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 the Middle East Region
Teaching about the Middle East, but need more resources and information?
Hoping to learn more about the Syrian Civil War, so that you can answer students’ questions?
Looking for strategies and materials for teaching about Arab cultures and history?
Join the Choices Program and Qatar Foundation International for two days of content presentations, hands-on activities and resource reviews.
Our workshops are completely interactive, so be ready to be engaged and inspired!
Participants will be immersed in the forthcoming Choices unit The Syrian Civil War and will examine parts of The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy unit. Both units are provided. QFI will present its materials for teaching about Arab World history and culture. Participants will discuss ways to adapt all of these materials to meet specific classroom goals.Co-Sponsored by the Qatar Foundation International (QFI)
Workshop includes the two Choices curriculum units and additional teaching materials, all curricular materials from QFI, 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.
Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12 History and Social Studies educators. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend.