Student to World: Sports

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: Sports teaches about the meaning of sports in local communities, the opportunities and costs of participating in sports, and how racism, classism, sexism and ableism play into people's experiences of sports in a global context. With unique features including personal video testimonials and tips for taking concrete action, this program is of interest to everyone concerned with how sports shape our lives, cultures, and opportunities, whether as athletes, spectators, or unengaged with sports.

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~6-8 hours of content

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Homeschool/Family , Learning Pod

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Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education, International, Reading, Social and Emotional Learning( SEL), Writing

Program Delivery Mode

Canvas LMS

Booking Information

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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.

Jennifer Hawkins
+1 (917) 810-3885

Program Details


Student to World: Sports is explored through 4 modules.

Module1 #EverydayBestSelf: Teens explore and share stories about the relationship between sports and achieving our best selves.

Module 2 #EverydayLocalAdrenaline: Teens explore and share stories about the societal values reflected in sports how their community embrace, celebrate, or react to sports and how that impacts their own relationship to sports.

Module 3 #EverydayGlobalCompetition: Teens explore and share stories about the positive social movements that have been advanced globally in the world of sports and how sports can be further used as a platform for justice.

Module 4 #EverydayAction: Teens explore and design action plans on how they can help create a sports culture that is more inclusive and just.


-Examine your personal relationship with sports and athletics
-Understand the positive and negative impacts that sports can have on individuals around the world
-Explore sports as a microsom of society
-Reflect on the ways that some groups of people are excluded from sports
-Consider the role of gender, race, and ability/disability status in sports
-Explore the expectations placed on student athletes
-Set a goal to support inclusive sports
-Know how stories help connect us to one another.

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