Category: K-12

International Day for Biological Diversity 2018

On this day, May 22nd, countries and communities around the world are celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity. In 1993 the United Nations officially declared May 22nd the International Day for Biological Diversity to raise awareness about the world’s

Announcing the 2018 World View Fellows Program: The OVERBook Project on the Environment and Sustainability

K-12 and community college educators of all disciplines from World View partner institutions are invited to apply to the 2018 World View Fellows Program. The OVERBook Project on the Environment and Sustainability is an interdisciplinary professional learning opportunity which aims

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

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

#Innovate4GlobalEd K-12 Global Education Symposium a Success!

Over 250 educators from across the state came to Chapel Hill last week to participate in World View’s K-12 Global Education Symposium, Innovation and Technology to Drive Global Learning.  Co-sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and UNC’s

Columbus Day – Resources for the Classroom

Columbus Day is celebrated in the United States to commemorate Italian-born Christopher Columbus landing in the New World on October 12, 1492, the first European to explore the Americas since the Vikings settled Greenland and Newfoundland in the 10th century.

Celebrate Latin American/Hispanic Heritage Month!

Did you know? Latin American/Hispanic Heritage Month is now through October 15! President Lyndon B. Johnson established the month in 1968, and it was signed into law as a national history month 20 years later. Latin American/Hispanic Heritage Month marks

Free Registration for the National Geographic Bee!

The National Geographic Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject, and increase public awareness about geography. This year, students in

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

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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