A free Student to World online course from Global Nomads Group
Understand the cultural and historical significance of built structures, and explore a career that increases sustainability and justice.
Global Nomads Group leverages the power of storytelling to promote empathy and bring social issues to life through day-to-day realities. Read real, impactful, stories from youth participants around the world that reveal deep truths about global issues. Then youth can enhance the conversation by sharing their own stories with fellow Student to World users and participate in moderated live conversations.
Who Should Register
Classroom teachers and school administrators.
Group leaders & mentors
Afterschool programs and groups, faith-based organizations, scouting, clubs, etc.
Individual youth participants
Each Student to World course is a product of Global Nomads Group’s unique Content Creation Lab, a virtual internship program that brings together youth leaders from around the world. Working under the guidance of subject matter experts, these participants study, synthesize information, and create age-appropriate content for their peers.
Chief of Programs and Learning Sandra Stein, Ph.D., describes the Content Creation Lab process.
Experience this content through your choice of learning paths.
Includes written text, images, videos, and multimedia.
Content is available in a growing selection of languages.
The same content, but explained through video conversations.
Module 1: Everyday Architecture Around Me
Youth explore how architecture identifies a community and represents values, taking into account the concepts of belonging, sustainability, justice, and accessibility.
Module 2: Everyday Architecture Creates Culture
Youth compare and contrast the types of architectural infrastructure in different cultures and countries, examining the effects of architecture on society and culture.
Module 3: Everyday Sustainable Cities And Communities
Youth share and explore stories about the impact that architectural structures in their communities have on the environment, taking into account sustainable materials, energy efficiency, and inclusivity in design.
Module 4: Everyday Action Architecture
Youth design goals in order to further consider or pursue a career in the architecture field, keeping in mind justice and sustainability.
The Common Career Technical Core (CCTC)
Career Ready Practices
Architecture & Construction Career Cluster (AC)
Design/Pre-construction Career Pathway (AC-DES)
Maintenance/Operations Career Pathway (AC-MO)
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
CASEL Social and Emotional Learning
Asia Society Global Competencies
21st Century Skills