What did you learn this week? Let us know in the comments or at firstname.lastname@example.org. This week, we learned … … the World Nomad Games are SPECTACULAR. The World Nomad Games are being held at Lake Issyk-Kul. Find the lake on our map of Kyrgyzstan! Take a look at some of the sporting events at the World Nomad Games. What sports most intrigue you? One … Continue reading 11 Things We Learned this Week
UNITED STATES The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents has dropped to the lowest level since 1982. (TIME) A family is a group of people related by the ties of blood, marriage, or adoption—learn more with our easy-to-read encyclopedic entry. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including a link to today’s MapMaker Interactive map. Discussion Ideas Take a look … Continue reading Foreign Adoptions by Americans Hit Low Mark
WORLD Women have moved from sidelines to front line in effort to rid Mozambique of land mines. (Nat Geo News) Use our resources to better understand why land mines remain a fatal legacy of many conflicts. Teachers, scroll down for a short list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. DISCUSSION IDEAS Read our short article on the International Day of Mine Awareness, as well … Continue reading Mine-Clearing is Women’s Work
WORLD Two champions of children have won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi were honored “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” (New York Times) Use our resources to learn more about other Nobel Prize winners. Teachers: Scroll all the way down for a short list of key … Continue reading Who is Malala?
We know that the end of the school year doesn’t mean the end of educating! Check out IDEAS, our newest tool to help you plan activities, projects and lessons. With IDEAS, you’ll find everything you’ll need, from citizen science projects, to arts and crafts, to family travel. Are you teaching a summer course? Check out these IDEAS to inspire your students to improve their school. … Continue reading What’s the big IDEA? New Tools To Help You Plan For Summer