Category: International Politics

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

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

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

Europe United: A High School Trivia Competition on Contemporary Europe

“Europe United” is a unique jeopardy style trivia competition on contemporary European history and issues, designed to help high school students who are preparing for AP/IB European History exams-and those who just want to show off their smarts!

Posted in 9-12, Europe, Featured News, Global Economy, Globalization, International Politics, Language Arts, 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

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