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Aziz Sancar – Carolina Gem

This past October, news broke that UNC-Chapel Hill’s Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics in the School of Medicine, Aziz Sancar, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Sancar earned the award for his work on mapping the

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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

Second Annual Student Technology Conference

The second annual Student Technology Conference, a free one-day online event bringing together students, educators and innovators from around the world, will be held Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 9 Am to 9 Pm EST. All are invited to attend!

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Classroom Connections, Community College, Math, Multiple Regions, News, Science

2016 National Summer Institute: Exploring Nature & Culture in Japan

Primary Source is organizing a national institute on Japan for K-8 educators.  The summer institute will be held at Showa/Boston and will explore how Japanese have interacted over time with the natural world. Gain content and resources to expand lessons

Posted in 6-8, Asia, Climate/Environment, Globalization, K-5, News, Science, Social Studies

What are you doing to celebrate International Education week?

THIS WEEK all over the world educators will be celebrating International  Education Week (IEW).  This designated time  honors international education and exchange worldwide and promotes programs that prepare students for a global environment and encourages the sharing of global experiences

Posted in Art & Music, Classroom Connections, Classroom Connections & Projects, Community College, ESLTESOL, Foreign Language, Globalization, K-12, Language Arts, Multiple Regions, News, Other, Science, Social Studies

The Rural School and Community Trust Global Teacher Fellowship

The Rural Trust Global Teacher Fellowship program awards up to 25 fellowships a year to support the professional and personal development of rural teachers. The awards (up to $5,000 for individual teachers and $10,000 for a team of two or

Posted in Art & Music, Classroom Connections & Projects, ESLTESOL, Featured News, Foreign Language, Globalization, K-12, Language Arts, Math, Multiple Regions, News, Other, Science, Social Studies

Resources for Teaching the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Though the Syrian refugee crisis has been in the news for months, it has often been relegated to background stories that many ignore. Repetitive numbers and statistics eventually lose their impact and the media is onto the next big story

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Art & Music, Community College, Eurasia & East Europe, Europe, Featured News, K-12, K-5, Language Arts, Mid-East, Multiple Regions, News, Science, Social Studies

Join iEARN-USA’s Thunderclap to promote education for all!

See below for an important message from Ed Gragert, Interim Executive Director of iEARN-USA. Dear Global Educators: As we near the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals later this month, a key global education issue is the struggle that girls

Posted in ESLTESOL, Foreign Language, K-12, Language Arts, Math, Multiple Regions, News, Science, Social Studies

The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program

The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program application cycle is open.  This program provides teachers with an opportunity for independent study and professional development abroad to learn about promising practices from other countries and/or develop resources to internationalize their classrooms

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Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival is a free-ticketed event on the Great Lawn in Central Park in New York City on Saturday, September 26, 2015. The Festival is timed to coincide with the launch of the United Nations’ new Global Goals

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Art & Music, Community College, ESLTESOL, Featured News, Foreign Language, K-12, K-5, Language Arts, Math, Multiple Regions, News, Science, Social Studies