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World View Introduces North Carolina Educators to Education, Environment in Ecuador

Story and photos by Shannon Harvey, UNC Global. Published January 6, 2015. Antonio Wilkins, principal of Magnolia Elementary in Lumberton, North Carolina, has deep roots in Robeson County. He grew up in nearby Pembroke, a town of around 3,000 and

Resources for helping students understand the recent attacks

In the wake of attacks that occurred in Paris last week, we struggle to understand the tragic events, we grieve the loss of innocent lives and those injured as we witness varied responses by government and community leaders. Unfortunately, the

World View study visit participants featured in Johnston County Report

Last week, the Johnston County Report featured Selma Elementary teachers Heidi Meyer, Katie Strickland, and Dani Yarborough participation in World View’s study visit to Costa Rica and Nicaragua this past summer. You can read the article here.

Kicking off the year with global literacies

The school year is just around the corner. Educators throughout the state are preparing for the thousands of students that will walk through their school doors and into their classrooms to learn, engage, and grow in knowledge and skills. But,

North Carolina Festivals

How can you experience the world without leaving the state? Check out one of North Carolina’s many upcoming international festivals!

Recommended Summer Reading: “Americanah”

One of the more memorable TED Talks I’ve watched in recent years was “The danger of a single story,” presented by Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. As a “storyteller,” Adichie describes through stories and reflection the dangers of stereotypes, single

NC Teachers Start Earning Badges in Global Education

North Carolina’s K-12 educators can be recognized for their hard work and achievements in global education. Through an innovative badging system approved by the NC State Board of Education and managed by districts and the NC Department of Public Instruction

Summer Opportunities

Summer is just around the corner! Do you have summer plans? World View’s international study visits are full, but there are other opportunities available. Below is a list of summer institutes, courses or conferences, as well as study visits, volunteer,

2015 Summer Leadership Conference – Western Region Education Service Alliance (WRESA)

The Western Region Education Service Alliance will host the 2015 Summer Leadership Conference from June 28 – July 1, 2015 at Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. The leadership conference, co-sponsored by the NC Association of School Administrators (NCASA), is

Educators drum, draw, and deepen their knowledge during World View’s regional seminars

Last week, World View hosted our annual spring seminars in Chapel Hill at the William and Ida Friday Center. The seminars, Latin America and North Carolina and The Modern Middle East, brought K-12 and community college educators from around the