Author: Julie Kinnaird

EARTH DAY 2017 – Environmental and Climate Literacy

Each year for the last 46 years, Earth Day – April 22nd – signifies the anniversary of the modern environmental movement and has become an annual event where activities are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.  Earth Day’s

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Virtual Cultural Festival on April 21. Sign your class up today!

Bring the world to your students by participating in Carolina Navigator’s Virtual Cultural Festival on Friday, APRIL 21ST! All sessions are FREE and open to all K-12 teachers and students. Presenters are UNC students who have international expertise. Sign up for the session(s) you’re interested in

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Summer 2017 Global Educator Opportunities

Summer may seem like a world away, but it really will be here before you know it! Why not advance your knowledge of global issues or regions of the world with a summer professional development opportunity? Below is a list

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Silk Road: Past and Present Workshop for Educators Offered at UNC-Chapel Hill

Join the Carolina Asia Center and Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies for “Silk Road: Past and Present, a Workshop for Educators” Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9:00am-5:30pm UNC Chapel Hill A rich history exists between Asia and the Middle East,

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Share Your Voice and Help the UNC-Duke Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies

The UNC-Duke Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies is working on a video project and needs your help! Through your testimonials, The Consortium hopes to open minds to the importance of education about Latin America and the Caribbean. Collectively, your voices can

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National Geographic Society now offering education-focused grants to individual educators!

National Geographic education grants will support projects that aim to teach people about the world and how it works, empowering them to make it a better place. Funded projects must align with one of the Society’s three focus lenses: The

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Recognized by NC State Board of Education as a Global-Ready District

The North Carolina State Board of Education and the NC Department of Public Instruction recognized Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) as a Global-Ready District at the prepared level on February 1, 2017. CMS was one of the first two districts in the state to earn the

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Educator Opportunities in Chapel Hill and Brussels from the UNC Center for European Studies

EU in NC Study Tours May 18-19 | Community College Educators | Deadline March 15 August 14-15 | K-12 Educators | Deadline May 15 + More info + Application (K-12 and CC) CES will be hosting two-day study tours on UNC-Chapel

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Choices and World View Partner for a Summer Institute on Exploring the Choices Approach to Contested Issues

An Immersion Program for Choices Workshop Leaders Exploring the Choices Approach to Contested Issues July 10-12, 2017 @ UNC-Chapel Hill Co-sponsored by World View Who Should Attend Anyone who will present the Choices Program’s materials and approach to other educators!

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Now open – Latin American & Caribbean Lending Library!

The UNC-Duke Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies is proud to announce the launch of its   Latin American & Caribbean Lending Library! Sets of books are now available for K-12 level instruction free of cost. Educators may check

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