Introductory Workshop

Engaging Students in the Study of Immigration and Refugees with Model U.N and the Choices Program

9:00 am — 3:00 pm
Becker College
Worcester, MA
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 Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate and The UNAGB’s Diplomacy for Classrooms: Perspective Taking, Negotiation, and Consensus Building (provided); and
  • An exploration of ways to use Choices materials to meet local standards or classroom goals.
Co-sponsored by the Choices Program and UNAGB
Register $145Per Person
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Workshop includes two units ($80 value), lunch, and a certificate of completion. A limited number of partial scholarships are available for pre-service teachers. Districts wishing to register 5 or more educators will receive a discount. Contact Mimi Stephens for details.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

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

Mimi Stephens

Choices Professional Development Director
Mimi is Professional Development Director for the Choices Program and a Research Associate at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. Prior to joining the Choices Program in 2011, Mimi worked at Clark University where she served as the Director of the Teacher Center for Global Studies supporting K12 social studies teachers throughout Massachusetts for more than 20 years. Mimi holds a Masters in International Development and Social Change from Clark University.
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