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Superheroes From Around the Globe– and resources for teaching with them

Wonder Woman opened recently to much praise and solid box office sales, including the top spot in many nations around the world during its debut weekend. One of Wonder Woman’s appeals is that it challenges the typical notion of a

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South Piedmont Community College Celebrates First Scholars of Global Distinction

Kayla Prince, Tristan Shea and Kendra Watkins are South Piedmont Community College’s first Scholars of Global Distinction. All three students have been accepted to UNC-Chapel Hill for the fall semester. Prince and Shea are also the first Career and College

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Gaston College graduates first Scholar of Global Distinction

Gaston College’s first Scholar of Global Distinction, Avalon Warren, graduated on Friday, May 12, 2017. Warren achieved this honor by taking globally-intensive courses, presenting a portfolio, contributing to global activities and committing herself to being a global scholar. The North

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UNC’s Center for European Studies Outreach Programs for K-12 Educators

UNC’s Center for European Studies offers several programs for K-12 educators who want to learn and teach about Europe and the European Union. Programs are open to any K-12 educator. However, priority is given to underserved school districts (title I,

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Recognizing World Refugee Day—and Resources for Teaching About Refugees

“Our responses to refugees must be grounded in our shared values of responsibility sharing, non-discrimination and human rights.” —Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General from 2007 to 2016 June 20 is recognized internationally as World Refugee Day, a day of awareness

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Calling all Secondary Teachers! Summer Institute on the Middle East at Duke

The Middle East and Islam: New perspectives of Islamic History from the 16th century to the present Duke University June 25-29 APPLY TODAY!  Join the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies for a five-day workshop this summer designed to introduce

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Howard University Summer Africa in the Classroom & Community Institute

Africa in the Classroom & Community Summer  Institute for Teachers August 2-4, 2017 The Center for African Studies Outreach Program at Howard University is hosting a three-day summer institute for highly motivated educators interested in reading, learning, and teaching about

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New Media Literacy Resources from NEWSEUM

The Newseum, headquartered in Washington, D.C., promotes, explains and defends free expression and the five freedoms of the First Amendment: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition. Not only does Newseum have physical presence in Washington, D.C., but it offers many resources through its

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Education in Singapore: Changing the Focus from Just Grades

Singapore has a reputation for having a top place in international rankings for its rigorous and extensive educational system.  Many US universities have already established campuses in Singapore including the Chicago Business School, NYU, John Hopkins, and Duke University. Singapore

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Join the Carolina Asia Center for The Rise of Asian Civilizations, A Summer Workshop on July 8

The Rise of Asian Civilizations, A Summer Workshop July 8, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. UNC-Chapel Hill For hundreds of years, Asia has built rich civilizations known for their cultures and advancements in technology. Come join us for a

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