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World Links: Iranian Candidate Ready for Nuclear Talks, Sri Lankan Military Shelling Linked to 20,000 Civilian Deaths

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

May 29th, 2009 | Comments

Trading Up: Bringing Ethiopia’s Economy Into The 21st Century: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will learn about the efforts of Ethiopian reformers to create a modern agricultural commodities exchange in an economic environment historically dominated by inefficient tradition and government corruption. Contained within are lesson activities and video segments which may be used on their own or in conjunction with the lesson.

May 29th, 2009 | Comments

Trading Up: Bringing Ethiopia’s Economy Into The 21st Century: Video Segments




May 29th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: U.S. May Expand Embassy in Pakistan, Conservative MPs Step Down as U.K. Expense Scandal Widens

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

May 28th, 2009 | Comments

Making a Difference in the Midst of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Lesson Overview

Using segments from Heart of Jenin, this lesson explores the history and complexity of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and examines the roles individuals and organizations can play in promoting understanding and peace. Contained within are lesson activities and video segments which may be used alone or in conjunction with the lesson.

May 28th, 2009 | Comments

Making a Difference in the Midst of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Video Segments




May 28th, 2009 | Comments

Making a Difference in the Midst of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Lesson Activities




May 28th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Bomb Blast in Pakistan’s Cultural Capital, Mexico Arrests Officials with Ties to Drug Trade

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

May 27th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Burmese Pro-Democracy Leader Testifies, U.N. to Investigate Both Sides in Sri Lanka Conflict

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

May 26th, 2009 | Comments

Seeking a Home Away from Home: Exploring the Plight of Refugees from Iraq and Beyond: Lesson Overview

Using segments from the PBS program Iraqi Exodus, students learn about refugees in Iraq and beyond, as well as the challenges refugees face and laws that have been passed to protect them. Contained within are lesson activities as well as video segments which may be used on their own or in conjunction with the lesson.

May 26th, 2009 | Comments

Seeking a Home Away from Home: Exploring the Plight of Refugees from Iraq and Beyond: Video Segments




May 26th, 2009 | Comments

Seeking a Home Away from Home: Exploring the Plight of Refugees from Iraq and Beyond: Lesson Activities

Using segments from the PBS program: Wide Angle: Iraqi Exodus, students learn about refugees in Iraq and beyond, as well as the challenges refugees face and laws that have been passed to protect them.

May 26th, 2009 | Comments

A Tale of Two Heavens: Escaping North Korea: Lesson Activities




May 26th, 2009 | Comments

Trading Up: Bringing Ethiopia’s Economy Into The 21st Century: Lesson Activities




May 25th, 2009 | Comments

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