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Teaching the SDGs through Art: Goal #3

Developed in partnership with the Government of Canada, this toolkit of lesson plans and activities explores Sustainable Development Goal #3: Good Health and Wellbeing.

Teaching the SDGs through Art: Goal #5

Developed in partnership with the Government of Canada, this toolkit of lesson plans and activities explores Sustainable Development Goal #5: Gender Equality.

Teaching the SDGs through Art: Goal #6

Developed in partnership with the Government of Canada, this toolkit of lesson plans and activities explores Sustainable Development Goal #6: Clean Water and Sanitation.

Teaching the SDGs through Art: Goal #15

Developed in partnership with the Government of Canada, this toolkit of lesson plans and activities explores Sustainable Development Goal #15: Life on Land.

Link to the Virtual Voyage Education Package.Virtual Voyage Education Package

This educational package has been designed to assist teachers in bringing international topics and discussions into the classroom and to raise awareness of the work AKFC has been doing across the globe.

Videos and Discussion Prompts

A selection of videos with probes and prompts for discussions with your students.

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Teaching the SDGs through Art: Goal #3

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Teaching the SDGs through Art: Goal #5

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Teaching the SDGs through Art: Goal #6

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Teaching the SDGs through Art: Goal #15

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Virtual Voyage Education Package

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Virtual Voyage Family Activities Booklet

Videos and Discussion Prompts

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Inspiring Global Citizens – An Educator’s Guide

A Reading List for Global Citizens

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Bridges That Unite

An innovative teaching resource for Grades 5-8 on international development developed by Classroom Connections and Aga Khan Foundation Canada. Bridges That Unite is designed to support education about Canada and the world, global citizenship, democracy, and world geography, cultures, and economies. Through thought-provoking dialogue on global issues, resource inequality, and quality of life around the world, students are challenged to rethink typical assumptions about development and consider how they can effectively take action.

Citizen Kid Central

An online hub containing multimedia tools for children to explore global issues such as children’s rights, food security, access to safe and clean water, biodiversity, microfinance, and access to education and health care.

Development In A Box (ACGC) – GRADES 1 – 6

Filled with lesson plans on a variety of global issues, this resource is designed to help teachers incorporate global issues into classroom curriculum. Lessons are linked to curriculum objectives in the Alberta Program of Studies.

A Developing World Map

An easy-to-use map that shows the health, wealth, and education indicators for all the countries of the world, based on the United Nations Human Development Index. The online version of the map includes additional interactive features and links to a series of 13 bilingual lesson plans to help teachers make use of the map in the classroom.

Development In A Box (ACGC) – GRADES 1 – 6

Filled with lesson plans on a variety of global issues, this resource is designed to help teachers incorporate global issues into classroom curriculum. Lessons are linked to curriculum objectives in the Alberta Program of Studies.

Development In A Box (ACGC) – GRADES 7 – 12

Filled with lesson plans on a variety of global issues, this resource is designed to help teachers incorporate global issues into classroom curriculum. Lessons are linked to curriculum objectives in the Alberta Program of Studies.

Global Citizen

An online platform containing articles, videos, and other resources on global citizenship and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) designed with youth and students in mind.

Global Hive: Tools for engaging global citizens

A global citizenship hub that includes tools, checklists, best practices, and resources for incorporating global citizenship into the classroom and community.

SCIC’s Global Citizenship Education Resource Collection

A collection of curated virtual educational resources all about the Sustainable Development Goals to help students continue to be engaged global citizens. The resources vary widely from printable board games to learning modules, curriculum guides, Kahoot! activities, book lists and more!

A Developing World Map

An easy-to-use map that shows the health, wealth, and education indicators for all the countries of the world, based on the United Nations Human Development Index. The online version of the map includes additional interactive features and links to a series of 13 bilingual lesson plans to help teachers make use of the map in the classroom.

Development In A Box (ACGC) – GRADES 7 – 12

Filled with lesson plans on a variety of global issues, this resource is designed to help teachers incorporate global issues into classroom curriculum. Lessons are linked to curriculum objectives in the Alberta Program of Studies.

Educonnexion

Educonnexion is an education program on responsible global citizenship. It brings together people who want to teach, learn and act as responsible global citizens, focusing on the causes of problems and their solutions. Educonnexion offers a variety of workshops for youth and educators, encompassing topics such as the food crisis, globalization, colonization, inequality, and citizen advocacy.

Global Citizen

An online platform containing articles, videos, and other resources on global citizenship and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) designed with youth and students in mind.

Global Hive: Tools for engaging global citizens

A global citizenship hub that includes tools, checklists, best practices, and resources for incorporating global citizenship into the classroom and community.

SCIC’s Global Citizenship Education Resource Collection

A collection of curated virtual educational resources all about the Sustainable Development Goals to help students continue to be engaged global citizens. The resources vary widely from printable board games to learning modules, curriculum guides, Kahoot! activities, book lists and more!

CAWST Wavemakers

CAWST (Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology) provides technical training and consulting and acts as a centre of expertise in water and sanitation in developing countries. CAWST’s Youth Wavemakers is a unique program dedicated to youth. Wavemakers informs, engages, encourages action, and celebrates the impact that youth are having on local and global water issues. CAWST Wavemakers offers a wide range of resources for educators including lesson plans, videos, activities, and games.

Equitas’ human rights education tools for children and youth

Equitas offers human rights education tools for children and youth to promote human rights, non-discrimination, and peaceful conflict resolution.

Global Citizenship Summer Institute 2014 (Video playlist)

Learning for a sustainable future

A resource that contains links to professional development workshops, tools and handbooks, and classroom resources to help teachers enrich their students’ education through active, experiential, and interdisciplinary learning.

Resources 4 Rethinking

Resources in the R for R database can be filtered based on several search criteria including language (English or French) and grade level (K-12). The database matches its resources to various subjects such as Aboriginal studies, math, science, arts, business, history, geography, and civics. The resources can also be filtered based on specific Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The database links each resource to curricula across Canada, down to specific curricular strands and requirements.

TakingITGlobal for educators

A database of curriculum-linked teaching resources and online learning spaces packed with a wide variety of content that addresses a range of important issues.

UNICEF Global Classroom

A suite of resources to support and expand teaching and learning on global citizenship through the lens of children’s rights.

Virtual Engagement Resource Centre for All

An online hub from Global Affairs Canada for resources on international development and global citizenship, including links to internship opportunities, fun games, curriculum resources, maps, and more.

World’s Largest Lesson

An online hub containing lesson plans, videos, and other creative resources on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.