Introductory Workshop

Teaching about Contested International Issues: The Choices Approach

8:30 am — 3:00 pm
Grand Prairie ISD
Grand Prairie, TX

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

Participants will be introduced to Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international issues.

Teachers will be immersed in Immigration and U.S. Policy Debate and parts of Competing Visions of Human Rights: Questions for U.S. Policy (provided). We 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 Grand Prairie ISD
Register $145Per Person

Workshop includes the two curriculum units, lunch, and a certificate of completion.
A limited number of partial scholarships are available for pre-service teachers.


Geography, current issues, civics, government, history 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.


Luke Freeman

Instructional Dean of English and Social Studies
Luke Freeman holds a Masters in Arts of Teaching Social Studies from Trinity University. He is the Instructional Dean of English and Social Studies and a social studies teacher at the School of the Americas in Texas. He has also worked as a consultant in educational technology and as a teacher of elementary grades.
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