From Conflict to Cooperation? Exploring U.S.- Russia Relations

Posted on Nov 19, 2015 in Global Classroom | Comments Off on From Conflict to Cooperation? Exploring U.S.- Russia Relations

On November 17th, the World Affairs Council’s Global Classroom program was honored to host distinguished panel speakers Scott Radnitz, Jacqueline Miller, and Jill Dougherty for a timely teacher’s workshop at Seattle Preparatory School exploring U.S.-Russia relations.

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How to Become a Global Citizen: World Affairs Council Visits the International Community School

Posted on Sep 11, 2015 in Global Classroom, Youth | Comments Off on How to Become a Global Citizen: World Affairs Council Visits the International Community School

Why is it important to be a globally competent citizen? How can you engage with the world and understand different cultures and perspectives? What does it mean to be a Foreign Service Officer? These are just a few of the questions that Seattle University Professor Tom Taylor and Ambassador Roger Meece addressed during a presentation at the International Community School (ICS)’s first Student Summit on September 10, 2015.

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Greetings from Russia: The Power of Citizen Diplomacy

Posted on Sep 2, 2015 in Cultural Exchange, Global Classroom | Comments Off on Greetings from Russia: The Power of Citizen Diplomacy

Global Classroom director Ryan Hauck is currently in Russia as part of a 2-week teacher program with the American Friends of Russian Folklore. "This is a unique opportunity to experience Russian culture, interact with ordinary people in both urban and rural settings, and bring various historical and cultural stories back to students and teachers in Washington State." Read more about Ryan's experience.

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Local Teacher and Students Think Globally

Posted on Jun 10, 2015 in Community Programs, Global Classroom, Youth | Comments Off on Local Teacher and Students Think Globally

On May 26th, 2015 the World Affairs Council celebrated the tremendous work of local students and an outstanding educator. Brandon Frederick of Bonney Lake High School was honored as our 2014-15 World Educator and nine students in grades 3-12 were saluted for their award-winning essays on this year's "if you were a foreign correspondent" prompt. Watch videos from the event here.

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Global Classroom Gets a New Team Member

Posted on Apr 14, 2015 in Global Classroom | Comments Off on Global Classroom Gets a New Team Member

For nearly 20 years, Global Classroom has worked in K-12 schools and with K-12 teachers to ensure that global issues are a core part of students' learning. Recently, a new face joined the team, bringing years of teaching experience and tremendous enthusiasm for our mission. Meet Ryan Hauck, the new director of Global Classroom.

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Engaging Local Students on Global Issues

Posted on Feb 19, 2015 in Community Programs, Global Classroom, Youth | Comments Off on Engaging Local Students on Global Issues

By Charlotte Guard, Global Classroom Intern On January 22nd, the World Affairs Council hosted a global health event discussing the impact...

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