Introductory Workshop

The Choices Approach: Engaging Students in Inquiry and Discussion About International Issues

8:30 am — 3:30 pm
CREC
Hartford, CT
DETAILS

Our workshops are participatory, so come ready to be engaged and inspired!

This workshop includes:

  • An introduction to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international issues;
  • A complete immersion in two Choices units (provided); and
  • An exploration of ways to use Choices materials to meet local standards or classroom goals.
Register $155Per Person
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Workshop includes Westward Expansion: A New History and The American Revolution: Experiences of Rebellion ($80 value), lunch, and a certificate of completion.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

U.S. History, geography, government, current issues, AP, IB, civics and other social studies educators are the main audience for these workshops. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend. We welcome teamed ELA and social studies teachers to attend together.

WORKSHOP LEADER

Sara Slogesky

Choices Teaching Fellow
Sara Slogesky is the K-12 Social Studies Curriculum Specialist at the Capital Region Education Council in Hartford, CT, providing Social Studies leadership for 16 magnet schools. Sara taught Social Studies for 9 years at East Hartford High School and Humanities for 3 years at Innovation Academy Charter School in Massachusetts. She attended the Choices Summer Leadership Institute in 2010.
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