Since its debut, the Power Shift program has reached more than 5 million people via PBS broadcasts and distribution to schools, non-profit organizations, government agencies, museums, and libraries. Statewide educational initiatives in California, North Carolina, Michigan, Alaska, New York, and Connecticut have engaged hundreds of thousands of students and citizens, creating a powerful network for social change.
US-Japan Education Forum
WorldLink designed and hosted the first US-Japan Education Forum, a collaborative inquiry into learning, technology, and culture. A model for teacher professional development, the forum guided teachers through a process of creating curriculum-based websites.
A web-based curriculum program for secondary school teachers and students. Through online expeditions, students investigated places, cultures, and issues around the globe.
Global Youth Summits
WorldLink has convened three Global Youth Summits, bringing together 127 youth leaders from more than 50 nations. Working in small teams, participants explore global issues and practice leadership and communication skills. During the weeklong program, students interact with distinguished adult mentors and develop youth action plans for their own communities.
An interdisciplinary program linking schools in Brazil and the United States. EnvironmentBridge combined online communication, curricula, and service learning projects to build new understandings about global and local environmental issues.
Global Citizen Workshops
A series of professional development workshops for K-12 teachers to discover strategies for integrating a global perspective in their curriculum. Convened in Hawaii, California, New York, and Florida, the workshops reached hundreds of teachers and inspired thousands of students.