Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach

Contributed By: Jill
Organizing Institution: University of Pennsylvania Middle East Center
Start Date: March 17, 2018
End Date: March 17, 2018
Cost: $95-$145
Penn Museum

3260 South Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States
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Time: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Cost- $95 before January 15th, $145 per person after January 15th: Price includes two curriculum units, lunch, certificate of attendance, and all workshop materials. Partial scholarships are available for pre-service teachers and schools sending multiple participants.

The Middle East Center and the South Asia Center are sponsoring 12 seats for the workshop.

Who should attend: History, geography, government, current issues, AP, IB, civics, and other social studies educators are the main audience. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend.

Workshop includes:

  • An introduction to the Choice’s Program award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international issues;
  • An immersion in two Choices units: The Middle East in Transition; Questions for U.S. Policy and Confronting Genocide: Never Again? (both are included);
  • Experiences in two Penn Museum exhibitions;
  • Six Act 48 Credits (please bring your ID #)

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