Category: Latin America

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

Posted in Community College, K-12, Latin America, Uncategorized

2016 Summer Olympic Games – Resources for Teachers

Sport is a universal language that can bring people together, no matter what their origin, background, religious beliefs or economic status. -Kofi Annan, Former United Nations Secretary General Move over London, it’s Rio’s turn to shine! For the first time

Posted in Community College, Featured News, Globalization, K-12, Latin America, Multiple Regions, News, Social Studies

Latina/o Lives in the South: A Workshop on Oral Histories for the K-12 Classroom

Saturday, April 23, 2016  Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte, North Carolina  9:00 am – 3:00 pm 

Posted in Featured News, Foreign Language, Globalization, K-12, Latin America, Migration, Social Studies

New Roots / Nuevas Raices Oral History Program and Reception

February 24 @ 5:30-7:30 pm UNC-Chapel Hill FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill  A project of the Latino Migration Project, housed in the Institute for the Study of the Americas

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Community College, Featured News, Foreign Language, Globalization, Language Arts, Latin America, Migration, Social Studies

World View Participant Featured in NCSCA News!

World View participant and school counselor at William G. Enloe Magnet High School, Toria Greene, was recently featured in the NCSCA News, a newsletter resource for North Carolina school counselors. Ms. Greene’s article, “Multicultural Competence, A Work in Progress Through Cultural Immersion,”

Posted in 9-12, Featured News, Globalization, K-12, Latin America, 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

The Costa Rican Oxcart: A World Heritage Artifact for Your School or College!

One thing you quickly learn while traveling in Costa Rica is that the country’s national symbol is the painted Oxcart. Over the past six years, World View has taken nearly 200 K-12 and community college educators on study visits to

Posted in Classroom Connections, Featured News, Grade, Latin America, News, Other

Global Education Teacher Leader Highlight: Seth Bunch

In 2015, World View began a program for teacher leaders to foster collaboration and innovation in K-12 schools and to promote the integration of global education in the classroom. Teachers traveled to Chapel Hill from around North Carolina to be

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Featured News, Grade, Latin America, News, Uncategorized

Landfill Harmonic Recognizes World View as an Inspiring Initiative

World View was featured this month as an “inspiring initiative” in Landfill Harmonic’s newsletter. After producer and co-director Juliana Peñaranda-Loftus traveled to Chapel Hill to host a screening of Landfill Harmonic at World View’s K-12 Symposium, our two organizations connected

Posted in Art & Music, Climate/Environment, Globalization, K-12, Latin America, Other, 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