blog postsprimary for post 1522011074“Global Education Symposium,” October 14-17, 2020 by Patti ArthurDec 17, 2020 12:00 pmProving stronger than an epidemic, the University of Illinois College of Education and Office of International Programs presented the “Global Education Symposium” on October 14-17, 2020. Educators and students from around the world shared knowledge and personal thoughts, albeit, through the travel agent known as Zoom. primary for post 504556495Spurlock Museum Big History Project by Kim Sheahan SanfordDec 11, 2020 12:00 pmHi. I’m Kim Sheahan Sanford, the Spurlock Museum’s assistant director of education, and I have a confession to make. Sixth graders are my favorite students on earth. They are willing to suspend disbelief as I tell them a myth or a folktale, but they also latch onto adult concepts, like reincarnation and the development of complex writing systems.primary for post 1856922812Web Archiving and the Global Response to COVID-19 by Nathan SonnenscheinJun 2, 2020 12:00 pmOne doesn’t need to look far to see how much the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world, halting the mobility of people and goods that we took for granted as critical components of the global economy. This crisis has put a strain on nearly every system of our global society, impacting every sector of civil society. To attempt to preserve some of the initial reactions and concerns brought about the health emergency, the Center for Global Studies and the International and Area Studies Library began archiving websites of civil society organizations around the world as they respond to this crisis.