PD: Choices for the 21st Century - Engaging Students in Inquiry and Discussion on International Issues
Engaging Students in Inquiry and
Discussion on International Issues:
A Choices Program Working Conference
Join the Choices Program and teacher facilitators from Tabor Academy for two days of interactive presentations, discussions and working sessions for teaching about contested international issues.
Prepare for the 2016-2017 academic year! You will:
EXAMINE the Choices Program's inquiry model for exploring contested historical and current issues in the classroom, and discuss ways to adapt this approach to your classroom;
EXPLORE the newly updated China on the World Stage: Weighing the U.S. Response unit, and two additional Choices units appropriate for U.S. History, World History, Geography or contemporary issues courses (three units provided); and
NETWORK and share best practices with other social studies educators from across the country.
Cost: $250 per person. This includes all meals, 3 curriculum units and teaching materials, and a certificate of attendance.
Housing is available for $40/night.
Districts or schools who wish to register 5 or more educators should email Mimi_Stephens@brown.edu for a quote.
Who Should Attend: All history, geography, government, civics, AP, IB, and humanities teachers, grades 7-12, regardless of their familiarity with Choices, are invited to attend. Teachers will work in small groups depending on the courses they teach during the second day of the program.
Space is limited, so please register early.
Please email Mimi_Stephens@brown.edu with any questions.