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Global Partners Junior Summer 2012 Program at New York Public Library branches
Students at 12 New York Public Library branches will connect with students in Accra, Melbourne, Mumbai, Rio de Janeiro and Sydney during the first summer offering of Global Partners Junior in July and August 2012. This summer’s collaborative curriculum focuses on building sustainable cities.
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Student Gather for Celebration at Gracie Mansion with Big Apple Winners
Global Partners Junior students from participating NYC sites gathered at Gracie Mansion on June 19, 2012 to celebrate their achievements from the year. Each class exhibited a final project, and awards were given for excellence in global awareness, technology, literacy, and this year’s curriculum theme: excellent business plan development and advertising.
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Global Partners Junior Educators Visit London, May 2012
As a result of a competition among 26 NYC Global Partners Junior educators to win a trip to London, four New York City educators were selected for their excellence, leadership, and enthusiasm for Global Partners Junior throughout the 2011-12 program year. While in London they participated in professional development meetings with their British counterparts and visited London schools.
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Global Partners Junior Educators to Visit London in May 2012
As a result of a competition among 26 NYC Global Partners Junior educators to win a trip to London, four New York City educators were selected for their excellence, leadership, and enthusiasm for Global Partners Junior throughout the 2011-12 program year. While in London they will participate in professional development meetings with their British counterparts and take site visits to London schools.
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Global Partners Junior is featured on NYC Media’s That’s So New York!
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New York City Students Celebrate International Exchange Program, Global Partners Junior, at Gracie Mansion With Big Apple Winners From Seven Foreign Cities
Global Partners Junior, an award winning online exchange program that connects middle school students around the world, celebrated the end of the 2010-2011 program year with an exhibition and award presentation at Gracie Mansion. Awards were presented for student projects focused on this year’s “Living Cities” sustainability theme.
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Big Apple Contest Winners Announced!
NYC Global Partners will host nine Global Partners Junior educators from Accra, Dublin, London, Melbourne, Mumbai, Prague, and Toronto from June 18 to 22, 2011. These teachers were selected as a result of their dedication and participation during the 2010-11Global Partners Junior program year. Support for their visit was generously provided by Delta Air Lines.

During their stay in the Big Apple, our international visitors will meet with school leaders and teachers from New York City and attend the Global Partners Junior end of year student exhibition at Gracie Mansion, the historic home of New York City mayors. Additional activities will include site visits to local schools, professional development meetings, discussions with education administrators and teachers, and cultural visits to New York City landmarks.

End of Year Student Exhibition – June 21, 2011

This spring all classes will show how sustainability can be “delicious” by designing a zero or low-impact street vendor cart that sells food inspired by a global city. Students will exhibit their projects at Gracie Mansion on June 21st, 2011. View details about this year’s project.


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