Category: 6-8

Experience the World Without Leaving North Carolina!

Engage all of your senses in a cultural experience that will take you around the world without leaving North Carolina. The 31st Annual International Festival will be October 14-16, 2016 at the Raleigh Convention Center.  To celebrate cultural heritage and community there will be

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Jumpstarting the School Year with a Focus on Relationships and Greatness

The start of a new school year can bring about feelings of anxiety, excitement, fear, or joy. Whether you feel some, all, or none of these emotions, the new school year is fast approaching! On August 11, 2016 more than 300

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Traditional Chinese Music and Taiwanese Folk Songs

May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Room, UNC-Chapel Hill Join the Carolina Asia Center for an evening of traditional Chinese music. Music will be performed by the RTP Chinese Traditional Instrumental Ensemble, and Taiwanese folk

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Free Magazine for Kids about the Global Refugee Crisis

Today, an estimated 30 million children are on the run. They have fled their homes because of brutal violence, extreme poverty, or both. The newest edition of UNICEF ACT magazine for kids, “Children on the Move,” provides a comprehensive and child-friendly look

Posted in 6-8, Eurasia & East Europe, Europe, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, International Politics, K-5, Mid-East, Migration, Multiple Regions, News, Peace and Conflict, Social Studies

World View Participant Wins National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship

In 2013, Nicholas Gattis, a band director at Carmel Middle School in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, traveled to Costa Rica with World View. Three years later, Gattis is continuing his world travels, this time to Iceland! 

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Art & Music, Climate/Environment, Europe, Featured News, Globalization, Migration, News

New Roots / Nuevas Raices Oral History Program and Reception

February 24 @ 5:30-7:30 pm UNC-Chapel Hill FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill  A project of the Latino Migration Project, housed in the Institute for the Study of the Americas

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Upcoming FREE Programs for Teachers

Witnessing the Witnesses: Teaching the Holocaust in North Carolina March 4-5, 2016

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World View is Hiring!

World View is excited to announce an opening for the position of Assistant Program Manager.  The Assistant Program Manager position supports World View’s core mission of helping North Carolina educators internationalize their schools and community colleges by providing office support

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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

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What will you explore in 2016?

Each year at the Global Education Leaders Program we begin the program with three questions: What do you Love? What are you good at doing? Does the world need it? When the Leaders’ cohort begins the discussion they reflect on

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