One World Education News

June 28, 2012
One World Education has been the subject of some great articles this month! Be Inkandescent "The online magazine for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs" posted the story, The Power of the Written Word Inspires Teens at One World Education in early June.  And today we were featured in the Huffington Post Education Blog, with Finding the Write Stuff: A Science Teacher Puts on Her Literacy Hat. Take a few minutes to read more about the positive impact One World Education's... Read more
May 31, 2012
One World Education continues to be recognized by local foundations, recently receiving a generous grant from The Herb Block Foundation. The foundation, set up to honor the bequest of political cartoonist Herb Block, is committed to defending basic freedoms, combating all forms of discrimination and prejudice and improving the condition of the poor and underprivileged.  OWEd was awarded a grant through its Pathways Out of Poverty program, which focuses on helping needy young people and... Read more
May 24, 2012
OWEd is pleased to announce that the Children's Charities Foundation has recently awarded us a grant. Children's Charities is a well-known local foundation that sponsors a number of annual events such as the BB&T Classic,  the BasketBall Gala, and Coats for Kids.  They also fund non-profit organizations that support disadvantaged and at-risk children by strengthening their health and welfare, supporting strong and cohesive families, and assisting educational and recreational... Read more
May 17, 2012
One World Education held its 4th annual Youth, Culture and Learning Celebration at the historic GALA Theatre on May 1, 2012.  The event recognized the hard work and writing skills of our 12 new One World Student Ambassadors and was a chance for their families, their teachers, and the community to honor them.  Check out our new video to learn more about these 12 student writers!  At the YCLC, DCPS Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Carey Wright, presented our new Global... Read more
March 28, 2012
One World Education is thrilled to participate in the inaugural conference of Georgetown University's Gnovis Journal on Wednesday, April 11, 2012!  Gnovis, the peer-reviewed journal for the Communication, Culture, and Technology Department, has invited our Executive Director, Eric Goldstein, to speak at the conference entitled "Academedia".  This innovative conference will revolve around topics like new media, developing technologies, education, collaboration, policy initiatives... Read more
March 15, 2012
One World Education kicked off the early summer weather with a great craft beer night at the Mellow Mushroom in Adams Morgan, Washington D.C.  Board members, supporters, and new friends came to celebrate the completion of this year's One World Reflection Writing Program.  We far surpassed our goal in the number of submissions we received, so there was a lot to celebrate.   We also started selling tickets for our highly anticipated upcoming event: the Youth, Culture and Learning... Read more
February 15, 2012
One World Education is getting ready to host our big event of the year, the 2012 Youth, Culture, & Learning Celebration (YCLC) to honor the newly selected 2012 student ambassadors and their One World Reflection essays on topics ranging from culture to local and global issues. Mark your calendars and be sure to join us to celebrate these young writers and their contribution to student-driven curriculum for the 2012-2013 school year. More details to come soon.   When: Tuesday,... Read more
February 15, 2012
As a leader in innovative Global Education, OWEd has been invited to participate in IREX's annual Global Education Fair this week. In attendance will be a select group of teachers who have implemented global learning in their classrooms nationwide. The Teachers for Global Classrooms Program at IREX, which organizes this event, provides professional development opportunities for middle and high school teachers across the country. Read more
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