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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
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
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
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
The Annenberg School at The University of Pennsylvania
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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.
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college or university professor
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