This clinic will address historic issues and make contemporary connections to Chinese experiences in the Americas. Speakers will provide perspectives on U.S. and diasporic histories, multicultural education, civil rights, race relations, voting rights, law, and Chinese culture. --> read more »
Participants will interact with primary sources in Buddhist arts, literature, and history that connect to major themes in social studies, such as the transmission of ideas between cultures and their local adaptations, the expression of values and beliefs in art and literature, the impact of religion on local societies and economies, and the role of religion in the contemporary world. --> read more »
This session will provide participants with resources and strategies to build global competency shared by non-profits in the NYC Global Education Coalition.
Awaken your student’s curiosity by bringing the world into their classroom and expanding their knowledge of world history, geography, and cultures as well as their skills in critical thinking, writing, research, and analysis through the use of various strategies. A CD with lesson plans and teaching materials tied to various K-12 history, geography, and language arts standards will be provided.
Enrich your students’ views and understanding of historical events, cultural diversity, and global issues through the use of web-based strategies that utilize current non-fiction resources (e.g., memoirs, newspaper articles, etc.) to improve reading comprehension, content knowledge, and interdisciplinary writing skills.
Every location has a history. Explore limitless possibilities for students to "capture" where their forefathers stood. Educators will be taught to refocus learning social studies methods through a camera lens
The Keizai Koho Center organizes ten-day Fellowship to Japan in the summer that allows teachers to learn first-hand about contemporary Japanese society and enhance their classroom teaching of global perspectives.
Global Concerns Classroom (GCC) provides free resources for in-class and after school use on global poverty issues for US secondary schools. Learn more about GCC and receive a free packet of global resources.
Rick Steves takes us on a journey of discovery to better understand Iran and its 70 million people. Steves captures Persian culture vividly: from Friday prayer in a mosque to non-conformist teen fashions at the mall; from anti-American murals to the hospitality of a family dinner; and from the tranquility of rural life to the crazy traffic of modern Tehran. --> read more »
Educators with in-country experience will discuss South African socio-economic issues with emphasis on sustainability and disseminate materials for use in African Studies, Economics, AP World History, and Global Studies classrooms.