The Thursday Three

1. Find out how one good idea can change the world for the better.  The Pepsi Refresh Project is funding  “people, businesses, and non-profits with ideas that will have a positive impact”–check it out and vote for your favorites at http://www.refresheverything.com/index.

2. If you have younger students looking  for a worldview, check out country profiles from FactMonster at http://www.factmonster.com/countries.html.  These are also great for younger and older students looking for basic information on different nations!

3.  Need a political cartoon?  Search no further than Witty World, a center for all kinds of cartoons by international artists: http://www.wittyworld.com/.

The Thursday Three

Hello everyone!  Due to technical difficulties and goof ups, this post didn’t come through last week (ironically, on April Fool’s Day!).  Sorry about that!  Look for the next Thursday Three on the 15th.

  1. YouthActionNet® is a wonderful organization that believes young people can be “active global citizens, shaping the world with power and confidence.”  Check out how they help youth in “leading positive change in their communities” here: http://www.youthactionnet.org/.
  2. Research any country with the CIA’s World Factbook information center: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/.
  3. Tomorrow (Friday, April 2nd) is World Autism Awareness Day.  Find out more at http://www.worldautismawarenessday.org/.