Category: Social Studies

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

Posted in 9-12, Asia, Community College, Globalization, Migration, News, Social Studies

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.

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

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

Posted in Community College, Featured News, Globalization, K-12, Latin America, Multiple Regions, News, Social Studies

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

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

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

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

Posted in 6-8, Eurasia & East Europe, Europe, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, International Politics, K-5, Mid-East, Migration, Multiple Regions, News, Peace and Conflict, 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

Carolina Navigators Spring 2016 Virtual Cultural Festival

Bring the world to your students by participating in Carolina Navigators’ Virtual Cultural Festival on Friday, April 8, 2016! All sessions are FREE and open to all K-12 teachers and students.

Posted in Classroom Connections & Projects, Featured News, Foreign Language, Globalization, K-12, Language Arts, Migration, Multiple Regions, News, Science, Social Studies

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