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Ayiti: The Cost of Life
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Help the Guinard family struggle to make ends meet and get ahead in their poverty-stricken homeland, Haiti. In this sometimes tragic and always challenging simulation game, you help the parents, Jean and Marie, and their children, Patrick, Jacqueline, and Yves, make decisions about work, education, community building, personal purchases, and health care that might brighten their future. Includes lesson plans for teachers.

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Social Studies
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TakingITGlobal
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TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities
Date Added:
04/09/2019
Children of Haiti Summit
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This workshop can be conducted either before playing the Ayiti: The Cost of Life game, as a way to introduce students to the game's issues, or after playing the game, as a way to help them better understand the links between poverty and access to education.

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Social Studies
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TakingITGlobal
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TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities
Date Added:
04/09/2019
Code to Learn @ Home
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TakingITGlobal is launching Code to Learn@Home to continue to serve students during COVID-19 closures. In partnership with LCSI, Cisco, Fair Chance Learning, and with support from the Government of Canada, we're offering coding and computational thinking learning experiences for students of all ages.

Sign-up for weekly schedules and reminder e-mails to have access to all of the learning sessions.

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Coding
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Activity/Lab
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TakingITGlobal
Author:
TakingITGlobal
Date Added:
03/27/2020
Code to Learn @ Home Videos
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"TakingITGlobal is launching Code to Learn@Home to continue to serve students during COVID-19 closures. In partnership with LCSI, Cisco, Fair Chance Learning, and with support from the Government of Canada, we're offering coding and computational thinking learning experiences for students of all ages."

You can find past live videos here to do at home (or at school!).

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Math
Coding
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Activity/Lab
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TakingITGlobal
Author:
TakingITGlobal
Date Added:
04/29/2020
Graph our Litter
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Students examine their schoolyard for litter and graph its spread. Using TIGed Collaborations, your students can share their results with other students around the world and discuss what the causes might be for any differences.

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Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
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TakingITGlobal
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TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities
Date Added:
04/09/2019
Indigenous Myths & Legends
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In this activity, your students will explore the creation myths and legends of different Indigenous Peoples. They will get the chance to compare and contrast their similarities and differences with other myths and legends from around the world. Applying their newfound information and imagination, they will write and illustrate a myth as a modern day short story for younger children, selecting one of the groups of Indigenous People. The story must be typed and submitted using a word processing program.

Subject:
Social Studies
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TakingITGlobal
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TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities
Date Added:
04/09/2019
MDG Bingo!
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This variation on Bingo allows students to apply research skills and build knowledge of the interconnected issues underlying Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Using principles of peer education, students share their research with each other in a fun, interactive, and collaborative way.

Subject:
Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
TakingITGlobal
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TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities
Date Added:
04/09/2019
Member Stories
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This introductory activity aims to familiarize students with TakingITGlobal.org and the TIGed online environment, as well as build cross-cultural and empathetic capacities. Students will read TIG profiles and Member Stories, with the objective of better understanding others? perspectives to critically reflect and write about their own identity.

Subject:
English Language Arts
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Activity/Lab
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Provider:
TakingITGlobal
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TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities
Date Added:
04/09/2019
Mind Mapping the MDGs
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For students who have had an introduction to the MDGs as a whole, this activity allows them to dig deeper into the issues of one particular Goal, while still developing an understanding of how all the Goals are connected.

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English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
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TakingITGlobal
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TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities
Date Added:
04/09/2019
The Numbers Behind Hunger #1
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Following are a series of activities in which students apply various math skills to better understand the problems of world hunger and what steps are being taken to reduce the number of people without enough to eat. This is Activity #1 of 5 in this lesson.

Subject:
Social Studies
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Homework/Assignment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
TakingITGlobal
Provider Set:
TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities
Date Added:
04/09/2019
The Numbers Behind Hunger: Calorie Counting
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Following are a series of activities in which students apply various math skills to better understand the problems of world hunger and what steps are being taken to reduce the number of people without enough to eat. This activity makes use of basic math skills to learn more about the energy value of food. A link to the US Dept. of Agriculture National Nutrient Database is listed here. Teachers may want to browse through the database first and determine the best way to present it to students: let them explore the entire database or make a condensed chart for students to reference. This activity is #5 of 5 in this lesson.

Subject:
Health Education
Science
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Homework/Assignment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
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TakingITGlobal
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TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities
Date Added:
04/09/2019
The Numbers Behind Hunger: Probability
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Following are a series of activities in which students apply various math skills to better understand the problems of world hunger and what steps are being taken to reduce the number of people without enough to eat. This actions looks at probability from the perspective of reducing child mortality. This is Activity #4 of 5 in this lesson.

Subject:
Social Studies
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Provider:
TakingITGlobal
Provider Set:
TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities
Date Added:
04/09/2019
The Numbers Behind Hunger: Rate of Change
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Following are a series of activities in which students apply various math skills to better understand the problems of world hunger and what steps are being taken to reduce the number of people without enough to eat. This activity looks at how the number of people affected by hunger is changing. Students will understand the dynamic nature of the problem and the challenges of reaching the Millennium Development Goal to reduce the number of people suffering from hunger by half by 2015. This is Activity #2 of 5 in this lesson.

Subject:
Math
Social Studies
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
TakingITGlobal
Provider Set:
TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities
Date Added:
04/09/2019