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WMF-WORLD SAVVY EDUCATION COLLABORATION

Sustaining Cultural Heritage: Project-Based Learning Units on the work of World Monuments Fund

WMF-WORLD SAVVY EDUCATION COLLABORATION
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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BACKGROUND

The world’s cultural heritage represents a testament to history as well as a window to the future. As societies around the globe become more diverse and interdependent, a sustainable future depends on our capacity to transcend geographic boundaries and social differences and to enable collective action. (...)

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HOW WE HELPED

WMF and World Savvy developed a program of study that builds upon WMF’s work in the heritage conservation and World Savvy’s existing curricula regarding sustainable communities, and integrates global issues into the classroom across disciplines. (...)

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WHY IT MATTERS

The project-based learning units are being disseminated to more than 5,000 teachers through World Savvy's online curriculum library and Global Educator's Network. By encouraging creativity and innovation, these programs of study aim to raise awareness about shared heritage around the world while at the same time building important skills for critical thinking. (...)