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LIBRARIES IN THE DIGITAL AGE

March 12, 2018

Much has been written about the role of the library in the digital age, and it’s clear that librarians today need a larger skill set than in the past – they’re keepers of books, but they also teach information literacy, run makerspaces, provide technical support, work on digital projects and teach and manage access to digital collections.

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FREE FILM AND RESOURCES – “REMARKABLE JOURNEY: EAST MEETS WEST”

March 12, 2018

Educators are invited to view and share Remarkable Journey: East Meets West, a free film from Video Dialog, Inc. Through lively first-person stories, Remarkable Journey explores the ‘pioneer’ generation of Indian immigrants to North Carolina.

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NEIL BOLICK RETIRES FROM WORLD VIEW: THANK YOU NEIL!

March 5, 2018

Neil Bolick, Associate Director of World View retired February 28 amongst warm wishes from colleagues, family and friends. Having created and developed World View’s community college program from the very beginning, Neil traveled the state for the past 15 years building strong partnerships and collaborations in urban and rural communities.

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BRINGING EAST ASIA INTO THE CLASSROOM AND WORLD VIEW’S UPCOMING SEMINAR: EAST ASIA: TRADITIONS, TRENDS AND TRANSFORMATIONS

February 13, 2018

East Asia is extraordinarily diverse and complex: culturally, ethnically, geographically, economically. In spite of rapid transitions due to globalization and geopolitical forces, East Asia maintains some of the world’s oldest cultural traditions. East Asia’s complexity, diversity and shifting role in global affairs present numerous opportunities for learning.

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EQUITY IN EDUCATION AND WORLD VIEW’S UPCOMING SEMINAR, BUILDING STRONGER BRIDGES: CULTURAL RESPECT AND EQUITY IN THE CLASSROOM

February 2, 2018

Last week education leaders met at the Public School Forum of North Carolina’s breakfast meeting to discuss the top ten issues in education for 2018. As noted in priority #8, “let’s get comfortable with the uncomfortable” was a recommendation to pursue outcomes-focused strategies towards racial equity.

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