Why Telling Children Stories May Be the Revolution We Need


The importance of more stories It has never been more important for children to learn stories. Here is why … Two girls across the world both grew up loving stories.  One grew up in Mount Lebanon, a suburb outside of Pittsburgh, PA, that was 99.8% white. The other grew up near a university campus in … Continue reading Why Telling Children Stories May Be the Revolution We Need

One Globe Kids lays the foundation for global citizenship education


One of the highlights of our 2019 was to meet so many like-minded people at the AFS conference in Montreal. And as we noticed at conferences before, One Globe Kids seemed to be the only global education program focussing on the roots of global citizenship: confidence in contact in young children. Having diverse friends is … Continue reading One Globe Kids lays the foundation for global citizenship education

Power of Storytelling in 2nd grade : A Classroom Case Study


A UN International School The United Nations International School in New York City has been educating children about ‘the world we share’ from 1947. The school was originally founded by UN employees looking for a more global education for their children. The school’s mission statement underlines the strong focus on everything “Globe Smart”: “Under the … Continue reading Power of Storytelling in 2nd grade : A Classroom Case Study

An Academics’ Choice Award for One Globe Kids


It’s GOLDEN! We are excited to announce that One Globe Kids has been honored with a 2016 Academics’™ Choice Smart Media Award, a prestigious seal of educational quality, reserved only for the best mind-building media and toys. You have probably seen these black/golden awards on toys and books, but they can also be earned by … Continue reading An Academics’ Choice Award for One Globe Kids

The Story Behind my TEDx Talk – Ideas Worth Spreading


“Over millions of years humans have learned to be wary of things that feel foreign, to back away rather than approach.  But in our globalized world, this is no longer a smart instinct.  World citizens of the future will be happier and more successful when they are Globe Smart.” That’s the summary of the 300-word … Continue reading The Story Behind my TEDx Talk – Ideas Worth Spreading