Introductory Webinar

Teaching Deliberative Dialogue Skills in a Sound Bite World

2:30 pm — 3:45 pm
NSSSA Webinar

This NSSSA webinar will explore how Brown University’s Choices Program offers districts rigorous curriculum to help students construct, communicate, and support evidence-based discussions on contested international issues. Learn strategies for using Choices Program materials to build deliberative dialogue skills with Choices’ Immigration, Middle East, and Climate Change units.

Students discussing a Choices activity in a small group

This is a free webinar for those registered for the NSSSA Virtual Conference.

Participants will receive a free six-month Digital Editions license for their district.


This webinar is appropriate for middle and high school history, social studies, and humanities educators and leaders, including AP and IB educators.

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Mimi Stephens

Choices Director of Sales and Professional Development
Mimi is the Director of Sales and 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.
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