Curriculum

Introducing Students to World Hunger

By Mary Ann Zehr — June 03, 2009 1 min read

Over at Digital Education, Kathleen Kennedy Manzo features online lessons about world hunger created by the United Nations World Food Program. She suggests that the lesson plans, blogs, videos, interactive games and other resources hold more promise of helping children understand world hunger issues than the standard reminders that parents use to urge kids to clean their plates at dinner. (You know the typical words: “Eat your vegetables. Children without food in India would be really happy to eat those.)

A version of this news article first appeared in the Curriculum Matters blog.