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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

Europe United: A High School Trivia Competition on Contemporary Europe

“Europe United” is a unique jeopardy style trivia competition on contemporary European history and issues, designed to help high school students who are preparing for AP/IB European History exams-and those who just want to show off their smarts!

Posted in 9-12, Europe, Featured News, Global Economy, Globalization, International Politics, Language Arts, Social Studies

The Jan Karski Institute for Holocaust Education – Summer 2016

Applications are now being accepted for the Jan Karski Institute that will take place on July 10-17, 2016 at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.. Teachers interested in participating in the program should apply here by the April 15, 2016 deadline.

Posted in 9-12, Europe, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, International Politics, Peace and Conflict, Social Studies

FREE Workshop – Witnessing the Witness: Teaching the Holocaust in North Carolina

March 4-5, 2016 Chapel Hill Public Library “Witnessing the Witnesses: Teaching the Holocaust in North Carolina” will diversify participant understanding of Holocaust history, providing them with skills to help their students think deeply about the lives and experiences of individuals,

Posted in Community College, Eurasia & East Europe, Europe, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, International Politics, K-12, Language Arts, Peace and Conflict, Social Studies, World Religions

Brussels Study Tour Grants for Teachers, Community College Instructors and MSI/HCBU Faculty

Each year, the UNC Center for European Studies choses a North Carolina cohort of undergraduate students, K-12 teachers, community college instructors, and MSI/HCBU faculty to join a study tour to Brussels, Belgium. This tour, organized by the University of Pittsburgh’s

Posted in Community College, Europe, Globalization, K-12

COP21 and Educator Resources for Climate Literacy

From November 30 to December 11, 2015 over 150 world leaders will meet to discuss climate change (Follow #COP21 on Twitter). The United Nations Climate Change Conference is an annual Conferences of Parties (COP) under the UN’s Framework Convention on

Posted in Climate/Environment, Europe, Featured News, Multiple Regions, News

Resources for helping students understand the recent attacks

In the wake of attacks that occurred in Paris last week, we struggle to understand the tragic events, we grieve the loss of innocent lives and those injured as we witness varied responses by government and community leaders. Unfortunately, the

Posted in Community College, Europe, Featured News, K-12, Mid-East, Multiple Regions, News, Peace and Conflict, Uncategorized

World View Joins People Around the World

World View joins people around the world saddened by the recent senseless killings and harm of innocent people, which unfortunately and all too often sweeps across cultures and continents. These tragedies come on the heels of our recent community college

Posted in Europe, Featured News, News, Uncategorized

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