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October 2016

World View Fall Symposium-Innovation and Technology to Drive Global Learning 

October 19, 2016 - October 20, 2016

World View at UNC-Chapel Hill offers exciting professional development opportunities in global education for K-12 teachers, school administrators, and community college educators. Our fall programs for K12 educators feature innovative strategies to drive global learning. Continuing Education Units earned can be applied toward the NC Global Educator Digital Badge process. Register for the fall global education symposium and online course today! How do you drive global learning?  With innovation and technology!

World View’s Annual K12 Global Education Symposium Innovation and Technology to Drive Global…

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November 2016


November 9, 2016 - November 10, 2016

From Local to Global: Exploring Environmental Sustainability November 9-10, 2016 Our Community College Symposium is held each November in Chapel Hill, NC. This day-a-half program explores significant global issues, offers best practices in global education, and provides educators an opportunity to incorporate global components into the curriculum. The 2016 symposium will focus on the environment and sustainability. Venue The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education 100 Friday Center Drive 27707United States + Google Map

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Fall 2016 Virtual Cultural Festival!

November 18, 2016

Bring the world to your students by participating in our Virtual Cultural Festival on Friday, November 18, 2016! All sessions are FREE and open to all K-12 teachers and students. Our presenters this semester are UNC students who have studied, lived, and/or worked abroad in Colombia, India, Spain, Italy, Hungary, and Austria. We will be sending out the link to sign up in our next newsletter! 9-10 AM: Colombia 10-11 AM: Spain and Italy 1:30-2:30 PM: Hungary and India Watch past presentations here!

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January 2017

Apply to the Navigators Spring 2017 Service Learning Experience!

January 2

Attention undergraduate students! Want to create a Culture Kit? Help middle school students learn about the world? Develop multimedia resources about intercultural topics for K-12 students? All while improving your own intercultural, technology, and leadership skills? If your answer is YES, the Carolina Navigators Service-Learning Experience is for you. Navigators is a highly selective, undergraduate service-learning program at UNC. Apply by JAN 2nd at http://unc.live/2hdDODf . Contact ebucrek@unc.edu with any questions.  

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FREE WEBINAR! Islam in America: A Cultural History

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Thursday, Jan 26, 2017, 7:00-8:30pm EST  To register, please visit http://americainclass.org/webinars/. We are partnering with the National Humanities Center to bring you this FREE webinar as part of their “America in Class Webinar” series. This webinar will pose the question, "What does it mean to be a Muslim American?" by addressing local and global, national and transnational identities. Through an introduction of a brief history of Islam in America, teachers will gain foundational knowledge necessary for understanding the contemporary cultural…

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Global Careers Workshop

January 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, 27599 United States
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Schedule for Saturday, Jan. 28: ·         9:30-10:00am – Coffee and pastries (atrium) ·         10:00-10:05am – Welcome remarks by Dr. Jonathan Hartlyn, Senior Associate Dean for Social Sciences and Global Programs (Nelson Mandela Auditorium) ·         10:05-11:20am – “The Employer’s Perspective:” General session with Dr. David Patton, Executive Vice President, American Councils for International            Education (Nelson Mandela Auditorium) ·         11:30am-12:45pm – “The Applicant’s Perspective:” Breakout sessions led by UNC alumni according to world region: o    Africa o   …

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March 2017

World View Spring Seminars

March 28 - March 30
The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education + Google Map

Explore significant global issues, examine regions of the world, learn best practices in global education and develop a vision for integrating global content in your classroom and school during our intense, multi-day spring seminars in Chapel Hill. Latin America and North Carolina A seminar for K-12 and community college educators March 28-29, 2017 Stories of Africa: Connected Over Time and Across the Globe A seminar for K-12 and community college educators March 29-30, 2017 COST LOCATION The William and Ida…

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April 2017

Spring 2017 Virtual Cultural Festival

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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August 2017

Accepting Kit Requests for the 2017-2018 School Year!

August 4
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November 2017

Fall 2017 Virtual Cultural Festival!

November 8 @ 9:15 am - November 9 @ 3:00 pm

FALL 2017 VIRTUAL CULTURAL FESTIVAL WEDNESDAY 11/8 AND THURSDAY 11/9! SIGN UP HERE! WEDNESDAY 11/8 SESSION #1: 9:15-10:15 AM- “Food Around the World!” (Spain, the Philippines, and China with Navigators Victoria, Josh, and Jonathan) SESSION #2: 12:30-1:30 PM- “Celebrations Around the World” (New Zealand, Dominican Republic, and Sierra Leone with Navigators Jesse, Ashley, and Isatta) THURSDAY 11/9 SESSION #3: 12:30-1:30 PM- “Folk Stories Around the World” (Eastern Band Cherokee, Jordan, and Afghanistan) SESSION #4: 2:00-3:00 PM- “Important Landmarks Around the World” (Canada, India,…

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