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 International Issues: The Choices Approach
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
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.