Penn Museum

Teaching about Contested International Issues: The Choices Approach – Apr 6

Posted on March 19, 2019

Join us for a workshop in Philly, Saturday, April 6, 2019, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

During this interactive workshop, you will:

  • EXPLORE two Choices curriculum units (provided) and discuss ways to implement Choices into history, geography or current issues courses;
  • EXPERIENCE the Choices options role-play activity, which builds students’ ability to discuss contested issues from multiple perspectives;
  • TOUR the Penn Museum’s newly renovated Middle East Galleries and hear a thought-provoking talk about an Iraqi man’s global journeys; and
  • NETWORK with colleagues in social studies education from across the area.

Who Should Attend: The workshop is appropriate for middle and high school history, social studies and humanities teachers.

Cost: $145 per person. Workshop includes two curriculum units, lunch, Act 48 credit, and all workshop materials. $100 scholarships are available to PA teachers, thanks to Penn South Asia Center, on a first come, first served basis.  Please email Mimi Stephens to request a scholarship.

Parking will be covered by our sponsors. Details will be sent to you in the confirmation email.

Units provided: Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate and The Syrian Civil War (forthcoming)

Register

Co-Sponsored by: University of Pennsylvania’s South Asia Center, University of Pennsylvania’s Middle East Center, and the Penn Museum

 


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