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Where Hunger Meets Climate Change - A New Tool for Teachers

Climate change...we've all heard of it, but is it really having an impact on anyone?

 

 

Post date: 12/09/2010 - 10:42

The Kids with a Million-Grain Goal: This Week's Freerice Class of the Week!

Students in classrooms all over the world are playing Freerice. We decided they deserved some recognition! As a way to show the world what one class can do, we created the Freerice Class of the Week.  How does it work? Teachers create groups for their classes, and once they begin earning grains, they join the running to become the week’s chosen class. So, with no further ado, this week’s award goes to...

Post date: 12/07/2010 - 17:25

Congratulations to the Freerice "Class of the Week!"

This award was created to recognize one class' efforts to feed the world by working together and playing Freerice. Each week, one class is selected from the Freerice website based on the number of grains they have collected and the information they have provided about their group. This week, the award goes to...

Post date: 11/29/2010 - 15:30

What do your students know about hunger?

Last week, WFP's Executive Director, Josette Sheeran spoke to the UN Youth and Students Association. Throughout the course of her speech, she brought to light several facts that the average person may  not be aware of. Use this quiz to figure out just how much your students know about hunger. Then, discover the truth behind some common misconceptions about our world's most solvable problem. 

Post date: 11/29/2010 - 15:16