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Celebrating Holidays, Building Critical Literacy and Developing Global Competence

‘Tis the season to celebrate! While holidays are commonly used to introduce history, geography, national heroes and culture from around the world, they also present an opportunity to build critical literacy and develop global competence.  Below are a few steps

Experience the World Without Leaving North Carolina!

Engage all of your senses in a cultural experience that will take you around the world without leaving North Carolina. The 31st Annual International Festival will be October 14-16, 2016 at the Raleigh Convention Center.  To celebrate cultural heritage and community there will be

Jumpstarting the School Year with a Focus on Relationships and Greatness

The start of a new school year can bring about feelings of anxiety, excitement, fear, or joy. Whether you feel some, all, or none of these emotions, the new school year is fast approaching! On August 11, 2016 more than 300

Brexit…World View was There!

On June 23 the whole world watched as the votes rolled in and the United Kingdom voted to separate from the European Union. At the exact same time, World View’s delegation of educators on the 2016 study visit to Germany

Building Bridges: How Indian Americans Brought the U.S. and India Closer Together

August 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm FedEx Global Education Center When Swadesh Chatterjee arrived in the United States with his wife Manjusri and their baby daughter, he had just $35 in his pocket. A decade and a half

Summer Workshops from the Department of Public Instruction

The Department of Public Instruction in partnership with three of the Regional Education Service Alliances (RESAs) still has available dates for two Global Education Professional Development Workshops this summer.

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

World View Hosts Global Education Teacher Leader Institute

In June, World View hosted its first Global Education Teacher Leader Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill. The week-long program brought together over thirty teachers from across  North Carolina (and Washington D.C.) for a week of examining global issues, exploring leadership strategies and planning ways to implement global education

2016 International Folkmoot Festival in Western NC

July 21-31, 2016 Named as one of the Top Twenty Festivals in North Carolina by USA Today and a Top 20 Event in the Southeastern U.S. by the Southeast Tourism Society, the 2016 Folkmoot Festival is a two-week celebration of

World Wise Schools – Peace Corps Global Connections Pilot

Want to tap into the unique knowledge and experience volunteers can bring to your classroom project or lesson? World Wise Schools is looking for educators like you to join a pilot program.