Category: Classroom Connections

What do Olympic athletes, outliers, and a girl from Pakistan all have in common?

They are all subjects of The New York Times 5 top best sellers list in non-fiction paperback. Great educators always focus on students. Carefully crafted lessons and assignments are put together targeting certain learning outcomes. The majority of schools and

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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

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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

The Costa Rican Oxcart: A World Heritage Artifact for Your School or College!

One thing you quickly learn while traveling in Costa Rica is that the country’s national symbol is the painted Oxcart. Over the past six years, World View has taken nearly 200 K-12 and community college educators on study visits to

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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

Opportunities for Students and Teachers at the UNG Federal Service Language Academy

The University of North George is offering several summer opportunities for students and educators, including a language academy, immersion experiences in Germany and France and openings for tutors, counselors and instructors in the Federal Service Language Academy. See below for more information.

Posted in 9-12, Classroom Connections, Foreign Language, Multiple Regions, News

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