A free Student to World online course from Global Nomads Group
Learn about the relationship between sports, being our best selves, and how sports have been used to celebrate the best of everybody.
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 Best Self
Explore and share stories about the relationship between sports and one’s sense of self.
Module 2: Everyday Local Adrenaline
Explore and share stories about the societal values reflected in sports, how local communities react to sports and how that reaction shapes their own relationship to sports.
Module 3: Everyday Global Competition
Explore and share stories about how sports serve as a microcosm of society, noting the social dynamics reflected in sports and society. Learn about social movements that have been advanced globally in the world of sports and how sports can be further used as a platform for social justice.
Module 4: Everyday Action
Explore and design action plans on how they can help create a sports culture that is more just and inclusive.
English Language 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.