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Global Awareness

Using 21st century skills to understand and address global issues; understanding  other nations and cultures, including the use of non-English languages; learning from and working collaboratively with individuals representing diverse cultures, religions and lifestyles.

Feb 15, 2021

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Grants to Help Students Think Critically and Solve Problems

The NEA Foundation’s Student Success grants fund projects that will stimulate students’ curiosity and help them become successful global citizens who are critical thinkers and problem solvers.

Jan 15, 2021

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Analyzing Propaganda Techniques Used to Disrupt Democracy Worldwide

PBS affiliate WETA has made available a list of propaganda techniques that make false connections (such as the techniques of “transfer” and “testimonial”), or constitute special appeals (such as “bandwagon” and “fear”), or are types of logical fallacy (for example, “unwarranted extrapolation”).

Nov 02, 2020

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Letter-Writing Contest for Global Change

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, in Washington, DC, invites students around the world to enter the 2020 Local Letters for Global Change contest. Students can make their voice heard this election season by writing a letter to a local elected representative that explains the global issue they want their local official to prioritize.

Oct 15, 2020

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Competition Encouraging Entrepreneurial Problem Solving

Sponsored by the Conrad Foundation, the Conrad Challenge is a multiphase innovation and entrepreneurship competition that encourages young adults to participate in designing the future through purpose-driven education. Each year, teams of two to five students, aged 13–18, from around the world create products or services to address some of the most pressing global and local challenges.

Oct 15, 2020

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STEM Education Summit in a COVID-19 World

The impact of COVID-19—on education, health, the workforce, and the economy—has made clear that young people need skills that enable them to think critically, creatively, and globally—to solve problems, create new jobs, and address issues never seen before.

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