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By Diana Emerson
Special to the Courier 

Boulder Country Day students explore global perspectives

 

February 19, 2020

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On Jan. 30, Boulder Country Day middle school students participated in the annual Model United Nations exercise. In teams, students represented a member country by researching it, writing resolutions on current issues it faces, and defending those resolutions at a gathering called the MUN General Assembly. Through this process, students learned about international relations, developed empathy, and gained a better understanding of how issues across the world affect us all. As an authorized IB Middle Years Program (MYP), BCD uses this curricular enhancement to support the IB goal of developing globally minded students.

'It helps you to be more aware of the world around you so that you know more than just what's happening the U.S. ⎯ you know about the entire world. It also teaches you that history affects everything and it's not just something you learn because you have to.' - BCD 8th grader

 

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