Category: Human Rights

Education is the Key to Peace

As we all know, our individual and collective worlds can change in an instant. World View joins many around the world to grieve recent attacks on innocent people.

Posted in Community College, Featured News, Human Rights, K-12, Multiple Regions, News, Peace and Conflict

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

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

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

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

The Jan Karski Institute for Holocaust Education – Summer 2016

Applications are now being accepted for the Jan Karski Institute that will take place on July 10-17, 2016 at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.. Teachers interested in participating in the program should apply here by the April 15, 2016 deadline.

Posted in 9-12, Europe, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, International Politics, Peace and Conflict, Social Studies

Free DVDs and Curriculum from Journeys in Film

Journeys in Film is partnering with the Malala Fund and Participant Media to give FREE He Named Me Malala DVDs and licensing fees to teachers and educators who want to bring Malala’s story into their curriculum. See more from Journeys in Film

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

Film Screening: Timbuktu

Thursday, February 18 | Doors at 6:00pm, Movie at 6:30pm Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-CH

Posted in 9-12, Africa, Community College, Featured News, Foreign Language, Globalization, Human Rights, International Politics, Mid-East, Peace and Conflict, Social Studies

FREE Workshop – Witnessing the Witness: Teaching the Holocaust in North Carolina

March 4-5, 2016 Chapel Hill Public Library “Witnessing the Witnesses: Teaching the Holocaust in North Carolina” will diversify participant understanding of Holocaust history, providing them with skills to help their students think deeply about the lives and experiences of individuals,

Posted in Community College, Eurasia & East Europe, Europe, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, International Politics, K-12, Language Arts, Peace and Conflict, Social Studies, World Religions

Upcoming FREE Programs for Teachers

Witnessing the Witnesses: Teaching the Holocaust in North Carolina March 4-5, 2016

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Eurasia & East Europe, Featured News, Globalization, Human Rights, Language Arts, Multiple Regions, Social Studies