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Kids on Earth - large collection of free video interviews from around the world

Hi everyone. I have spoken at two of the Global Education Conferences and also to students and faculty around the world (most…Continue

Tags: Sandiego, Carmen, Delhi, England, international

Started Mar 29

Discovering Personal Identity as the Core of Global Education

Howard Blumenthal, Senior Scholar, The University of PennsylvaniaUnited States; English Target Audience(s): Every teacher Short Session Description: As I interview kids around the world, I find…Continue

Tags: 2019Teachers, 2019Leadership

Started Oct 28, 2019

From Carmen Sandiego to Kids on Earth

Howard Blumenthal, Visiting Scholar, Annenberg / UPenn School or Organization Name: The Annenberg School for Communication at The University of Pennsylvania Co-Presenter Name(s): None Area of the…Continue

Tags: 2017Teachers

Started Oct 27, 2017

 

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Kids on Earth - large collection of free video interviews from around the world

Hi everyone. I have spoken at two of the Global Education Conferences and also to students and faculty around the world (most recently: Ashoka University new New Delhi, India). Years ago, I created and produced Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? for PBS. More recently, I started traveling from one country to another, interviewing children and teenagers about life in the 21st century.The project is called Kids on Earth.…See More
Mar 29
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Kids on Earth - large collection of free video interviews from around the world

Hi everyone. I have spoken at two of the Global Education Conferences and also to students and faculty around the world (most recently: Ashoka University new New Delhi, India). Years ago, I created and produced Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? for PBS. More recently, I started traveling from one country to another, interviewing children and teenagers about life in the 21st century.The project is called Kids on Earth.…See More
Mar 29
Robert Zenhausern left a comment for Howard Blumenthal
"Where in the world is carmen sandiego?  A voice from the past.  Good to meet you.  I work with grassroots schools in Kenya and Uganda.  We can talk."
Nov 15, 2019
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Discovering Personal Identity as the Core of Global Education

Howard Blumenthal, Senior Scholar, The University of PennsylvaniaUnited States; English Target Audience(s): Every teacher Short Session Description: As I interview kids around the world, I find they lack an understanding of who they are as individuals and community members, and how their community fits into the entire world. Full Session Description: Two years ago, I started traveling to schools throughout the world, asking kids to tell me about their lives. Through hundreds of interviews,…See More
Oct 28, 2019

Profile Information

Title:
Visiting Scholar
Organization (if applicable):
The Annenberg School at The University of Pennsylvania
Location (City or Town):
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
I created and produced the PBS series, Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? These days, I am a Senior Scholar in the Positive Psychology Center at The University of Pennsylvania and the founder of Kids on Earth, a free internet service featuring hundreds of interviews with children and teenagers from all over the world.
I am a:
college or university professor
Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
Ages 7-15 or so
Web Site (if applicable):
http://www.kidsonearth.org
Blog (if applicable):
http://www.vimeo.com/kidsonearth
Languages Spoken:
English
Skype Name:
howardblumenthal

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At 8:57am on November 15, 2019, Robert Zenhausern said…

Where in the world is carmen sandiego?  A voice from the past.  Good to meet you.  I work with grassroots schools in Kenya and Uganda.  We can talk.

 
 
 

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