Half-day Introductory Workshop

Engaging Students in the Study of Climate Change: The Choices Approach

8:30 am — 11:30 am
Oakland Schools
Waterford, MI

Registration is closed.

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

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

Teachers will be immersed in Climate Change and Questions of Justice (provided.) We will discuss how this unit addresses the Next Generation Science Standards, and ways to adapt the unit to specific classroom goals. A review of free resources available from the Choices Program will also be provided.

Participants will learn about other opportunities to engage students in content on Climate Change and network with colleagues in science and social studies education from across the state.

Hosted by Oakland, MI Schools
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Workshop includes the curriculum unit and a certificate of completion.


All Science and Social Studies teachers are invited to attend. Environmental Science, Geography and Current Issues teachers 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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Kristine Frailing

Choices Teaching Fellow
Kristine Frailing is a 20 year veteran teacher from south Florida and is currently residing in Tennessee where she is a Board Member on the Tennessee Council for the Social Studies. She taught four advanced placement courses for College Board and is a reader for the AP U.S. Government and Politics Exam. She is the 2012 Social Studies Teacher of the Year for Broward County, FL. Kristine has been conducting workshops for Choices for five years and is dedicated to providing professional development and resources to teachers around the country.
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