Islands Society Solicits K-5 Lesson Plans on History, Culture, Society, and Climate Change in Pacific Islands – 09/14/15

Honolulu, Hawaii — September 14, 2015 — Today, the Islands Society is soliciting high-quality lesson plans from educators across the Pacific Islands. Specifically, the Islands Society is seeking lesson plans for K-5 students about the following topics: 1) history; 2) culture; 3) society; 4) climate change. All submissions will be considered for distribution under the Pacific Islands in the Classroom program.

“Pacific Islands in the Classroom provides an invaluable platform for the unique histories, cultures and experiences of the Pacific Islands and Pacific Islanders to be shared with K-5 students around the world,” says Keiko Ono, Vice President of the Islands Society. “We are therefore calling on educators from across the region to submit their lesson plans on history, culture, society, and climate change that are taught through the contextual lens of Pacific Islands and/or Pacific Islanders.”

Any enquiries to participate or learn more about the ‘Pacific Islands in the Classroom’ program should please be directed to Ms. Charity Porotesano at

About Pacific Islands in the Classroom

Pacific Islands in the Classroom is the first regional program under Islands in the Classroom. It aims to develop and distribute high-quality lesson plans that promote awareness about Pacific Islands and Pacific Islanders while simultaneously strengthening competencies in core areas, including math and reading. It also seeks to increase knowledge-sharing and relationship-building among K-12 educators in Pacific island communities through the use of social media and social networking technologies.

More Information: Official Website

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