Category: Mid-East

Curriculum Development Grants from The American Turkish Society

Application Deadline: June 30, 2016 The American Turkish Society is pleased to announce the open call for the Fall 2016 cycle of Curriculum Development Grants.  

Posted in Art & Music, Featured News, Globalization, K-12, Language Arts, Mid-East, Social Studies

Iraqi Refugee Art Exhibit

May 13-15, 2016 William Peace University, Flowe Academic Building, Raleigh NC Flowe Academic Building is located along N. Blount Street at Pace Street

Posted in 9-12, Art & Music, Community College, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, Mid-East, Migration, Peace and Conflict

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

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World View Partners with Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies on Global Islam and the Arts Teacher Fellows Program

World View is pleased to announce our collaboration with the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies on the upcoming Global Islam and the Arts Teacher Fellows Program.

Posted in Africa, Art & Music, Featured News, Globalization, K-12, Language Arts, Mid-East, World Religions

THINK GIRLS DON’T DESERVE AN EDUCATION?

In an effort to share information from the overwhelmingly positive response to a partial screening of He Named Me Malala at World View’s Building Bridges: Cultural Respect and Equity in the Classroom, we’re sharing more resources on the film, curriculum and discussion guide

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Nowruz: Persian New Year Celebration

Monday, March 21 | 5:30PM Reception, 6:15PM Program Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room UNC-CH Join UNC Libraries in celebrating the UNC Library’s Persian Studies collection and Nowruz.

Posted in 9-12, Art & Music, Community College, Featured News, Foreign Language, Globalization, Language Arts, Mid-East, News, Social Studies, World Religions

Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed

Reading fiction is an enjoyable way to learn about different lands and cultures as well as our common humanity that ties us together.  Khaled Hosseini, the bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a

Posted in 9-12, Community College, Featured News, Globalization, Language Arts, Mid-East, Migration

The Global Islam and the Arts Teacher Fellows Program, 2016-2017

NC K-12 teachers and curriculum coordinators are invited to participate in the Global Islam & the Arts Teacher Fellows program. This intensive professional development opportunity will feature a year-long exploration of Muslim cultures through music, dance and dramatic performances during

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Free DVDs and Curriculum from Journeys in Film

Journeys in Film is partnering with the Malala Fund and Participant Media to give FREE He Named Me Malala DVDs and licensing fees to teachers and educators who want to bring Malala’s story into their curriculum. See more from Journeys in Film

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Film Screening: Timbuktu

Thursday, February 18 | Doors at 6:00pm, Movie at 6:30pm Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-CH

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