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We’re continuing to build a new normal for education. One where we continue working on inclusive, equitable and multi-cultural education.

Where we continue creating an environment that keeps our children healthy and safe.

Come build with us at the Global Sleepover.

√ Supports Social Studies Learning

√ Reading Comprehension

√ Supports Geography

√ Project Based Learning

√ Use for Distance Learning, Grades K-4

GLOBAL HEROES ACTIVITY BOOKS

Activity Books about heroes around the world during the pandemic. 

Heroes Around the World: It’s remarkable how communities have come together during the pandemic. In our Activity Books, we highlight stories about heroes around the world.  Activity Books can be used for distance learning by school systems and educators. Activity Books support International Baccalaureate and Common Core standards. Comes with comprehension questions, assessment rubric, teacher’s manual and activities.

√ Reading Comprehension

√ Promotes Community Building

√ Promotes Geography 

√ Supports Social Studies Learning

To order for your school/organization or sponsor for your community,

contact Eric Miller at eric@3ibooks.com

AFTER SCHOOL SESSIONS

Keep the spirit of After School learning alive.

Sign students up for unique and fun After School learning. They’ll learn and have fun with our digital storytelling sessions. Perfect for ages 5-9. Each session has 10 hours of activities and pre-scheduled live workshops.

All sessions are virtual with materials that are sent in the mail. Every registered child receives materials. Sessions are conducted using a combination of materials and online sessions.

Reading Comprehension

√ Supports STEAM learning

√ Promotes Geography

√ Supports Social Studies Learning

We work with you to schedule month-long sessions at times and hours convenient to your school. Fall 2020 themes are:

Dogs Around the World

In this session, kids will write stories about dogs from different countries. Kids will learn about dogs, different countries and what life is like for dogs who travel around the world. 

Host a Podcast: Stories About Presidents and Elections

Kids will be hosting their own podcast that tells stories about Presidents in different countries.  It’s election season and being a President will be on everyone’s mind. We’ll work with kids to plan and record their very own podcast. At the end, parents will be able to hear the podcast online.

* All After School Sessions will be conducted through a combination of email, live video calls, and phone calls. At minimum, children will need the following to participate: access to a phone, phone camera and the ability to send/text images and photos.

 

 

To order for your school/organization or sponsor for your community,

contact Eric Miller at eric@3ibooks.com

Significant Moments Require Significant Responses: We are here assist and support educators during this time period. We recognize the significance this pandemic has on students, teachers and school systems.For ten years now, we’ve been designing and running online education programs and connecting children across the world remotely. We are offering specialized materials for distance learning.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Are you a school?

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How will you observe disinfectant and hygiene measures when handling items to ship?

Proper sanitizing and disinfecting is critically important for us. We observe all sanitization and disinfection protocols recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This includes proper wearing of gloves and masks. In addition to this, we have enhanced sanitizing practices on all surfaces in the area where we fulfill orders. 

All packages, materials and letters are located in our individual studio space at 3311 Rhode Island Avenue, Mount Rainier, MD 20712. All packages, materials and letters will be assembled and packaged at this address and shipped from this address.

What is the age and grade range for your Distance Learning Materials?

Our various types of materials are best suited for ages 5-9, grades K-4.

What type of support do you provide to schools, teachers and students?

We understand how this period can be stressful and confusing. Should you have a question or need support about learning from home, please feel free to email us at info@globalsleepover.com or direct message us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globalsleepover). We will do our best to assist you.

While this package is self-explanatory and should not require remote support, we are happy to provide you assistance should you require. We will be sending regular emails to help give you tips and reminders about how to use the package with your child. Please feel free to email us at info@globalsleepover.com or direct message us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globalsleepover) should you have a question.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How will you observe disinfectant and hygiene measures when handling items to ship?

Proper sanitizing and disinfecting is critically important for us. We observe all sanitization and disinfection protocols recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This includes proper wearing of gloves and masks. In addition to this, we will be enhancing sanitizing practices on all surfaces in the area where we fulfill orders. We aim to have no more than one person fulfill orders and handle shipping (from start to finish) and will have no more than 2 people in the room at one time when orders are being fulfilled.

All packages, materials and letters are located in our individual studio space at 3311 Rhode Island Avenue, Mount Rainier, MD 20712. All packages, materials and letters will be assembled and packaged at this address and shipped from this address.

Where will you be shipping materials and sending letters from?

All packages, materials and letters are located in our individual studio space at 3311 Rhode Island Avenue, Mount Rainier, MD 20712. All packages, materials and letters will be assembled, packaged and shipped from this address.

What is the age range for your Learn From Home Packages?

Our various types of Learn From Home Packages are best suited for ages 5-9.

How soon will I receive my order after placing it?

Global Heroes Activity Kit:

If postal circumstances allow, the Global Heroes Activity Kit should arrive within 7 calendar days of order. Our goal is to process and fulfill orders every 2-3 days. This means your Global Heroes Activity Kit should arrive within 3-4 days after we process the order. We will remain in communication with you and keep you informed.

Pen Pal Letters From Global Friends:

Once you sign up for the Pen Pal Letters From Global Friends, we will contact you with an email questionnaire. This questionnaire will request basic information about the child (children) receiving the letter. This information will be useful so we can personalize the first letter.

You will then receive pre-addressed and stamped envelopes within 3-4 days of placing an order. Parallel to this, your child will receive his/her first letter in the mail within 5 days of receiving information from the questionnaire. Subsequent letters will be mailed within 5 days of receiving a response from your child. The package includes six letters in total – three letters from a global new friend from Global Sleepover and three letters from the child.

What types of packages do you offer?

At the moment, we offer two types:

(1) Global Heroes Activity Kit

Your child will be inspired by learning about everyday heroes from around the world during the pandemic with our Global Heroes Activity Kit. And while masks are on everyone’s mind, we’ve also included a poster for the bedroom about the different uses of masks around the world.

Each Global Heroes Activity Kit contains:

  • An 8-page Activity Book
  • A 16 x 20 inch poster about how masks are used around the world for theater and art
  • Coloring pages and activities
  • A cutout mask from the Lion King musical
  • A “make your own mask” kit with instructions and materials
  • Pack of 4 crayons

(2) Pen Pal Letters From Global Friends:

What better time is there than now to make new friends through the age old art of letter writing?

We have been writing and creating stories about different countries in the world for ten years now. With our Global PenPal Letter Writing program, characters from our stories will exchange personalized letters with your child in the mail.

Children will be asked to write letters in response. Children will be asked to share about their home and community and encouraged to ask questions themselves.

One package includes six letters in total – three letters from our characters and three letters from the child. Once you sign up, we’ll send you pre-addressed and stamped envelopes in advance. You have enough to worry about right now. Children will be running to the mailbox to check for letters from their new friends!

We’re providing an INTRODUCTORY OFFER OF $25,  reduced from our normal price of $39.99

 

What is your refund policy?

Your satisfaction is important to us. We accept returns on a case-by-case basis. Should you need, please do contact us at sales @globalsleepover.com with your issue. We will do our best to alleviate your concerns. Please note refunds may be partial if materials have been in use.

 

 

 

What kind of remote support will you provide?

We understand how this period can be stressful and confusing. Should you have a question or need support about learning from home, please feel free to email us at info@globalsleepover.com or direct message us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globalsleepover). We will do our best to assist you.

Global Heroes Activity Kit:

While this package is self-explanatory and should not require remote support, we are happy to provide you assistance should you require. We will be sending regular emails to help give you tips and reminders about how to use the package with your child. Please feel free to email us at info@globalsleepover.com or direct message us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globalsleepover) should you have a question.

Pen Pal Letters From Global Friends:

Should you have a question that is not addressed by our communications with you about the Pen Pal Letters, please feel free to email us at info@globalsleepover.com or direct message us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globalsleepover) should you have a question.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How will you observe disinfectant and hygiene measures when preparing to ship?

Proper sanitizing and disinfecting is critically important for us. We observe all sanitization and disinfection protocols recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This includes proper wearing of gloves and masks. In addition to this, we will be enhancing sanitizing practices on all surfaces in the area where we fulfill orders. We aim to have no more than one person fulfill orders and handle shipping (from start to finish) and will have no more than 2 people in the room at one time when orders are being fulfilled.

All packages, materials and letters are located in our individual studio space at 3311 Rhode Island Avenue, Mount Rainier, MD 20712. All packages, materials and letters will be assembled and packaged at this address and shipped from this address.

Where will you be shipping materials and sending letters from?

All packages, materials and letters are located in our individual studio space at 3311 Rhode Island Avenue, Mount Rainier, MD 20712. All packages, materials and letters will be assembled and packaged at this address and shipped from this address.

What is the age range for your Learn From Home Packages?

Our Learn From Home Packages are best suited for ages 5-9.

How soon will I receive my order after placing it?

Global Heroes Activity Kit:

If postal circumstances allow, the Global Heroes Activity Kit should arrive within 7 calendar days of order. Our goal is to process and fulfill orders every 2-3 days. This means your Global Heroes Activity Kit should arrive within 3-4 days after we process the order. We will remain in communication with you and keep you informed.

Pen Pal Letters From Global Friends:

Once you sign up for the Pen Pal Letters From Global Friends, we will contact you with an email questionnaire. This questionnaire will request basic information about the child (children) receiving the letter. This information will be useful so we can personalize the first letter.

You will then receive pre-addressed and stamped envelopes within 3-4 days of placing an order. Parallel to this, your child will receive his/her first letter in the mail within 5 days of receiving information from the questionnaire. Subsequent letters will be mailed within 5 days of receiving a response from your child. The package includes six letters in total – three letters from a global new friend from Global Sleepover and three letters from the child.

What types of packages do you offer?

At the moment, we offer two types:

(1) Global Heroes Activity Kit

Your child will be inspired by learning about everyday heroes from around the world during the pandemic with our Global Heroes Activity Kit. And while masks are on everyone’s mind, we’ve also included a poster for the bedroom about the different uses of masks around the world.

Each Global Heroes Activity Kit contains:

  • An 8-page Activity Book
  • A 16 x 20 inch poster about how masks are used around the world for theater and art
  • Coloring pages and activities
  • A cutout mask from the Lion King musical
  • A “make your own mask” kit with instructions and materials
  • Pack of 4 crayons

(2) Pen Pal Letters From Global Friends:

What better time is there than now to make new friends through the age old art of letter writing?

We have been writing and creating stories about different countries in the world for ten years now. With our Global PenPal Letter Writing program, characters from our stories will exchange personalized letters with your child in the mail.

Children will be asked to write letters in response. Children will be asked to share about their home and community and encouraged to ask questions themselves.

One package includes six letters in total – three letters from our characters and three letters from the child. Once you sign up, we’ll send you pre-addressed and stamped envelopes in advance. You have enough to worry about right now. Children will be running to the mailbox to check for letters from their new friends!

We’re providing an INTRODUCTORY OFFER OF $25,  reduced from our normal price of $39.99

Do your Travel Around the World Packages cover more countries?

Yes they will. We will be releasing a second Travel Around the World Package closer to the end of April. Please stay tuned.

 

 

 

 

 

What is your refund policy?

Your satisfaction is important to us. We accept returns on a case-by-case basis. Should you need, please do contact us at sales @globalsleepover.com with your issue. We will do our best to alleviate your concerns. Please note refunds may be partial if materials have been in use.

 

 

 

What kind of remote support will you provide?

We understand how this period can be stressful and confusing. Should you have a question or need support about learning from home, please feel free to email us at info@globalsleepover.com or direct message us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globalsleepover). We will do our best to assist you.

Global Heroes Activity Kit:

While this package is self-explanatory and should not require remote support, we are happy to provide you assistance should you require. We will be sending regular emails to help give you tips and reminders about how to use the package with your child. Please feel free to email us at info@globalsleepover.com or direct message us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globalsleepover) should you have a question.

Pen Pal Letters From Global Friends:

Should you have a question that is not addressed by our communications with you about the Pen Pal Letters, please feel free to email us at info@globalsleepover.com or direct message us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globalsleepover) should you have a question.

What packages do you offer that are available online/remote only?

At the moment, we do not offer a package that is available online/remote only. We will be releasing a Digital Storytelling Course in Summer 2020, which will be conducted remotely in entirety.

 

 

SPONSOR DISTANCE LEARNING MATERIALS NOW

To sponsor Distance Learning Materials  for your school/organization/community, contact Eric Miller at eric@3ibooks.com

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OUR RECOMMENDATIONS

Here are some additional resources for online learning and learning from home. 

We hope this helps you during this period.

KDSL Global Facebook Page: Extremely informative resource for teachers and parents. Education organization that’s been running global education programs in over 20 countries remotely and in-person for 10+ years now. They are holding webinars and sharing useful information during this period. (https://www.facebook.com/KDSLGlobal/)

Discovery Education Virtual Learning: The Discovery Education Experience is packed with over 180,000 assignable, editable activities and resources for K-12, based on core curriculum concepts and popular topics in math, science, social studies, ELA, and health.(https://www.discoveryeducation.com/virtual-learning/)

Carnegie Hall Musical Explorers: Resource offering online professional development resources and lesson plans to teach students about new musical genres and cultural traditions. (https://www.carnegiehall.org/Education/Educators/Musical-Explorers/Digital)

The National Emergency Library: A collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed. (https://archive.org/details/nationalemergencylibrary)

UNICEF KID Power: Fun and engaging videos with activities for kids. UNICEF Kid Power is a program of UNICEF USA that gives kids the power to save lives by connecting their everyday activity to real-world impact.(https://www.unicefkidpower.org/)

Alliance for the Restoration of Cultural Heritage Free Activities for Children: (https://www.archinternational.org/projects/culture-in-quarantine/activities-for-children/)

Alliance for the Restoration of Cultural Heritage Virtual Culture Resources (https://www.archinternational.org/projects/culture-in-quarantine/virtual-culture-resources/)

The Journal on Education in Emergencies aims to stimulate research and debate about education in emergencies; promote learning informed by evidence; define knowledge gaps and key trends for future research; and publish rigorous scholarly and practitioner work that will set standards for evidence in the field.

  • This special issue of JEiE—the first of two parts—showcases research on important developments in the field of refugee education across several regions, including the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa. The issue includes four research articles, one interview, two field notes, and three book reviews.(https://inee.org/collections/journal-education-emergencies-volume-5-number-1)
  • The second part of the double issue on refugees and education focuses on opportunities and outcomes in refugee education as they connect to rights, funding actors, literacy, belonging, and teacher development. (https://inee.org/resources/journal-education-emergencies-volume-5-number-2)

For the most up to date information and guidance on the COVID-19 outbreak, visit the WHO website. (https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen)

For up to date statistics and data, visit the Our World in Data website. (https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus)

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