A free Student to World online course from Global Nomads Group
Learn how people form biases, how they can overcome them, and how they can help others do the same.
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 Book Covers
Youth explore and share stories about a time they made an assumption about someone based on information they chose to focus on, that they later realized was wrong.
Module 2: Everyday Local Contact
Youth explore and share stories about a specific moment where something they learned challenged their bias about someone who is different from them.
Module 3: Everyday Global Community
Youth explore and share stories about a news article or social media post about another country. Students write a script of an imagined conversation with someone from another country.
Module 4: Everyday Action
Youth write action plans to interrupt bias in themselves and others.
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals