Introductory Workshop

Teaching About Contested International Issues: An Introduction to Brown University’s Choices Program

8:30 am — 3:00 pm
Seoul International School
Seoul, South Korea

Brown University’s Choices Program invites educators to join us for a two-day, introductory immersion workshop on our curriculum and approach for teaching about contested international issues.

Our inquiry approach to controversial issues—both current and historical—will support your students to:

build historical thinking skills such as sourcing, contextualization and chronological reasoning;

create persuasive arguments;

analyze evidence to determine fact from opinion; and

build consensus across differences to sharpen civic literacy skills.

Co-sponsored and hosted by Seoul International School, Seoul, South Korea
Register $290Per Person
People having at a discussion at a Choices workshop

All participants receive a one-year, school-wide Digital Editions license to the following curriculum units:

Lunches and a certificate of completion are also included.

Pre-registration is required.
Early registration is advised.


Draft Schedule


This interactive workshop is appropriate for middle and high school history, social studies, and humanities teachers, including AP and IB educators.

“I really appreciate it when you leave professional development and can immediately put the training to practical use. We did a Middle East role play, and it was one of the most engaging activities I have done at a training. I cannot imagine a teacher not being sold on Choices.”
– Erin, U.S. History and Global Issues Teacher

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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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