Students explore the evolution of the international community’s response to genocide and examine how the U.S. has responded to multiple cases of genocide.
Engaging Students in the Study of Genocide: The Choices Approach
8:30 am — 3:00 pm Brown University
This workshop is full. Please contact us to be put on the waiting list.
This workshop includes:
- An introduction to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international Issues;
- A complete immersion in Confronting Genocide: Never Again? and Weimar Germany and the Rise of Hitler;
- An exploration of ways to use Choices materials to meet local standards or classroom goals.
Workshop includes two units ($80 value), lunch, and a certificate of completion. A limited number of partial scholarships are available for pre-service teachers. Districts wishing to register 5 or more educators will receive a discount. Contact Mimi Stephens for details.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
History, geography, government, current issues, AP, IB, civics and other social studies educators are the main audience for these workshops. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend. We welcome teamed ELA and social studies teachers to attend together.
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.