Category: Migration

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

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

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

World View Participant Wins National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship

In 2013, Nicholas Gattis, a band director at Carmel Middle School in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, traveled to Costa Rica with World View. Three years later, Gattis is continuing his world travels, this time to Iceland! 

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Art & Music, Climate/Environment, Europe, Featured News, Globalization, Migration, News

Chatham County Teacher Borrows Money from World View (and you can too!)

One Teacher’s Experience Just last week, a World View Currency Kit was used to aid in the discussion of values. Ms. Wendi Pillars, of Chatham County Schools, used the Kit to explore the question of “How do our values manifest

Posted in Featured News, Global Economy, Globalization, K-12, Math, Migration, Multiple Regions, Social Studies

Latina/o Lives in the South: A Workshop on Oral Histories for the K-12 Classroom

Saturday, April 23, 2016  Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte, North Carolina  9:00 am – 3:00 pm 

Posted in Featured News, Foreign Language, Globalization, K-12, Latin America, Migration, Social Studies

Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed

Reading fiction is an enjoyable way to learn about different lands and cultures as well as our common humanity that ties us together.  Khaled Hosseini, the bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a

Posted in 9-12, Community College, Featured News, Globalization, Language Arts, Mid-East, Migration

New Roots / Nuevas Raices Oral History Program and Reception

February 24 @ 5:30-7:30 pm UNC-Chapel Hill FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill  A project of the Latino Migration Project, housed in the Institute for the Study of the Americas

Posted in 6-8, 9-12, Community College, Featured News, Foreign Language, Globalization, Language Arts, Latin America, Migration, Social Studies