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Islands Society Soliciting Lesson Plans from K-5 Teachers in Hawaii County

Kailua-Kona, HI, May 12, 2016 --( The Islands Society is now soliciting lesson plans from K-5 teachers in Hawaii County, Hawaii for its Pacific Islands in the Classroom program.

Pacific Islands in the Classroom aims to provide a digital compendium of high-quality lesson plans and resources. Lesson plans created by local teachers are shared with other teachers around the world through a custom website provided by the Islands Society.

The primary objective of the program is to pool together the different resources and ideas of these educators in order to fill the gap in island educational resources. A secondary objective is to showcase the talents of teachers from the Pacific islands on the world stage.

“Pacific Islands in the Classroom is designed to inspire and empower students to become ambassadors, advocates and change-agents for island communities by improving knowledge-sharing among K-5 teachers in the Pacific islands,” explains Keiko Ono, Managing Director of the Pacific Islands Society.

Teachers interested in participating in the program should submit a lesson plan to

About the Islands Society
The Islands Society is a “Top-Rated” American 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Its mission is to inspire and empower islanders to participate in foreign affairs and overseas engagements in order to affect positive change in their local communities. The nonprofit therefore develops and implements projects that are designed to help islanders realize their full potential on the world stage. These projects are currently organized around two main themes: community projects and next generation leaders. The community projects center on ten issue areas, including charity, conservation, democracy, disaster relief, education, equality, health, innovation, security, and sustainability. Meanwhile, the next generation leader projects support artists, athletes, chefs, incubators, musicians, policymakers, storytellers, and technologists. To implement these programs, the nonprofit has launched local constituent societies around the world. These include Baltic Islands Society, Caribbean Islands Society, Inland Islands Society, Pacific Islands Society, Ritō Society, Sea Islands Society, and SE Asian Islands Society.

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