Global Education Coalition NYC

The Global Education Coalition is a network of NYC-based organizations whose primary objective is to support educators in the New York metropolitan area in creating globally competent youth for tomorrow's future.

United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA)

801 2nd Avenue, 9th Floor

New York, New York 10017

ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA), a program of the United Nations Foundation, is a membership organization dedicated to inform, inspire, and mobilize the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations.

For 70 years, UNA-USA has worked to accomplish its mission through its national network of Chapters, youth engagement, advocacy efforts, education programs, and public events. UNA-USA and its sister organization the Better World Campaign represent the single largest network of advocates and supporters of the United Nations in the world.

AREA OF OPERATION

Nationally – in collaboration with the network of UNA-USA Chapters across the country. Internationally – in partnership with the World Federation of United Nations Associations.

TARGET POPULATION

Middle School Teachers; High School Teachers; Educators interested in global citizenship education, learning and teaching about the United Nations; 12-18 year olds; students in grades 7 through 12 and Model UN teams, clubs and advisors.

DESCRIPTION OF RESOURCE – Model UN App Curriculum

Geared toward teachers and educators, the Model UN App Curriculum provides step-by-step instructions on how to engage your classroom or after-school program in this significant experiential learning activity. Without prerequisite knowledge of the United Nations or Model UN, students become diplomats and learn leadership, critical thinking, conflict resolution, cross-cultural understanding, problem-solving, public speaking and more.

The Model United Nations App Curriculum features:

 60-minute lesson plans on topics like climate change, poverty eradication, gender and science, and the Zombie Apocalypse;

 Activities aligned to standards in global competencies, college and career readiness, English and language arts, social studies, math and more;

 Detailed instructions on how to conduct classroom simulations;

 Resources and country backgrounds on each topic;

 A calendar of events for Model UN conferences and other multilateral events happening throughout the world;

 PwC’s Earn Your Future and the Economics of Globalization Financial Literacy Curriculums;

 Live feeds from the UN, UNA-USA, and the U.S. State Department; and

 Low tech options — with the ability to print out hand sheets, background guides, placards and more.

To become a partner or learn more, please contact:

Troy Wolfe

Director UNA Education Programs

twolfe@unausa.org

646.559.6980

http://www.unausa.org

http://www.unfoundation.org

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