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In-School, After-School and Summer Enrichment Courses for K-9
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Happy Students

U.S. Schools

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U.S. Schools

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40+

Global Partner Schools

We make it easy to globalize the classroom by providing

the tech, the training, the curriculum

and the global partner management.

Our global STEAM courses - offered in school, after school and in the summer - can easily be implemented and made available to every student within a school.

Using our global communication platform, students get to know Global Partner students across the world by exchanging video messages about their lives and their STEAM projects.

As the course moves forward, students ask questions of each other that will help reveal a global issue that directly affects the Global Partner student.

Together, they address this real-life issue by applying their newfound STEAM knowledge and design thinking skills in service of a collaborative, back-and-forth, international project! So they not only develop essential 21st century skills, but do so while making a positive difference in the world - specifically, in the life of their new friend in another country.

Check out our global STEAM enrichment courses below to learn more!
<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/global-inventors">Global Inventors</a>
Global Inventors

3D Printing, CAD Design and Engineering
Grades 3-5 and 6-9

Join us on an adventure to transform the world as we know it! Students in this class will learn about one of the most innovative technologies of our time – 3D Printing – and how to use Computer Aided Design (CAD) software to design to build solar-powered flashlights together with their Global Partner student!

<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/global-web-designers/">Global Web Developers</a>
Global Web Developers

Coding, Web Design and Environmental Studies
Grades 3-5 and 6-9

Students team up with a global partner from another country to design and create a website focused on solutions to global climate change. They will practice coding languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript, as well as tools including Weebly and Dash.

<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/global-doctors-dna">Global Doctors: DNA</a>
Global Doctors: DNA

Biology
Grades 6-9

Learn about DNA and, with their Global Partner student, how genetics can be influenced for better or worse by different environmental conditions.

<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/global-discovery-water/">Global Discovery: Water</a>
Global Discovery: Water

Literature, Global Citizenship
Grades Pre-K - K

Introduce the concept of the outside world to your Pre-K students in this eight week course, as you follow the path of a drop of water around the globe! Through hands-on, project-based learning they design solutions to problems, such as how to effectively carry water across the African plains.

<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/language-lab/">Global Language Lab</a>
Global Language Lab

Virtual Exchange with a focus on languages
Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced

Available in Arabic or Spanish, this course offers students a guided language,cultural, and foreign language exchange on topics such as sports, food, hobbies, travel and career aspirations. Students practice their foreign language skills by engaging in meaningful conversation with native speakers from across the globe.

<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/global-conversations/">Global Conversations: Malala Yousafzai</a>
Global Conversations: Malala Yousafzai

Literature, Global Citizenship
Grades 6-9

Together, with their classmates and their global partners, students read and discuss I Am Malala and explore cultural perceptions among both countries via video letter exchange, with a focus on cultural stereotypes, education, leadership and community service.

<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/global-conversations-giver/">Global Conversations: The Giver</a>
Global Conversations: The Giver

Social Issues Research, Global Citizenship
Grades 6-9

In this course, students will read and discuss Lois Lowry’s The Giver and participate in a video letter exchange with students in a Global Partner classroom. Together, they will define and evaluate the “ideal” society, the role of government in daily life and social justice issues – all through a cross cultural lens.

<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/global-water-crisis/">Global Water Crisis</a>
Global Water Crisis

Water issues around the world, Engineering & Global Exchange
Grades 6-9

In this course, students and their global partners will reflect on their water use and how they can be a part of the solution to the global water crisis. They will work on a hands-on research project and learn how to create 3D designs to help solve these global problems.

<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/global-storybook-engineers-jr">Global Storybook Engineers 1</a>
Global Storybook Engineers 1

Literacy and Engineering
Grades K-2

An innovative exploration of engineering for our youngest students through the lens of folk tales, stories and myths from different cultures while exploring how they can "rescue" their storybook heroes by building spaghetti towers (using materials such as noodles and marshmallows), boats, bristle-bots and more!

<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/global-storybook-engineers-jr">Global Storybook Engineers 2</a>
Global Storybook Engineers 2

Literacy and Engineering
Grades K-2

In Global Storybook Engineers - Part 2, students embark on another round of lessons with all NEW stories and projects. Using the engineering design cycle they ​engineer solutions to rescue storybook heroes incorporating materials such as a fishing line with weights to build a zip-line or popsicle sticks to build a bridge.

<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/global-programming">Global Programming</a>
Global Programming

Video Game Design and Pre-coding
Grades K-2, 3-5 and 6-9

Students learn the building blocks of coding using MIT’s “Scratch” video game design platform. Together, with their Global Partners, they create animations and video games, while learning sequencing skills and expressing themselves digitally!

<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/global-scientists">Global Scientists</a>
Global Scientists

Chemistry and Engineering
Grades 3-5

In this course, students study the chemical properties of water, the water cycle, and the engineering design of aquifers and filtration systems to better understand how water systems can be polluted and purified. In collaboration with partners from developing countries, students engage in hands-on research on global water issues and propose solutions to these problems.

<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/global-conversations-esperanza-rising/">Global Conversations: Esperanza Rising</a>
Global Conversations: Esperanza Rising

Literature, Global Citizenship
Grades 3-5

Students read and discuss Pam Muñoz Ryan’s “Esperanza Rising” alongside students in a global partner classroom. Students and their partners research and discuss how some may be empathetic, while others indifferent, and still others antagonistic towards those looking to rebuild their lives, as Esperanza comes of age.

<a href="https://www.levelupvillage.com/global-sound-artists/">Global Sound Artists</a>
Global Sound Artists

Music and Global Citizenship
Grades K-2

Students take a hands-on journey through the science of sound as they learn to build their own guitar, spinning drum and pan pipe and establish an understanding of vibration, pitch and volume. They listen to and learn to appreciate, culturally diverse music and exchange video messages each class period with their Global Partners.

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