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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

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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

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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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Onslow County Schools Earns Highest Recognition in the State for Global Education

The North Carolina State Board of Education designated Onslow County Schools as a Global-Ready Model District, making the district a leader in North Carolina for its focus on global education.  It is the only district in the state to meet

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Islam in America: A Cultural History

New webinar offered for K-12 and Community College Humanities Teachers! Thursday, January 26, 2017, 7:00-8:30pm EST Webinar Leader: Ellen McLarney, Associate Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University This webinar will pose the question, “What does it mean

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World View’s Top 10 for 2017

The New Year brings promise for peace, technological and medical advances, innovation, and more.  Here are some of the things we look forward to.  What about you? #1  Fantastic global education programs in Chapel Hill, including 2 seminars in March

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Teaching Human Rights

December 10 marked Human Rights Day, an international day of celebration recognizing the Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations in 1948. The Declaration represents the first global expression of what many people believe to be the rights

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Celebrating Holidays, Building Critical Literacy and Developing Global Competence

‘Tis the season to celebrate! While holidays are commonly used to introduce history, geography, national heroes and culture from around the world, they also present an opportunity to build critical literacy and develop global competence.  Below are a few steps

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Fueling Creative Teaching and Learning with Google Cultural Institute

How can teachers use technology with purpose so that learning is the intentional outcome not just “bells and whistles” of the latest technological breakthrough? How can teachers today use technology to unleash curiosity in the classroom? How can teachers stir

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First Global Educator Digital Badge and Global-Ready School Designations Awarded

Global Education is moving forward in North Carolina to produce globally competitive graduates ready to live, work and contribute in an interconnected world. On November 3rd the North Carolina State Board of Education officially recognized the first recipient of the

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