Introductory Workshop

Teaching About Contested International Issues: The Choices Approach

8:30 am — 3:00 pm
DACOR Bacon House
Washington, DC

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

Participants will be immersed in the Choices Program’s units The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy and The Iranian Revolution. Both units are provided. Participants will discuss ways to adapt these units to specific classroom goals.

Co-sponsored and hosted by DACOR
Register $145Per Person
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Workshop fee includes the print format AND a one-year license for the Digital Editions format of The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy and The Iranian Revolution curriculum units, lunch, and a certificate of completion.

Pre-registration is required. Early registration is recommended.


Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12 History and Social Studies educators. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend.

“Thank you again for a great session. One of the best PD experiences I have had in years.”
– Connie, Connecticut

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Tom Brannan

Choices Teaching Fellow
Tom recently retired from George C. Marshall High School in Fairfax County, VA, where he taught IB History for 14 years. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of DACOR and DACOR Bacon House Foundation in Washington, DC. Before he began a teaching career, he worked in city management, regional planning, and journalism. Tom holds an MPA from George Mason University and a BA in political science from Catholic University. He co-authored Coaching Model United Nations, a Teacher’s Guide, published by U of Nebraska Press in 2013.
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