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Wednesday, July 18 • 10:20am - 11:25am
TeachUNICEF: Fostering Global Citizenship through Online Resources

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Armed Conflict. Gender Equality. Water and Sanitation. Children in an ever-increasing globalized world need to understand interconnectedness, respect and value diversity, have the ability to challenge injustice and take action in personally meaningful ways. Through TeachUNICEF’s free online interdisciplinary resources, educators can foster global citizenship in the classroom and explore critical global issues.

Attendees will learn:
• The importance of global education in the classroom
• Understand what is global citizenship and components of global competency
• How to utilize TeachUNICEF’s web resources
• Take action! TeachUNICEF and service learning


Useful links for this presentation:
http://www.teachUNICEF.org
http://www.theoneminutesjr.org/?thisarticle=571
http://www.unicef.org/photoessays/index-pe_29913.html


Speakers
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Leigh Forbush

About Leigh Forbush | Global Citizenship Fellow, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Boston, MA |   | Leigh Forbush is a Global Citizenship Fellow at the U.S. Fund for UNICEF where she works as a community mobilizer, bringing together schools, universities, volunteers and community organizations to unite in service of children around the world. Before her work with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Leigh was a Community Health Volunteer in the Dominican... Read More →


Wednesday July 18, 2012 10:20am - 11:25am
Berkeley - 2nd Floor

Attendees (25)