Category: Art & Music

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

Posted in Art & Music, ESLTESOL, Featured News, Foreign Language, Global Economy, Globalization, International Politics, K-12, Language Arts, Math, Multiple Regions, News, Science, Social Studies

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

Posted in Art & Music, Community College, Featured News, Globalization, K-12, Multiple Regions, News

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

Traditional Chinese Music and Taiwanese Folk Songs

May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Room, UNC-Chapel Hill Join the Carolina Asia Center for an evening of traditional Chinese music. Music will be performed by the RTP Chinese Traditional Instrumental Ensemble, and Taiwanese folk

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Art & Music, Asia, Community College, Featured News, Globalization, News

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

World View’s Global Distinction Program Taking Off at Community Colleges

World View directs a national model program that develops community colleges of global distinction.  Students who complete globally intensive courses, participate in international activities and gain global experience graduate with a “Global Distinction” notation on their transcripts.

Posted in Art & Music, Classroom Connections & Projects, Community College, Featured News, Globalization, Language Arts, Math, Multiple Regions, Science, Social Studies

Earth Day 2016

Each year for the last 45 years, Earth Day – April 22nd – signifies the anniversary of the modern environmental movement and has become an annual event where activities are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.  The theme

Posted in Art & Music, Climate/Environment, Community College, Featured News, K-12, Language Arts, Math, Multiple Regions, Science, Social Studies

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

Posted in Art & Music, Community College, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, K-12, Language Arts, Mid-East, Migration, News, Social Studies

World View Participant Wins National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship

In 2013, Nicholas Gattis, a band director at Carmel Middle School in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, traveled to Costa Rica with World View. Three years later, Gattis is continuing his world travels, this time to Iceland! 

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Art & Music, Climate/Environment, Europe, Featured News, Globalization, Migration, News