China on the World Stage: Weighing the U.S. Response focuses attention on the United States’ evolving relationship with China. Students explore the history of Western relations with China and consider the global impact of China’s economic growth, societal transformation, and increasing international involvement.
Engaging Students in Contemporary World Issues
Our workshops are completely interactive, so be ready to be engaged and inspired!
Join us for a preconference workshop at the Washington State Council for Social Studies conference. Participants will be immersed in China on the World Stage: Weighing the U.S. Response, and examine parts of Climate Change and Questions of Justice. Both units are provided. Resources from the University of Washington’s East Asia Resource Center will also be provided. Participants will discuss ways to adapt these materials to specific classroom goals. The workshop will also highlight free resources on the Choices website.
$50 before January 15
$75 after January 15
Workshop includes the two curriculum units: China on the World Stage: Weighing the U.S. Response, and Climate Change and Questions of Justice, breakfast, and a certificate of completion. Washington state teachers will receive four clock hours.
Current world issues, geography and other educators who address current events in the classroom are the main audience for this workshop. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend.