The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Building the knowledge and skills students need to confront the cultural and global issues of today and prepare for the college and career opportunities of tomorrow.
One World Education partners with school districts, charter networks, and individual schools to improve research, writing, and presentation skills for middle and high school students. Its signature One World Program is a theme-based learning experience with four stages: student exemplar analysis, research, writing, and presentation. The program increases content knowledge and leverages student ideas and solutions about self-chosen topics to engage learners and advance skills critical for college and career success. Students in 93% of Washington, DC public and charter schools participating in the One World Program have demonstrated statistically significant improvements.