A Choices Program Working Conference
Engaging Students in Inquiry and Discussion on International Issues
June 27-28, 2017
Tabor Academy, Marion, MA
Pre-conference day for teachers new to Choices – June 26, 2017
Prepare for the 2017-18 academic year by:
Exploring Choices units appropriate for U.S. History, World History, Geography, Civics, Government or Contemporary Issues courses;
Networking, sharing best practices, and having fun with other social studies educators from across the country; and
Planning how you will implement Choices units in your classroom, so you will be ready to go in September 2017!
Who Should Attend: All middle and high school teachers, regardless of their familiarity with the Choices Program’s materials, are invited to attend.
Transitioning from the DBQ to the Enduring Issues Essay
Third in the transitioning series sponsored by LICSS
NYS Regents Part 3 - The Enduring Issues - Global History
Monday, August 21, 2017
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
In this workshop, teachers will be provided with:
Brazil, Cuba, Mexico: Bringing Latin America Into the Classroom
June 29-30, 2017, Brown University, Providence, RI
Curricular Workshops on Units Provided:
Brazil: A History of Change;
Between Two Worlds: Mexico at the Crossroads; and
History, Revolution, and Reform: New Directions for Cuba.
Topics covered in the units include race, immigration, democracy, U.S.- Latin America relations, and Latin America’s role in the world.
Changing Notions of Race in Brazil
James Green, Director of Brazil Initiative, Brown University
Cuba in 2017: Challenges and Opportunities
Jennifer Lambe, Assistant Professor of Latin American and Caribbean History, Brown University
Who Should Attend: Secondary and college level educators who bring Latin America into the classroom are the target audience. Choices materials are appropriate for courses in world history, geography, Latin American Studies and Spanish.
Co-sponsored by the Brown University’s Brazil Initiative and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.Type your paragraph here.