One World Education News

January 25, 2012
Columbia Heights is the place to be for aspiring writers! During the month of February, OWEd is holding a series of free, weekly workshops for middle and high school students at 826DC. The workshops are designed to let students know about the current Culture & Global Issues Writing Program and work with them on their submissions. When:   Tuesdays - Jan 31, Feb 7, Feb 14 & Feb 21 Where:  826DC, 3233 14th Street, NW Time:    ... Read more
January 4, 2012
One World Education is kicking off the 2012 Culture & Global Issues Writing Program! Celebrate your students' writing by helping them become published on the One World Education website. The program is easy to integrate and open to all middle and high school students in the Capital Region.  In March we will choose twelve new Student Ambassadors and align curriculum to their One World Reflections for the 2012-2013 school year. Find lesson plans, rubrics, student videos and... Read more
January 4, 2012
Join OWEd at the EdcampDC, an educator-organized "unconference" that will bring forward-thinking educators together to network, share ideas, and teach one another. Come out to participate in OWEd's two sessions, "Writing, Engagement, and Curriculum" and "Education, Entrepreneurship, and Non Profits." The event will take place Saturday, January 21st at the Paul Public Charter School in Washington, DC. Learn more and register at www.edcampdc.org. Read more
January 4, 2012
Last month, Rachel Zukowski joined our team as Program Director, managing the One World Education Reflection writing program and aligned curriculum. Rachel comes to us with almost a decade of teaching, tutoring, and curriculum experience at several DC area schools. She earned her Master's Degree in Education from GWU and has a passion for promoting innovative literacy instruction.She can be reached at rachel@oneworldeducation.org.    Read more
November 30, 2011
OWEd is excited to announce that over the next few months we will engage in several service projects so our student ambassadors can give back to our community. Put these dates on your calendars! January 12 and March 8  - Partner with the Rotary Club and Thrive DC to serve food to those in need at the St. Stephen's Community Center in Columbia Heights, followed by a pizza party for Rotary Club volunteers and OWEd student ambassadors and parents. Space is limited, so sign... Read more
November 30, 2011
On November 10th, OWEd Executive Director and Founder, Eric Goldstein, presented to a group of international education delegates on the importance of partnerships between schools and communities. The presentation focused on the services that both businesses and non-profit organizations provide schools to benefit students and teachers.  Read more
November 30, 2011
One World Education is thrilled to welcome our two newest board members. Malitta Nicholson Seamon is CEO of the Seamon Corporation, a company she founded and has built with a 21-year history of delivering effective information management solutions for national and global health, safety, and human service programs. Malitta is a native Washingtonian and was raised with the belief that honesty, hard work, and a commitment to doing positive work bring many rewards. Seth Silber is a partner in Wilson,... Read more
November 16, 2011
In August, OWEd launched our SchoolTube page. Because Youtube is blocked in so many schools, our SchoolTube page will allow students to view videos from our Student Ambassadors who share writing techniques and strategies to improve writing. Check out the new page here - One World Education SchoolTube   Read more
July 12, 2011
The District of Columbia Public Schools Website highlights the nine DCPS students featured as ambassadors in One World Education's Youth, Culture and Learning Celebration. Check out the featured link here! Visit DCPS and See One World Education's Page   Read more
June 23, 2011
One World Education (OWEd) is a non-profit leader in promoting youth literacy and developing peer-to-peer curriculum that empowers teachers and engages students.  OWEd utilizes student-authored writing about culture and global issues as teaching tools for other students. If the above video doesn't work, click here to watch the new video about One World Education programming and impact on students and teachers. Read more

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