, Japan, and Nepal, this workshop brings scholars, activists, and teachers together to consider how to teach about traumatic events across grade levels. Read More



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