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Teaching Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27th the world commemorates the Holocaust. It’s a relatively new day of international remembrance – the UN designated it in 2005 – and it falls on the date of the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945. It’s also a

Acclaimed Galician Bagpiper and Scholar Introduces the World Through the Arts

Cristina Pato is an internationally acclaimed Galician bagpiper and has performed with orchestras around the world in Europe, India, China, Korea and Mexico. Pato and her quartet were recently featured in the fall performance series at the Carolina Performing Arts

Taking Time for Global Poetry: The School Where I Studied by Yehuda Amichai

Poetry, among many things, is a global way to communicate common ground between peoples and cultures. Take a moment today to read the poem The School Where I Studied written by internationally acclaimed poet, Yehuda Amichai. Recognized as one of

World View’s K-12 Human Rights and Social Justice Symposium

Over 200 educators from across North Carolina descended on Chapel Hill last week to participate in World View’s K-12 Global Education Symposium on Human Rights and Social Justice. Working off of a theme developed three years ago, World View welcomed

Together for Peace: International Day of Peace, September 21

Peace comes from being able to contribute the best that we have, and all that we are, toward creating a world that supports everyone. But it is also securing the space for others to contribute the best that they have

Upcoming Cultural Festivities in North Carolina

As summer comes to an end and students are just getting to know their new classmates for the new school year, there are many opportunities for students and teachers to explore the diverse cultures represented by the changing demographics of

Reflecting on the World View Study Visit to Costa Rica and Nicaragua

World View’s study visit to Costa Rica and Nicaragua began with an early morning flight on July 19. Sixteen K-12 and community college educators and administrators from across North Carolina immersed themselves in a new culture by touring important historical

Education in Singapore: Changing the Focus from Just Grades

Singapore has a reputation for having a top place in international rankings for its rigorous and extensive educational system.  Many US universities have already established campuses in Singapore including the Chicago Business School, NYU, John Hopkins, and Duke University. Singapore

2017 James L. Peacock Scholarship Winner Announced

When I tell people that I am a high school math teacher interested in global education, I am often met with perplexed stares.  After all, numbers are numbers, no matter where you are in the world.  But, with the help

Classroom Exchanges – Building Bridges for Classroom Learning

A classroom exchange can be a useful tool to engage your students in global learning. By allowing your class to interact directly with students from different countries and cultures, you are breaking down classroom walls and giving your students a

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