Students explore Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and consider the changes colonialism imposed on African governments, economies, and societies. Students consider the ways Africans responded to European colonialism.
Teaching About Resistance and Sovereignty: The Choices Approach
This engaging, hands-on workshop will include the following:
INTRODUCTION to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about the global effects of colonization, revolution, and independence;
TOURS with an Iraqi Global Guide in the Middle East Galleries or with a Congolese Global Guide in the Penn Museum’s newly renovated Africa Galleries paired with an interactive talk about storytelling instruments in South Africa post-apartheid.Co-Sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Museum, South Asia Center, and Middle East Center.
Cost: $45 for the first 10 people who register, thanks to sponsorship. Regular price is $145.
The workshop fee includes the print format and a one-year Digital Editions license for two Choices Program curriculum units ($100+ value), a certificate of attendance, six Act 48 credits, all workshop materials, lunch, and morning coffee.
Pre-registration is required.
Early registration is recommended.
This interactive workshop is appropriate for middle and high school history, social studies, and humanities teachers, including AP and IB educators.
“Your program was informative, interesting, and helpful.”
– Fred T., History Teacher, Florida