Category: Globalization

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

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Classroom Connections, Classroom Connections & Projects, Featured News, Foreign Language, Globalization, K-12, K-5, Language Arts, Multiple Regions, News, Other, Region, Uncategorized

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

Posted in Classroom Connections & Projects, Community College, Europe, Featured News, Globalization, International Politics, K-12, News

2016-2017 Council Scholar Award Program from World Affairs Council of Charlotte

The World Affairs Council of Charlotte is pleased to announce the Council Scholar Award Program for the 2016-2017 school year. This signature WACC international education initiative offers a unique opportunity for selected educators to travel abroad for professional development opportunities and

Posted in Featured News, Globalization, K-12, Multiple Regions

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

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

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.

Posted in Classroom Connections & Projects, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, K-12, Multiple Regions, News, Peace and Conflict

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