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Why is global citizenship important?

Posted by Patty Hall on December 7, 2016

H2O for Life recently attended the National Science Teachers Association conference in Minneapolis and the National Social Studies Conference in Washington DC. We met many teachers who are interested in providing global connections in their classrooms.  Our goal is to educate the next generation of global citizens who can and will change our world.  Why […]

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Meet Margine Miranda

Posted by Steve Hall on December 7, 2016

Margine Miranda Abarca, is 11 years old, in grade 5 in the Flor de Sacuanjoche school. This school is in the community of La Flor, Nicaragua. When Margine is asked what is her favorite activity in school, she nervously responds that she likes recess because she can play games with her friends. Also, she likes […]

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Katie Spotz Returns to Minnesota

Posted by Patty Hall on November 23, 2016

The week of November 14-18, H2O for Life Ambassador, Katie Spotz returned to Minnesota and visited 8 schools in Minnesota. Katie is the youngest person to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Katie shared her story with students K-8 during this visit. Her story is about perseverance, goal setting, and challenging your own capabilities to […]

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Central Middle School: A Costa Rican Connection

Posted by Chelsea Morrison on November 23, 2016

Priscila and I were lucky enough to spend two days at Central Middle School in Kristie Holman’s Spanish classes last week. Priscila (our intern from Costa Rica) taught the middle school students about what life is like in Costa Rica and shared some of her experiences with them. This was a great learning experience for […]

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What if I am the One?

Posted by Patty Hall on October 31, 2016

Last spring, Mrinal Save contacted H2O for Life because she was interested in H2O for Life’s global water program. She was excited to introduce her ideas to her school. We talked about ideas, and activities that she could propose to her teachers and fellow students, but she found that it was a harder task than […]