One World Education News

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
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 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    Read more