Students examine the role of oil in geopolitics, the issues between Israel and the Palestinians, the significance of the Iranian Revolution, and other historical issues that have shaped U.S. relations in the region.
Teaching about Contested International Issues
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 Nigeria: History, Identity, and Change. Both units are provided. Participants will discuss ways to adapt these units to specific classroom goals. QFI will present its teaching materials on the history and culture of the Arab World.
Participants will also hear from the Wyoming Geographic Alliance on local resources and opportunities and network with exemplary colleagues in social studies education from across the areaCo-sponsored by the Wyoming Geographic Alliance and the Qatar Foundation International (QFI)
Workshop includes the two Choices curriculum units, all QFI materials, lunches, and a certificate of completion.
Thanks to the generosity of QFI, the Choices Program is able to offer this program at a reduced cost.
Travel scholarships are available for those coming from outside of the area and needing accommodations. Please email Craig Cangemi at Craig Cangemi for more information or to request a travel scholarship.
History, geography, current issues, and other social studies educators are the main audience. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend.