GNG WEBCAST SERIES

Our webcasts are designed for classrooms and individuals to join conversations on some of today's most pressing issues with a global perspective. The best part is that we are able to record these conversations which allows you to take advantage of these incredible opportunities. Whether you are building off already existing lesson plans, creating a new unit, or ready to learn something new our webcasts are a great place to start! 

 

GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP AND THE 2016 US ELECTION 

How does the 2016 US Election impact my life as a young person?

The 2016 US Presidential Election has been making dramatic headlines around the world. While elections are always important and often contentious, many feel that this election has been unprecedented in the extreme rhetoric and deep polarization of the political parties. Around the country and the world, people believe that the outcome of this election will shape the future of our individual lives, the United States as a country, and the rest of the world. 

* We suggest doing curricular activities prior to watching each broadcast. 

HEALING CLASSROOM 

This live webcast features Syrian students and educators who are part of the International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) Healing Classrooms program. They met with American students who participated in the Healing Classrooms Challenge. Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, an Emmy-nominated journalist and Correspondent/Producer for VICE on HBO, will moderate the conversation. Watch and hear firsthand the impact of the Syrian crisis on these young people. 

 

REIMAGINE: SYRIA

South Los Angeles, U.S. students from View Park Preparatory Charter High School were immersed in a virtual reality recreation of a bombing and its aftermath in Aleppo, Syria to understand the realities of the Syrian crisis, at Dr. Nonny de la Peña’s lab at University of Southern California. Then, they directly connected with Syrian refugee youth at a Save the Children community center in Amman, Jordan, in a live broadcast on April 14th, 2015. They discussed the impact of conflict on their daily lives and explore how they can take action locally and globally. 

WATER ACCESS WEBCAST

Young people in Tanzania impacted by the water crisis share their stories and inspire students around the world to take action. See how clean water changes a village - live from Ngara, Tanzania! The Students Rebuild Water Challenge, a partnership with Bezos Family Foundation, charity: water, and Global Nomads Group, allowed classrooms and young people to bring clean, safe drinking water to those who need it most.

 
 

WASTED: DON'T TRASH THE EARTH

Everyday we throw away trash without a second thought. In 2012, the World Bank published a report finding that each person worldwide generates an average of 2.65 lbs/ 1.2 kg of trash per day. This adds up to .75 billion tons per year. Where does that trash go once you throw it away? That answer is not as simple as you may think… 


Join us, and find out!

PUSHED TOO FAR

Bullying is a widespread problem among students and communities throughout the world that can lead to increased fighting and violent futures for both the victims and bullies themselves. How can youth change these statistics and contribute to a positive school environment.

 
 

A GLOBAL CONVERSATION ON GUN VIOLENCE

Students from the United States, Jordan, Pakistan, and Somalia discuss the how gun violence impacted their lives on the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting. Students explore how we can combat gun violence in our local and global communities.