Introductory Workshop

Teaching Difficult Histories: An Introduction to Brown University’s Choices Program Curriculum Units

9:00 am — 4:00 pm
Barcelona, Spain

If you teach at an American school abroad or an international school that follows an American curriculum, join Brown University’s Choices Program for a two-day immersive introduction to four of our award-winning curriculum units. We’ll explore each part of the four curriculum units – student readings, multiple lessons, and short videos – and discuss ways to implement them in various classroom settings. Highlighted units are:

Please see the draft agenda here

Co-sponsored by the American School of Barcelona
Register $430Per Person
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A two-year Digital Editions license to the four units that are highlighted during the program will be provided for each participant’s school. Substitutions for other titles are possible. Lunch and a 12-hour certificate of completion are also provided.

Cost: $430 USD. Please register early to ensure your spot.


The program is geared toward high school history and social studies educators, including IB and AP teachers. Middle school educators and college faculty also use our materials and may find the program beneficial.

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Mimi Stephens

Choices Director of Sales and 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.
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