On these sites you will find everything from photos, first person reports, videos, links to local blogs, etc. If you’re looking for a way to incorporate currents events into the classroom, you must check out the following sites:
- CNN Students News – Resources for both students and teachers.
- New York Times Learning Network – A news quiz and lesson plans.
- The Cyber School Bus – United Nations education portal with information and activities for both current events and geography.
- Time for Kids – Teacher’s page. By Time magazine.
But if you are looking for the basic country facts, the CIAWorld Factbook is one of the best.
Want to help? Don’t know how? Below are resources that will allow you to donate responsibly and effectively.
- The U.S. Department of State
- CharityNavigator – a nonprofit, independent evaluator of charities. It’s based on effectiveness and financial stability. It’s also the largest and is used by various news media outlets.
The World Affairs Council does not endorse any specific organization. We feel that selecting a relief organization is a personal decision that should be made after researching the various options. Below is a brief overview of resources.
- Red Cross: Text HAITI to 90999 ($10 donation)
- Yéle Haiti: Text YELE to 501501 ($5 donation)
- United Way: Text HAITI to 864833 ($5 donation)
- Intl Medical Corps: Text HAITI to 85944 ($10 donation)