Introductory Workshop

Implementing Choices Program Materials to Meet Curriculum Frameworks

8:30 am — 3:00 pm
Sacramento County Office of Education
Sacramento, CA
DETAILS

Our workshops are completely interactive, so be ready to be engaged and inspired!

Participants will be immersed in The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy and Confronting Genocide: Never Again.  Both units are provided. Participants will discuss ways to adapt these units to fit diverse classrooms and frameworks, including the CA Frameworks for Grades 9, 10, and 11.  Teachers from other states are welcome and encouraged to attend.

During the workshop, you will:

  • Be introduced to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international issues;
  • Examine and work with the Choices units The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy and Confronting Genocide: Never Again (provided);
  • Learn about other Choices resources that appropriate for geography, history and current issues courses;
  • Network with exemplary colleagues in social studies education from across the area.
Register $145Per Person
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Workshop includes the two curriculum units, The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy and Confronting Genocide: Never Again, lunch, and a certificate of completion. A limited number of partial scholarships are available for pre-service teachers and multiple registrations from the same district. Contact Mimi Stephens for details.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

History, geography, current issues, 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 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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