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Bridging Cultures Initiative: Summer Workshop

Secondary educators are invited to participate in the Bridging Cultures Initiative, a unique summer workshop for teachers aimed at increasing teachers’ knowledge of diverse cultural perspectives and facilitating relationships with professional educators from around the world. The Bridging Cultures program consists of

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Global Brazil Conference

The Duke Brazil Initiative and Global Brazil Humanities Lab of the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute are pleased to announce the program for the first annual Global Brazil Conference to be held from March 26-28, 2015. Global Brazil is an opportunity for humanists, social scientists, and

Posted in 9-12, Community College, Featured News, Latin America, Uncategorized

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is observed globally on March 8th, and women from around the world are celebrating the progress they’ve made and the progress to come.

In America, National Women’s Day was a positive growth that began in 1908, but further grew with fervor following a tragic event: the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. In March of 1911, an astounding 145 women and teenagers were killed in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory building due to unfair working conditions and ill-equipped safety measures. The building was constructed so that the doors locked from the outside, meaning the women were incapable of unlocking the doors from the inside and were consequently left to the flames. The outrage surrounding this disaster increased attention to women’s rights in society and safety in the workplace.

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School Partnership in Berlin, Germany

The Checkpoint Charlie Foundation is looking for American schools that would be interested in establishing partnerships with Berlin schools. They are currently working with over twenty schools in Berlin. The partnerships can take many different forms, ranging from learning about the

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Classroom Connections & Projects, Eurasia & East Europe, K-12, K-5, News

UNG Federal Service Language Academy: Summer 2015 Opportunities

The University of North Georgia (UNG) will host the fifth summer language academy for high school rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in June and July 2015.  The Federal Service Language Academy (FSLA) is a three-week residential program for students who

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Global Education Opportunitiy

The Art of Transformation: A Workshop for Educators on the Migration of  People, Things, and Dreams between Guatemala and the U.S.   Featuring Filmmaker Mark Kendall,  Producer and Director of La Camioneta   Saturday, February 14, 2015 10:00 am – 4:30

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Teacher Exchange Program 2015

Interested in a teacher exchange program with Mexico? The Federal Government of Mexico and the Ministry of Education and Foreign Affairs to Mexico invites all state authorities in Mexico and the United States to submit nominations to the “Mexico –

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Happy New Year from World View!

On December 31, New York City’s Times Square will be filled with holiday revelers counting down the minutes until the ball drops at midnight and the New Year begins. Not everyone, however, celebrates the New Year on January 1. In

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NC Public Schools Global Educator Digital Badge for Teachers

Jan 2015 Webinars for Principals and Teachers The State Board of Education (SBE) approved the Global Educator Digital Badge for Teachers policy at the October 2, 2014, SBE meeting. Beginning in January 2015, a candidate for the Global Educator Digital

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The Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship

Calling all teachers—this is the moment you’ve been waiting for! The Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program is looking for 25 K-12 educators currently teaching in the U.S. or Canada to join us in 2015 for an all-expense-paid, adventure of a lifetime. This

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