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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 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

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Classroom Connections, Climate/Environment, Community College, Featured News, Globalization, K-12, K-5, Latin America, News, Science, Uncategorized

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

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Community College, Featured News, Featured Partners, K-12, K-5, News

FREE Professional Development on WWI and the Transformation of the Middle East

World War I and the Transformation of the Middle East February 19-20, 2016 UNC-Chapel Hill

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Art & Music, Featured News, Globalization, K-12, K-5, Mid-East, Social Studies

2016 National Summer Institute: Exploring Nature & Culture in Japan

Primary Source is organizing a national institute on Japan for K-8 educators.  The summer institute will be held at Showa/Boston and will explore how Japanese have interacted over time with the natural world. Gain content and resources to expand lessons

Posted in 6-8, Asia, Climate/Environment, Globalization, K-5, News, Science, Social Studies

National Geographic Bee

Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest is designed to inspire students to be curious about the world. Schools with students in

Posted in 6-8, Africa, Eurasia & East Europe, Europe, Globalization, K-5, Latin America, Mid-East, Migration, Multiple Regions, News, Social Studies

Celebrate and Teach Holidays through a Global Lens

Holidays and celebrations to commemorate a historical event or person can be an exciting opportunity to introduce history, geography, national heroes and culture from around the world. As we enter into what many of us in the United States call

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Featured News, Grade, K-12, K-5, Multiple Regions, News, Other, Uncategorized, World Religions

Teach for our Future, Care for our Planet

At World View, preparing educators for the realities of today’s world is our highest priority. For that reason, the issues at the heart of World View are the issues at the heart of the world around us. The care of

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Climate/Environment, Featured News, Grade, K-12, K-5, Multiple Regions, News, Region, Uncategorized

World View Goes Green – Sustainability Efforts Start with the K-12 Global Education Symposium

On October 21-22, World View will host its annual K-12 Global Education Symposium on the topic of environmental sustainability at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC. This day and a half program will explore significant issues

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Climate/Environment, Featured News, Grade, K-12, K-5, Multiple Regions, News, Uncategorized

Resources for Teaching the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Though the Syrian refugee crisis has been in the news for months, it has often been relegated to background stories that many ignore. Repetitive numbers and statistics eventually lose their impact and the media is onto the next big story

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Art & Music, Community College, Eurasia & East Europe, Europe, Featured News, K-12, K-5, Language Arts, Mid-East, Multiple Regions, News, Science, Social Studies