Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate helps students examine the historical and current dimensions of immigration, a topic that has become a key focus of U.S. policy. Through readings and activities, students explore past immigration laws and consider different policy options for the future.
Teaching about Contested Issues: The Choices Approach
New Orleans, LA
Our workshops are completely interactive, so be ready to be engaged and inspired!
Participants will be introduced to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested issues and exploring multiple perspectives.
You will be immersed in the Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate unit and will examine parts of the Freedom Now: Civil Rights in Mississippi unit. Both units are provided. Participants will discuss ways to adapt these units to specific classroom goals.
Participants will also have the opportunity to network with colleagues in social studies education from across the state.Hosted by Cohen College Prep.
Workshop includes the two curriculum units, lunch, and a certificate of completion.
Partial scholarships are available. Contact Mimi Stephens for details.
Current issues, U.S. History, Geography, African-American Studies 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.