Students explore the history of Syria from the Ottoman Empire to French colonial rule, Syrian independence, and the rise of the Assad regimes as historical background to understand the recent conflict.
The Syrian Civil War
9:00 am — 10:00 am Webinar
Participants will examine the readings, lessons, and videos included in The Syrian Civil War unit that are appropriate for the geography, current issues, and world history classroom.
Co-sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania's Middle East Center
Upon completing a short survey at the end of the webinar, participants will be provided with a two-year Digital Editions license to the curriculum unit, thanks to funding from the University of Pennsylvania’s Middle East Center. Participants must attend the professional development to receive the curriculum unit.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This webinar is appropriate for middle and high school world history, geography, social studies, and humanities teachers, including AP and IB educators.
Choices Director of 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.