Introductory Workshop

Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach

8:30 am — 3:00 pm
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL
DETAILS

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

Each Choices Introductory Workshop Includes:

  • An introduction to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international issues;
  • An immersion in two Choices units: Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate, and Colonization and Independence in Africa, (provided); and
  • Strategies for using Choices materials to meet classroom goals.
Co-sponsored by NIU Department of History and the History & Social Sciences Secondary Educator Licensure Program
Register $145Per Person
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Workshop includes the two curriculum units, Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate, and Colonization and Independence in Africa, lunch, and a certificate of completion. A limited number of partial scholarships are available for pre-service teachers. Districts may register 5 or more participants at 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.

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