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 in Childhood Education Innovations magazine


One Globe Kids was featured by Childhood Education International in their Childhood Education Innovations magazine, Volume 96 Issue 1. Download the PDF here: Friends Around the World: One Globe Kids. Subscribe to the entire magazine (with tons of new ideas and innovations from schools around the world) on their website. Ready to travel the world with … Continue reading One Globe Kids in Childhood Education Innovations magazine

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

Why I support Globe Smart Kids – Philip Avery, Dir. of Education


Valuable Academic, Educational and Tech partnerships As Director of Education for a small group of schools in the UK I’m drawn to excellent educational ideas that can involve my students. Linking our student expeditions to Mongolia and Kyrgyzstan in summer 2017 to the work of One Globe Kids by having students create new stories for … Continue reading Why I support Globe Smart Kids – Philip Avery, Dir. of Education

Research finds One Globe Kids impacts intercultural competence


New research shows that One Globe Kids can transform how children perceive and interact with the diverse world around them. With support of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, researchers from the University of Kent found how the One Globe Kids program increases intercultural competence in the primary years. Students in the UK participated in … Continue reading Research finds One Globe Kids impacts intercultural competence

Why I support Globe Smart Kids – Chipo Nyambuya, Board Director


Globe Smart Kids helps turn my emotions into action I always tell people I was third culture before third culture was a thing. My mother is from Liberia, my father is from Zimbabwe, and I was born in the United States. I’ve grown up in Liberia and Ohio. Other than having identity issues and embodying … Continue reading Why I support Globe Smart Kids – Chipo Nyambuya, Board Director

Diverse friendships are good for kids (and require confidence!) – Part 1/2


All of us belong to different groups – social, ethnic, racial, economic, religious, etc. Yet often, many, or most, of our close friends are members of our same groups. Growing up, every child I knew I was white and certainly all of my close friends. But it doesn’t need to be like that for my children. … Continue reading Diverse friendships are good for kids (and require confidence!) – Part 1/2