Classroom Program

Since 2008, the Maryknoll Magazine has offered its free Classroom Program to help bring the world into the classroom. This site is a companion to the Maryknoll Classroom Program. Here you will find Study Guides for use with Maryknoll Magazine, as well as supplemental articles and activities for students in kindergarten through grade twelve.

Maryknoll Classroom Program

Click here for the current edition.

Click here for previous lesson plans for upper grades.
Click here for previous lesson plans for lower grades.


The Program, spanning the entire school year, encompasses a complete package including:
  1. One copy of Maryknoll magazine for each student
  2. One full color poster highlighting a feature article
  3. A ready-made lesson plan for the teacher or catechist that highlights the article
The program includes articles with youth appeal. Short and easy to read, the messages connect students to the needs of people less fortunate around the globe. The articles feature role models for Christian lives of service.

We welcome you to join 3,500 teachers and catechists and more than 164,000 students across the U.S. currently using our FREE Program.

There are 3 easy ways to enroll:

Resources for the Classroom Program

Teaching a unit on Kenya?  A lesson on stewardship of Creation?  Below, find resources arranged by topic to help you integrate Classroom Program materials into your teaching.