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Global Gardens: Teaching Students To Grow Their Own Food

It’s nearly summer in the northern hemisphere, meaning vegetable gardens will soon fill with a beautiful supply of fresh tomatoes, eggplants, peppers and more. Just like home gardens across the world, school gardens will be tended, frequently by the students themselves.

Post date: 06/05/2015 - 20:00

Nine Infographics That Will Help You Teach Hunger

Between the statistics and vocabulary often used to describe it, teachers know the scale of global hunger can be a challenge to help students understand. These nine “infographics”—visual aids explaining complicated topics--explain world hunger and WFP’s role in reaching the 805 million people impacted by it. Post date: 03/23/2015 - 19:27

Family Meals Around The World: Get Your Class Involved In The Photo Competition

What does the “family meal” mean to you? It is a question many of us have an answer to, including the students in your classroom. Get your class involved in a photo competition that asks this question and gives them a chance to win prizes and learn about hunger in the process. Post date: 12/19/2014 - 20:09

Mapping Hunger With Your Students

In a world of more than seven billion people, it can be difficult to put into perspective the 805 million people who do not get enough to eat for a healthy life. WFP’s 2014 Hunger Map shows where these hungry populations live and what countries are most impacted by undernourishment. Post date: 11/12/2014 - 22:30