Creating A Global Media Center

A World View Workshop

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GCS Media Specialists Attend a workshop on Creating a Global Media Center

Nine GCS Media specialist from across the county attended Creating a Global Media center sponsored by the World View Workshop for K-12 Librarians, Media Coordinators, and Technology Specialists.

The LiveBinder of Resources for this workshop can be found at:

Special Thanks To Liliana Jordanov and the GCS Global Education for sponsoring our team.

Pocket Libraries for countries without Internet

Great Idea for a Service Learning Project for your library

  • Creating portable digital libraries for countries that do not have internet access. The concept is to copy websites, youtube videos, TedTalks, and many other resources into a small off line hard drive devices or even a chip that allows the user to take the information with them even without internet access. They are looking for partners to help support and fund the effort to share information with countries that can't otherwise access information.

Global Text Sets to Read Around the World

Skype people in other countries to help students become more globally aware.

Carolina Navigators

Carolina Navigators

A free program of the Center for Global Initiatives, Carolina Navigators enriches the education of both UNC and K-12 students through engaged international learning.

Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story

#WeNeedDiverseBooks: Multicultural Literature in the Media Center

Evaluating Literature

Book Lists:

Multicultural Favorites:


  • One Green Apple by Eve Bunting
  • The Composition by Antonio Skarmeta & Alfonso Ruano
  • The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos by Deborah Heligman
  • Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story From China by Ed Young
  • Ganesha's Sweet Tooth by Sanjay Patel


  • Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
  • Yes! We Are Latinos by Alma Flor Ada


  • Midaq Alley by Naguib Mahfouz
  • When I was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago
  • The Interpreter by Suki Kim
  • Flight by Sherman Alexie


Using Media in the Classroom: Best Practices for Technology and Copyright


  • Perform or display a legal copy
  • as part of classroom instruction

Terms of Service:

Fair Use:


Global Education Symposium

Wednesday, Oct. 21st, 8am to Thursday, Oct. 22nd, 4pm

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States


Global Environment Sustainability-

The K-12 Global Education Symposium is held each October 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 develop an global action plan for their classroom, school, or system.
The 2015 symposium will focus on global environment and sustainability.

Details coming soon!

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