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Unheard Stories Resources

This page contains up-to-date hyperlinks for all digital materials that complement the Global Lives Project’s Unheard Stories curriculum.

(last reviewed July 2019 and updated October 2019)

PART ONE – UNDERSTANDING MYSELF

Lesson One – Who Am I?

  1. Global Lives Clip of Zhanna (5 minutes)
  2. Michaela “Chaeli” Mycroft Article on Unicef. org
  3. New York Times Article “Pay for Women’s Basketball Coaches Lags Far Behind That of Men’s Coaches”
  4. Global Women’s Fund for Women’s Work on Girl’s Education
  5. NYTimes Article:  Oscar Grant Verdict
  6. → CNN Article: Stand Your Ground Law

Lesson Two – What Are the Stories I Tell About Myself?

  1. Global Lives Clip of Muttu (7 minutes)
  2. Narrative Artist Joan Brown 

PART TWO – BARRIERS TO UNDERSTANDING OTHERS

Lesson One – How Do My Values, Background, and Experiences Shape My Opinions of Others?

  1. Global Lives Clip of Edith
  2. Global Lives Clip of Jamila
  3. Short documentary about a day in the life of a US teacher
  4. Typical classroom in China

Lesson Two – What Are Generalizations and Projections, and How Do They Impact Our Understanding of Others?

Overall Assessment for Part Two

  1. BBC article Malawi at a glance
  2. Nike commercial

PART THREE – UNDERSTANDING OTHERS

Lesson One – Empathy: Moving Beyond Tolerance

  1. Clip of Zhanna (5 Minutes)
  2. BBC Article: Does Globalization Mean We Will Become One World?

Lesson Two – How Do You Uncover Someone’s Story From His/Her Perspective?

  1. StoryCorps interview with Blanca and Connie Alvarez
  2. StoryCorps additional educational materials

Lesson Three – Sharing Other People’s Stories and Introduction to Anchor Task

  1. PhotoVoice alternative assignment