Information & Data Privacy

INFORMATION AND DATA PRIVACY RESOURCE TOOLKIT FOR AMERICAN SPACES This resource toolkit is designed for programming at American Spaces, aiming to define privacy, explain its importance, describe U.S. privacy frameworks, and analyze global approaches to privacy. DEFINITIONS Information and Data Privacy: The protection of personal information and the right of individuals to control how their …

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Food Security

FOOD SECURITY RESOURCE TOOLKIT FOR AMERICAN SPACES This resource toolkit is designed for programming at American Spaces to define food security, identify food insecurity causes, outline U.S. government initiatives, and explore strategies for individuals to improve global food security. U.S. Government Initiatives and Biotechnology Food Assistance | Feed the Future | U.S. Agency for International Development U.S. Government Global Food Security Strategy 2022-2026 Feed the Future | Improving Food Security & Nutrition Around the World Office of Food for Peace | U.S. Agency for International Development Biotechnology – United States Department of State Biotechnology FAQs | USDA FACT SHEET: The U.S. Government Invests in Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Innovation | Department of Energy In Focus – FAO Response to global food security challenges WHAT IS FOOD SECURITY? Food security refers to the condition in …

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5G Technology

FIFTH GENERATION (5G) WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE TOOLKIT FOR AMERICAN SPACES This Activity Guide is designed for programming at American Spaces to create a greater awareness of issues that surround 5G technologies. THE ACTIVITY AudienceSelect an audience with strong English language skills and interested in technology and foreign policy. BehaviorThe goal of the activity is to …

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Artificial Intelligence

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE RESOURCE TOOLKIT FOR AMERICAN SPACES This Resource Toolkit is designed for programming at American Spaces to raise awareness of artificial intelligence and its potential for the future. WHAT IS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)? Artificial intelligence is defined as the ability of machines to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence. It is typically understood …

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Global Health

GLOBAL HEALTH RESOURCE TOOLKIT FOR AMERICAN SPACES This Resource Toolkit is designed for programming at American Spaces to create a greater awareness of global health-related issues and of U.S. leadership to create a healthier world. SMITHSONIAN OUTBREAK DIY EXHIBIT AT AMERICAN SPACES The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History has created a do-it-yourself (DIY) exhibit called …

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Immersive Media: Virtual and Augmented Reality

IMMERSIVE MEDIA: VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY RESOURCE TOOLKIT FOR AMERICAN SPACES This Resource Toolkit is designed for programming at American Spaces for the promotion of American culture and values through the use of immersive media. BEST PRACTICES The right partner is essential. Most American Spaces staff are not AR/VR experts. Local partners can provide advice …

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Artificial Intelligence in Education

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN EDUCATION RESOURCE TOOLKIT FOR AMERICAN SPACES This Resource Toolkit is designed for programming at American Spaces to raise awareness of artificial intelligence and its use in education. INTRODUCTION TO AI Artificial intelligence (AI) is a technology that uses algorithms and machine learning to perform tasks that typically require human intelligence. AI has …

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English Learning

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities

HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES RESOURCE TOOLKIT FOR AMERICAN SPACES This Resource Toolkit contains information to be used at American Spaces to provide information on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), which play an important role in the U.S. higher education system. DEFINITIONS STEM: Science, technology, engineering and mathematics Social mobility: The ability to move up …

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American Southwest

THE SOUTHWEST UNITED STATES AN AMERICANA SERIES TOOLKIT FOR AMERICAN SPACES This Americana Series Toolkit is designed for programming at American Spaces. The information here is designed to broaden knowledge of specific regions of the United States and their local cultures and customs. Photo credit: Brad Scott CURRENT ISSUES Two key issues in the Southwest …

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Alaska: The Last Frontier

ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER RESOURCE TOOLKIT FOR AMERICAN SPACES This Americana Toolkit is designed for programming at American Spaces to further understanding of the United States. HISTORIC EVENTS 1728 – Danish explorer Vitus Bering discovers the Bering Strait.1776 – British explorer Captain James Cook makes contact with Alaskan natives.1784 – The Russians establish a permanent …

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Notes for Notes Music Education

NOTES FOR NOTES: MUSIC EDUCATION FOR POSITIVE EMOTIONAL AND CREATIVE GROWTH DISCUSSION GUIDE FOR AMERICAN SPACES This discussion guide is designed for programming at American Spaces. American Spaces should work with their Public Affairs Section to ensure that this topic and video are appropriate for American Spaces audiences. VIDEO INFORMATION N4N x HTF – featuring …

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Educating Through Comics

EDUCATING THROUGH COMICS RESOURCE TOOLKIT FOR AMERICAN SPACES This Resource Toolkit is designed for programming at American Spaces to increase participants’ awareness of comic books as educational tools and to understand the history and current expressions of this genre of American popular culture. COMICS REFLECT SOCIETY Comic books can take the reader on compelling journeys …

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Empowering Women Leaders

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Women’s Entrepreneurship Webinar

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Women’s Empowerment: Monetizing Your Brand

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TED Talk – STEM and Diversity

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Education USA Financing Your U.S. Studies

FINANCING YOUR U.S. STUDIES DISCUSSION GUIDE FOR A WEBINAR FROM THE OFFICE OF THE U.S. SPEAKER PROGRAM This Discussion Guide is designed for virtual programming for American Spaces to give interested international students insight about financing university studies in the United States. ACCESS TO VIDEO Link: Financing U.S. Studies Duration: 62 minutesRecorded: March 10, 2020 TIPS ON VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING Once downloaded, you …

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Higher Education in the U.S. – Teacher Guide

HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE U.S. TEACHER GUIDE RESOURCE TOOLKIT FOR AMERICAN SPACES Note: This toolkit is designed to be used by American Space coordinators or volunteers to teach high-school aged students about U.S. educational opportunities and to connect students with EducationUSA advising centers or its Facebook page. RESOURCES EducationUSA A U.S. Department of State network of over 430 …

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Cybersecurity Month

CYBERSECURITY MONTH RESOURCE TOOLKIT FOR AMERICAN SPACES This Resource Toolkit is designed for programming at American Spaces to increase participants’ awareness of the importance of cybersecurity. RESOURCES National Cyber Security Alliance This site has great tips on how to stay safe online. It also has weekly themes and social media content that you can use and ways your Space can be involved. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency This agency has information …

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Farmcraft 2023

LIVE STREAM OF THE NASEF FARMCRAFT AWARDS April 27, 2023 @ 9AM PT | 12PM ET | 4PM GMT National Security Strategy: Ensuring Food Security, “Shaping the Rules of the Road” – Technology, Biotechnology, Promoting Global Economic Growth and Trade, Building Skills Farmcraft® 2023 is an educational program that uses the popular Minecraft Education platform to …

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