A free Student to World online course from Global Nomads Group
Learn how art contributes to social movements and positive change while exploring local and global artistic and cultural expressions.
Global Nomads Group leverages the power of storytelling to promote empathy and bring social issues to life through day-to-day realities. Read real, impactful, stories from youth participants around the world that reveal deep truths about global issues. Then youth can enhance the conversation by sharing their own stories with fellow Student to World users and participate in moderated live conversations.
Who Should Register
Classroom teachers and school administrators.
Group leaders & mentors
Afterschool programs and groups, faith-based organizations, scouting, clubs, etc.
Individual youth participants
Experience this content through your choice of learning paths.
Includes written text, images, videos, and multimedia.
Content is available in a growing selection of languages.
The same content, but explained through video conversations.
Module 1: Everyday Artifacts
Explore art movements around the world and share stories about an artistic artifact in their lives.
Module 2: Everyday Local Arts
Explore local artistic expressions and share stories rooted in their local culture(s) and communities.
Module 3: Everyday Global Arts
Explore global works of art with a social message and share stories about these pieces.
Module 4: Everyday Action
Design an artistic intervention to address a compelling social issue.
National Arts Standards
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
CASEL Social & Emotional Learning
Asia Society Global Competencies
21st Century Skills
Each Student to World course is a product of Global Nomads Group’s unique Content Creation Lab, a virtual internship program that brings together youth leaders from around the world. Working under the guidance of subject matter experts, these participants study, synthesize information, and create age-appropriate content for their peers.
Chief of Programs and Learning Sandra Stein, Ph.D., describes the Content Creation Lab process.