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Follow World View’s Study Visit to Ecuador

Saturday morning at 9:00am, the World View study visit to Ecuador took off from Raleigh-Durham International Airport with eighteen educators! UNC Global staff member, Shannon Harvey, accompanied the group and started a tumblr page to keep those of us back

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Community College, Featured News, Grade, K-12, K-5, Latin America, News, Science, Social Studies

Recommended Summer Reading: “Americanah”

One of the more memorable TED Talks I’ve watched in recent years was “The danger of a single story,” presented by Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. As a “storyteller,” Adichie describes through stories and reflection the dangers of stereotypes, single

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Africa, Community College, Europe, Featured News, Grade, K-12, K-5, Multiple Regions, News, Uncategorized

NC Teachers Start Earning Badges in Global Education

North Carolina’s K-12 educators can be recognized for their hard work and achievements in global education. Through an innovative badging system approved by the NC State Board of Education and managed by districts and the NC Department of Public Instruction

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Featured News, Grade, K-12, K-5, News, Uncategorized

An Invitation to The Forum on Migration and Cultural Re-Creation across Borders

The organizers of the Borderlands of the Iberian World Second International Authors’ Colloquium cordially invite you to The Forum on Migration and Cultural Re-Creation across Borders

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

Summer Opportunities

Summer is just around the corner! Do you have summer plans? World View’s international study visits are full, but there are other opportunities available. Below is a list of summer institutes, courses or conferences, as well as study visits, volunteer,

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Africa, Asia, Eurasia & East Europe, Europe, Featured News, Grade, K-12, K-5, Latin America, Mid-East, Multiple Regions, News, Uncategorized

From Where I Stand: Creating Peace in the World by Inspiring Students

What does peace mean to you? What if the meaning of peace was discussed in every classroom? How would all our lives change? Recently I attended the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center Conference entitled The People Centered Approach to Conflict Resolution

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Community College, Featured News, Grade, K-12, K-5, Multiple Regions, News, Uncategorized

2015 Summer Leadership Conference – Western Region Education Service Alliance (WRESA)

The Western Region Education Service Alliance will host the 2015 Summer Leadership Conference from June 28 – July 1, 2015 at Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. The leadership conference, co-sponsored by the NC Association of School Administrators (NCASA), is

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

Educators drum, draw, and deepen their knowledge during World View’s regional seminars

Last week, World View hosted our annual spring seminars in Chapel Hill at the William and Ida Friday Center. The seminars, Latin America and North Carolina and The Modern Middle East, brought K-12 and community college educators from around the

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Community College, Featured News, Grade, K-12, K-5, Latin America, Mid-East, News, Uncategorized

Middle East Content Survey

Searching for content and/or resources on the Middle East? The Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies wants to hear from you! The consortium is conducting a short survey to assess demand for Middle East material among North Carolina educators. Your

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Community College, Featured News, K-12, K-5, Mid-East, News, Uncategorized

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