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Student to World: Global Hunger

by  Global Nomads Group

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Student to World is an online course where youth learn about global issues from articles, videos, and stories created by students from around the world. The program explores a theme from a local to global perspective, culminating with an action plan. Currently, the following themes are available: Global Hunger, Art in Action, Ocean Health, and Pandemic, Overcoming Bia, Mental Health, Sports, Women's Rights and Human Rights.


Student to World: Global Hunger explores how people produce, consume and waste food. youth investigate their community's relationship to global hunger through activities, curated media resources, and stories by youth from around the world.

REGISTER HERE: https://gng.org/student-to-world/#register

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $0.00
By Request Premium: $0.00

FREE!



Length

6-8 hours


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

One class= 1-30 students; There is no maximum number of classes that can be enrolled


Primary Disciplines

Family & Consumer Science, International, Problem Solving, Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Canvas LMS



Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

GNG has a strong commitment to providing each and every student the opportunity to develop the global competency skills needed to be successful in our world regardless of a school's ability to pay. Our Student to World program is available to all youth participants and their educators/facilitators for FREE.

Should you need to pause or stop programming, we ask that you reach out to our dedicated staff who can support in amending your program schedule and providing alternative implementation options.

About This Provider

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Global Nomads Group

New York, NY
United States

Founded in 1998, the Global Nomads Group (GNG) is a non-profit organization dedicated to heightening children's understanding and appreciation for the world and its people. Global Nomads Group programs focus on storytelling, an interdisciplinary and powerful vehicle for young people to build empathy, global awareness, and action oriented skills. By exchanging their personal stories with one another, youth reflect on their families, cultures, communities, and contexts and allow them to make global issues personal, relevant, and actionable.

Contact:
Jennifer Hawkins
jennifer@gng.org
+1 (917) 810-3885

Program Details

Format

Student to World: Global Hunger explores humanity's relationship to global hunger over the course of 4 modules.

Module 1 #Everyday Breakfast: Teens explore and share stories about the interconnectivity of their breakfasts.

Module 2 #Everyday Local Food Rituals: Teens explore and share stories around food rituals that they practice with their friends or family.

Module 3 #Everyday Global Hunger: Teens explore and share stories around food waste or loss in their community

Module 4 #Everyday Action: Teens plan for local actions that can achieve positive global impact.

Objectives

-Examine the origins of the food you eat
-Understand the concept of global mutuality
-Explore your food rituals and the aspects that make them
meaningful
-Imagine food rituals impacted by climate change
-Consider the impact of climate change
on global environments
-Explore the root causes of food waste and food loss in your life
-Set a goal to reduce food waste and loss
-Know how stories help connect us to one another

Outcomes

A Student to World participant will:
1. Harness the power of their voice
2. Engage with difference
3. Experience deep empathy
4. Develop global awareness
5. Explore topics relevant and meaningful to their life

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Our program is aligned with the following standards:

-Asia Society Global Competencies

-CASEL’s Social & Emotional Learning

-United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

-English Language Proficiency

-English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

-Next Generation Science Standards