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WorldView is a place for leaders in the fields of language education, global citizenship, immersion learning and other topics central to the Concordia Language Villages mission to address issues important to their fields.

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"How are you going to make it camp?": Inside the Virtual Villages

By Jackie Jaqueline Mauer | Published: December 2, 2020

Two mainstays of CLV’s French Language Villages, Jacqueline and Nicole​, discuss how the French teams have translated the most crucial elements of the CLV experience into an online format for summer 2020.

WorldView Good Reads: Off the Press for November 2020

Published: November 25, 2020

Pluralism, joy in adversity, and all the cool things languages can do: here are good reads from around the globe that caught our attention during the month of November.

For the Long, Distancing Winter Ahead

Published: November 11, 2020

A former Norwegian Language Village staff member offers some tips for winter life from her seasons in “the dark time” under the endless arctic night in Norway. And these tips are equally relevant for another season in the time of COVID.

The Color Purple: Voting Courageously at Home and Abroad

Published: November 2, 2020

An elderly Afghani lady displays her finger covered in purple ink, showing she has voted.

​All around the world, purple means democracy. This week’s Good Reads looks at voting throughout history and around the globe—and how we might cast our ballots in the future.

Making Shalom Happen

Published: October 28, 2020

John Horner-Ibler steering a canoe through a marsh.

Join John Horner-Ibler on a canoe ride as he reminds us that we all know how to make Shalom happen.

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