Students probe the history of human rights and consider options for defining and protecting rights.
Competing Visions of Human Rights: Questions for U.S. Policy
NCSS Annual Conference
The session provides an introduction to the Choices approach for teaching about Human Rights issues around the world, and the U.S. response to Human Rights violations. Participants will conduct activities from the Choices unit on Human Rights (provided) and will discuss ways to implement the unit and accompanying videos in their classroom.
Digital trial or unit PDFs provided.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The session is appropriate for educators who teach middle school through college.
Choices Director of Professional Development
Mimi is the Director of Professional Development for the Choices Program. 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.