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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

Upcoming Webinar with New German Language Advisor for the Southeastern U.S.

The Georgia Department of Education will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday, October 6, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. to meet the new German Language Advisor for the Southeastern US, Michael Gottert.  Germany’s Central Agency for Schools Abroad assigns advisors to different regions for

Posted in Europe, Foreign Language, K-12, Other

Learning through Languages: a High School Research Symposium

From Buncombe to Brussels to Belize! The Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium is a unique program where your students can conduct a preliminary research project on global topics in the target language (Spanish, French, and German). Learn more

Posted in Europe, Foreign Language, K-12, Language Arts, Latin America, News

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

Remembering the Past, Informing the Future: Resources for Teaching about Genocide

This month marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world’s great powers at the time. The Second World War represented over six years of terrible

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