Introductory Workshop

Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach

8:30 am — 3:00 pm
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC

This workshop is currently full. Email us if you would like to be put on the waiting list.

Each Choices Introductory Workshop Includes:

  • An introduction to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international issues;
  • An immersion in two Choices units:  Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate, and Colonization and Independence in Africa (provided); and
  • Strategies for using Choices materials to meet classroom goals.
Co-Sponsored by South Carolina Geographic Alliance
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Workshop includes the two curriculum units, lunch, and a certificate of completion. A limited number of partial scholarships are available for pre-service teachers. Districts may register 5 or more participants at a discount. Contact Mimi Stephens for details.


History, geography, government, current issues, AP, IB, civics 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.

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