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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

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

World View study visit participants featured in Johnston County Report

Last week, the Johnston County Report featured Selma Elementary teachers Heidi Meyer, Katie Strickland, and Dani Yarborough participation in World View’s study visit to Costa Rica and Nicaragua this past summer. You can read the article here.

Posted in Featured News, Latin America, News

North Carolina Festivals

How can you experience the world without leaving the state? Check out one of North Carolina’s many upcoming international festivals!

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Africa, Art & Music, Asia, Community College, Eurasia & East Europe, Europe, Featured News, Foreign Language, Grade, K-12, K-5, Language Arts, Latin America, Mid-East, Multiple Regions, News, Region, Uncategorized

Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario

In this astonishing true story, award-winning journalist Sonia Nazario recounts the unforgettable odyssey of a Honduran boy who braves unimaginable hardship and peril to reach his mother in the United States. When Enrique is five years old, his mother, too

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

Free International Symposium at UNC-Chapel Hill

“Entrepreneurship, Artisans, and Traders: The Remaking of China-Latin America Economies” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill June 1-2, 2015 Sponsored by Volkswagen Foundation, Hannover, Germany; Department of Anthropology, UNC-CH; Carolina Asia Center, UNC-CH; Institute for the Study of the

Posted in 9-12, Asia, Community College, Featured News, Latin America, News, Uncategorized

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

Online Course: Turning Points in Latin American History and Culture

Course Dates: July 8 – August 4, 2015 PDPs/Credits: 22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit available Fee: $225 plus optional fee for 1 graduate credit ($100)

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