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World Savvy

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Member since: Aug 19, 2013
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A national leader in education, World Savvy supports systemic change in K-12 education, to prepare students to thrive as leaders and changemakers in their local and global communities.

Tour of the Mini Festival
Tour of the Mini Festival
Published: May 1, 2015
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WS End of Year 2014
WS End of Year 2014

Dear Friend, The 2013-2014 program year has been an incredible year o learning, growth and meeting milestones to achieve our mission to educate and engage youth to learn, work and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century. We could not have accomplished this without the generous support o our donors and partners. I’m proud to highlight a ew o our achievements over the last year: In an eort to provide the highest quality programming, we combined the most successul components o our Media & Arts Program and our World Savvy Challenge program to create a merged youth program: World Savvy Classrooms. The merged program combined high-impact coaching or educators with project-based learning or students, which allows them to direct their own learning and exploration o complex community and global issues. While educators still selected to participate in either the Media & Arts pathway or Challenge pathway, they also benefted rom a comprehensive program that was enhanced to build global competence, oer teachers opportunities to embed global themes into classroom discourse, and prepare students to become inormed global leaders. This last school year, World Savvy Classrooms reached 40 schools, 72 educators and 3,287 students . We’ve recently welcomed back student and educator cohorts rom our three American Youth Leadership Programs this summer! During the month o June, 18 students and 2 educators spent a month in Peru, traveling through various parts o the country studying nutrition and food security . In addition, our collaboration with University o Minnesota sent students rom Apple Valley, Minnesota to Costa Rica or 3 weeks, ocusing on sustainable systems and the impacts of globalization . Finally, in our frst in-bound program, 16 Haitian students came to San Francisco to join 8 Bay Area students in both San Francisco and Washington, D.C. during the month o it opens up DiFFerent perspectives about what is going on in the worlD, anD because oF that, it prepares us More. – Twin Cities student World Savvy serves a network of more than and reaches more than 2,200 eDucators 375,000 stuDents WS End of Year 2014-r3.indd 3-4 9/25/14 9:21 AM

Published: Sep 25, 2014
Views: 220
2014 Annual Report
2014 Annual Report

Dear Friend, The 2013-2014 program year has been an incredible year o learning, growth and meeting milestones to achieve our mission to educate and engage youth to learn, work and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century. We could not have accomplished this without the generous support o our donors and partners. I’m proud to highlight a ew o our achievements over the last year: In an eort to provide the highest quality programming, we combined the most successul components o our Media & Arts Program and our World Savvy Challenge program to create a merged youth program: World Savvy Classrooms. The merged program combined high-impact coaching or educators with project-based learning or students, which allows them to direct their own learning and exploration o complex community and global issues. While educators still selected to participate in either the Media & Arts pathway or Challenge pathway, they also benefted rom a comprehensive program that was enhanced to build global competence, oer teachers opportunities to embed global themes into classroom discourse, and prepare students to become inormed global leaders. This last school year, World Savvy Classrooms reached 40 schools, 72 educators and 3,287 students . We’ve recently welcomed back student and educator cohorts rom our three American Youth Leadership Programs this summer! During the month o June, 18 students and 2 educators spent a month in Peru, traveling through various parts o the country studying nutrition and food security . In addition, our collaboration with University o Minnesota sent students rom Apple Valley, Minnesota to Costa Rica or 3 weeks, ocusing on sustainable systems and the impacts of globalization . Finally, in our frst in-bound program, 16 Haitian students came to San Francisco to join 8 Bay Area students in both San Francisco and Washington, D.C. during the month o it opens up DiFFerent perspectives about what is going on in the worlD, anD because oF that, it prepares us More. – Twin Cities student World Savvy serves a network of more than and reaches more than 2,200 eDucators 375,000 stuDents

Published: Sep 23, 2014
Views: 361
World Savvy Classrooms 2014-15
World Savvy Classrooms 2014-15
Published: Sep 8, 2014
Views: 1274
Student Work - World Savvy Challenge
Student Work - World Savvy Challenge
Published: Nov 22, 2013
Views: 181
Student Work - Media and Arts Pathway
Student Work - Media and Arts Pathway

The Media and Arts Pathway is an opportunity to explore complex global issues through arts integration and project based learning.

Published: Nov 21, 2013
Views: 268
Collaborator's Guide Sneak Peek
Collaborator's Guide Sneak Peek

Extracted from World Savvy's Collaborator's Guide for educators, this chapter explores the complex topic of genetically modified foods. Feeding the world has been a key question that connects our growing population with varying ideas of progress. In this activity, students will weigh the pros and cons of genetically modified foods and create political posters outlining their position before engaging in a consensus based decision making process.

Published: Oct 31, 2013
Views: 432
2013 World Savvy End of Year Update
2013 World Savvy End of Year Update

We are tremendously grateful for your support and commitment to World Savvy. Your contributions allow us not only to carry out our day to day work, but also give us the flexibility to embrace partnerships that enrich the lives of our students and educators. With your support, we come closer to the day when global competency is a cornerstone of how we define quality education in every school across the country. Thank you!

Published: Sep 25, 2013
Views: 492