Category: Climate/Environment

Earth Day 2016

Each year for the last 45 years, Earth Day – April 22nd – signifies the anniversary of the modern environmental movement and has become an annual event where activities are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.  The theme

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! 

World View Introduces North Carolina Educators to Education, Environment in Ecuador

Story and photos by Shannon Harvey, UNC Global. Published January 6, 2015. Antonio Wilkins, principal of Magnolia Elementary in Lumberton, North Carolina, has deep roots in Robeson County. He grew up in nearby Pembroke, a town of around 3,000 and

COP21 and Educator Resources for Climate Literacy

From November 30 to December 11, 2015 over 150 world leaders will meet to discuss climate change (Follow #COP21 on Twitter). The United Nations Climate Change Conference is an annual Conferences of Parties (COP) under the UN’s Framework Convention on

2016 National Summer Institute: Exploring Nature & Culture in Japan

Primary Source is organizing a national institute on Japan for K-8 educators.  The summer institute will be held at Showa/Boston and will explore how Japanese have interacted over time with the natural world. Gain content and resources to expand lessons

Landfill Harmonic Recognizes World View as an Inspiring Initiative

World View was featured this month as an “inspiring initiative” in Landfill Harmonic’s newsletter. After producer and co-director Juliana Peñaranda-Loftus traveled to Chapel Hill to host a screening of Landfill Harmonic at World View’s K-12 Symposium, our two organizations connected

Teach for our Future, Care for our Planet

At World View, preparing educators for the realities of today’s world is our highest priority. For that reason, the issues at the heart of World View are the issues at the heart of the world around us. The care of

World View Goes Green – Sustainability Efforts Start with the K-12 Global Education Symposium

On October 21-22, World View will host its annual K-12 Global Education Symposium on the topic of environmental sustainability at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC. This day and a half program will explore significant issues