Global Insights for K-12 Contexts by Primary Source
Do you teach about global cultures or world events in your classroom? If so, Primary Source created this podcast for you. In every compact episode, What Teachers Need to Know offers vital insight for understanding world cultures and current events so that you can facilitate deeper learning about the world with your students. Meet subject-matter experts and explore online resources that can help make a complex and dynamic world accessible for K-12 classrooms. Together, we can prepare the next generation to be informed and engaged global citizens.
Episode 1: What We Talk About When We Talk About Africa
Episode 2: Interconnected Africa: Movements Across the Indian and Atlantic Ocean Worlds
Episode 3: Soundscapes of Protest: Music in Social Movements Across Africa
Episode 4: Ending the Scramble: Decolonization Across Africa
Episode 5: African Women Shaping the Future: Leadership, Resilience, and Possibility
Episode 6: Environmental Africa: Climate Change, Conservation, and Communal Cooperation
Episode 7: Urban Effervescence: Youth Culture, City Space, and Afropolitan Projects
Episode 8: Healing the Nation: Seeking Truth and Justice in South Africa and Rwanda
Episode 9: Nubia on the Nile: African Civilization and the Racial Politics of Memory
Episode 10: Africans Outside Africa: Life in Diaspora Around the World
Episode 11: Exhibiting Africa: Museums and the Politics of Repatriation, Reparation, and Restitution
Episode 12: Research and Remedies: Africa’s History of Health and Healing
Special thanks to the Boston University Africa Studies Center and the Teaching Africa Outreach Program for collaborating and providing support for our Africa podcast.
The Middle East
Episode 1: What and Where is the Middle East, Anyway?
Episode 2: Underneath the Veil
Episode 3: Media Literacy & the Middle East
Episode 5: The Saudi-Iran Cold War
Episode 6: The Diversity of Islam
Episode 7: Water and War in Yemen
Episode 8: Arab Youth & Youth Activism
Episode 9: Learning from Refugees
Episode 10: Teaching about Iraq, a State in Flux
Episode 11: Imagining Nationhood in the Middle East
Episode 12: Rooted in Jerusalem: The Abrahamic Faiths
Special thanks to Qatar Foundation International, which provided the seed funding and support to develop and launch The Middle East podcast.
Thanks also to Tamar Avishai of the Lonely Palette podcast, who provided early technical and artistic advice.