Participate is a learning company that does a ton to build global learners both at the teacher and student level. They have a wealth of resources structured in collections, chats, and courses. They also work to bring international teachers to the US to teach. All of that makes them the perfect company to put together courses on world topics like World Water Day!
The World Water Day course includes a wealth of resources, lesson plans, and it even includes access to experts throughout the world. You can find almost everything you need for students to get a deeper understanding of the issue and letting them find how they can help. It all is there to make it easy for the teacher to implement that real-world connection, and you can seal it all with a digital badge!
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