Teacher Professional Development: Engaging Students in International Issues

Posted by University of Pennsylvania on March 5, 2018

March 17, 2017, 8:30 am-3:00 pm


Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach will introduce educators to the Brown University’s Choices Program’s award-winning educational resources to teaching about contested international issues and apply them within the Penn Museum’s galleries. Participants will be immersed in two Choices units: The Middle East in Transition: Questions for U.S. Policy and Confronting Genocide: Never Again? as well as two Penn Museum exhibitions, Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq, and Bearing Witness: 4 Days in West Kingston.The workshop includes two curriculum unit booklets ($80 value), coffee, buffet lunch, certificate of attendance, Six Act 48 credits, and additional handouts. There is a fee for this workshop, however pre-service teachers and teachers with 5 years or less of classroom experience are eligible for a partial scholarship. Contact maureen_stephens@brown.edu for scholarship information.

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Brown University’s Choices Program, Penn’s Middle East Center, and South Asia Center.

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