Grants Awarded

The Longview Foundation funds education activities in:
State Networks on International Education, Internationalizing Teacher Preparation, and Innovations in International Education.

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Organization Program Area Amount Year Grant Description

Taking IT Global

Innovations in International Education

$24,000

2007

To enhance the "Understanding the Issues" section of this website to encourage young people Learn more >

Developmental Studies Center

Innovations in International Education

$25,000

2008

For the "AfterSchool KidzLit Program for the Global Age" designed to develop literacy and global literacy through units on the geography, history and cultures of diverse peoples and nations. Learn more >

First Book

Innovations in International Education

$30,000

2008

For "The World in Your Classroom: A Global Literacy Demonstration Initiative", a collaboration of First Book with Sesame Workshop and the University of Maryland's Human-Computer Interaction Lab. The project will develop and test globally themed collections of hard copy and digital books and educational media in pre-schools, elementary schools and other programs serving children from low-income families. Learn more >

Global Kids

Innovations in International Education

$25,000

2008

For the pilot phase of "Global Citizenship After School: An International Affairs Training Institute for After School Educators and Youth Workers" to share the organization's expertise educating underserved middle and high school age students about international affairs. Learn more >

Link TV

Innovations in International Education

$30,000

2008

For Global Link of World Educators, an educational outreach initiative for middle and high school for the Latin Pulse/Pulso Latino, Global Pulse and Explore programs. Learn more >

WETA

Innovations in International Education

$30,000

2008

To continue development of the.news, a noncommercial news broadcast and related online editorial and multimedia content for high school and middle school students, teachers, and parents. Learn more >

Developmental Studies Center

Innovations in International Education

$25,000

2009

To complete development of the the "AfterSchool KidzLit Program for the Global Age" designed to develop literacy and global literacy through units on the geography, history and cultures of diverse peoples and nations. Learn more >

NAFSA: Association of International Educators

Innovations in International Education

$14,622

2009

To support the development of a colloquium on Internationalizing Teacher Education at the NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo. Learn more >

National Council for the Social Studies

Innovations in International Education

$3,000

2009

For the Global Educator Award given in honor of James Becker recognizing a social studies educator who has made notable contributions to help elementary, middle or secondary students increase their understanding of the world. Learn more >

National Summer Learning Association

Innovations in International Education

$22,778

2009

To create a staff development program for All Over the World, a curriculum designed to bring international knowledge and skills into summer programs. The program will include a trainer guide, online training modules with video components, discussion boards and links to curriculum updates. Learn more >

University of Arizona College of Education

Innovations in International Education

$25,000

2009

For online tools for Worlds of Words (WOW), a project to help educators build international understanding through world literature, including a database of international children's books and two electronic journals. Learn more >

The Afterschool Alliance

Innovations in International Education

$15,000

2010

For Promotion of Global Literacy and International Education in Afterschool Programs Learn more >

First Book

Innovations in International Education

$30,000

2011

For "The World on Your Bookshelf". The project will make a globally themed collection of hard copy books available to pre-schools, elementary schools and other programs serving children from low-income families. Learn more >

NAFSA: Association of International Educators

Innovations in International Education

$25,526

2011

To support the development of a colloquium on Internationalizing Teacher Education at the NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo and for the development of a cultural assessment tool. Learn more >

National Council for the Social Studies

Innovations in International Education

$3,000

2011

For the Global Educator Award given in honor of James Becker recognizing a social studies educator who has made notable contributions to help elementary, middle or secondary students increase their understanding of the world. Learn more >

NYSAN

Innovations in International Education

$15,000

2011

Expanding Global Learning Opportunities in New York State Afterschool Programs: A Pilot with the National Peace Corps Association. Learn more >

Pulitzer Center

Innovations in International Education

$30,000

2011

Support for Global Gateway and expansion of Global Gateway to Washington, DC. Learn more >

Tulane University

Innovations in International Education

$30,000

2011

Support for the "Training Global Teachers for Global Classrooms: A Professional Development Conference Supporting World-Class Education in Louisiana." Learn more >

University of Arizona World of Words

Innovations in International Education

$30,000

2011

Literacy Communities as Global Gateways to Innovation. This grant establishes literacy communities as a means of encouraging the use of international literature and global perspectives within elementary and secondary classrooms. Learn more >

Georgia Foundation for Public Education

Innovations in International Education

$15,000

2012

To create a global advisory coalition to deepen engagement in global learning through a partnership of the Georgia Department of Education with business, educators, and the after-school community. Learn more >

Minnesota Department of Education/University of St. Cloud

Innovations in International Education

$30,798

2012

To develop a statewide strategic plan to internationalize education in Minnesota schools. Learn more >

National Council for the Social Studies

Innovations in International Education

$4,550

2012

For the Global Educator Award given in honor of James Becker recognizing a social studies educator who has made notable contributions to help elementary, middle or secondary students increase their understanding of the world. Learn more >

National History Day

Innovations in International Education

$30,000

2012

Curriculum Resources for History Research on Global Current Events - Available in print and online format to guide students in history research and analysis relevant to current global events, perspectives and complex international issues. Learn more >

Primary Source

Innovations in International Education

$26,000

2012

The World at Your Fingertips: A four-week, graduate level, cross discipline, online education course. Learn more >

University of Arizona, World of Words

Innovations in International Education

$20,000

2012

Creating and Sustaining Curricular Innovations in International Education: Analysis on current literacy communities and additional support for 12 new literacy communities Learn more >

Utah State Office of Education

Innovations in International Education

$18,500

2012

Online professional development courses for teachers that build their capacity to foster the global competency of their students. Learn more >

Columbus Council on World Affairs

Innovations in International Education

$21,000

2013

To define a Global Scholars Diploma ( an educational credential verifying global competency) for regional high school students and to create a Community Advocacy Toolkit. Learn more >

National Council of History Education

Innovations in International Education

$15,000

2013

Development of 5 professional development modules accessible in an online Learning Management System - the modules will address key pieces of more recent U.S. History. Learn more >

National Council for the Social Studies

Innovations in International Education

$4,550

2013

For the Global Educator Award given in honor of James Becker recognizing a social studies educator who has made notable contributions to help elementary, middle or secondary students increase their understanding of the world. Learn more >

Primary Source

Innovations in International Education

$30,000

2013

Development of a four-week, graduate level, cross discipline, online education course and in-person professional development with Boston Public Schools. Learn more >

Project Zero, Harvard University

Innovations in International Education

$25,000

2013

Signature Pedagogies: Understanding Excellence in Global Competence Education. Seeking to advance, illustrate, and disseminate a novel pedagogical framework that teachers can use to deepen student's global competence. Learn more >

World Savvy

Innovations in International Education

$25,000

2013

Global Competency Certification Program Planning and pilot testing of GCC program. First cohort Fall 2014. Learn more >

Columbus Council on World Affairs

Innovations in International Education

$21,000

2014

Expanding Global Scholars Diploma throughout Central OH, Focusing Particular Attention on CTE/STEM Students Learn more >

Project Zero, Harvard University

Innovations in International Education

$30,000

2014

Signature Pedagogies: Understanding Excellence in Global Competence Education. Seeking to advance, illustrate, and disseminate a novel pedagogical framework that teachers can use to deepen student's global competence. Learn more >

Pulitzer Center

Innovations in International Education

$15,000

2014

To develop a Common-Core aligned framework and teacher tools to advance student's global competence thorugh critical analysis of quality journalism. Learn more >

University of Central Missouri

Innovations in International Education

$27,676

2014

Through UCM, career and tech ed (CTE) teachers in Missouri will build competence in global knowledge, skills, and dispositions to teach their students the necessary outcomes for international career readiness as reflected in the Common Core. Learn more >

World Savvy

Innovations in International Education

$30,000

2014

Global Competency Certification Leadership Program Planning and pilot testing of GECC leaders program. First cohort Fall 2015. Learn more >

Digital Promise Global

Innovations in International Education

$29,700

2015

To create a small suite of microcredentials intended for educator use that explore global competency in teaching. Learn more >

Five Colleges

Innovations in International Education

$29,700

2015

Five Colleges (Amherst, Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke, Smith, UMASS Amherst) Doors to the World: Global Children's Literature for Critical Multicultural Literacies Students in grades pre-K-3 will build their cultural and linguistic knowledge through their teacher's utilization of Doors to the World, a multimodal resource website that uses global picture books as entry points for deepening children's understanding of the world and of themselves. Learn more >

Kentucky Department of Education

Innovations in International Education

$10,000

2015

Career Technical Education Exploration Grant Learn more >

MapStory Foundation

Innovations in International Education

$24,950

2015

To explore and create digital badges for students to explore global competencies within mapping. Learn more >

Maryland Department of Education

Innovations in International Education

$10,000

2015

Career Technical Education Exploration Grant Learn more >

National Council for the Social Studies

Innovations in International Education

$4,550

2015

For the Global Educator Award given in honor of James Becker recognizing a social studies educator who has made notable contributions to help elementary, middle or secondary students increase their understanding of the world. Learn more >

Brown University

Innovations in International Education

$25,000

2015

Development, PD, and Outreach for an Interactive Video Portal for Scholars Online - A tool for Engaging Students in Substantive Discussion on Critical Global Issues. Give students and teachers access to an existing (and expanding) video library that gives high school students the opportunity to hear directly from experts and policymakers that they might normally not have access to, helping them gain a broader and more nuanced understanding of topics related to critical global issues. Learn more >

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Innovations in International Education

$10,000

2015

Career Technical Education Exploration Grant Learn more >

Ctr for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas, Austin

Innovations in International Education

$26,877

2016

For Teacher PD in Global Competence Learn more >

iEARN

Innovations in International Education

$22,000

2016

To gather new examples and update Teacher PD resource Learn more >

Institute of World Affairs, University of Wisconsin

Innovations in International Education

$21,285

2016

To support the creation of teacher PD around WI Global Certificate Program Learn more >

National Council for the Social Studies

Innovations in International Education

$4,550

2016

recognition for the Jim Becker Award Learn more >

Primary Source

Innovations in International Education

$20,793

2016

To support development of an online school leader PD course Learn more >

University of Iowa

Innovations in International Education

$21,376

2016

For Teacher PD in Global Competence Learn more >

Washington International School

Innovations in International Education

$18,000

2016

To create digital teacher resources for applying global competence to art work and gallery experiences at museums Learn more >

Project Zero, Harvard University

Innovations in International Education

$30,000

2016

Signature Pedagogies: Understanding Excellence in Global Competence Education. Seeking to advance, illustrate, and disseminate a novel pedagogical framework that teachers can use to deepen student's global competence. Learn more >

DC Public Schools

Innovations in International Education

$20,000

2017

Local Global Spaces: Expose teachers and students affiliated with DCPS with the global influences of Washington, DC and empower them to discover new places within their global community. Learn more >

Columbus Council on World Affairs

Innovations in International Education

$17,500

2017

Expanding and Scaling Global Fluency Training for Educators: Project will expand an existing, local Global Fluency Training for Edcuators program to educators across the U.S., enabling them to build stronger cross-cultural competency skills and to more effectively serve students and families from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Learn more >

Globe Smart Kids

Innovations in International Education

$22,005

2017

Virtual Intergroup Contact to Promote Global Citizenship among Young Learners: To cultivate global citizenship and cultural openness among American K-12 students through the development and dissemination of an ELA Common-Core aligned curriculum for One-Globe Kids virtual library of global friends. Learn more >

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