Professional Development Opportunities and Announcements
The Program for Teaching East Asia at University of Colorado invites applications to its 2010 summer institute, “China’s Century? Global Issues, Classroom Applications.” --> read more »
The Choices Program at Brown University invites students in grades 9-12 to create a 2-minute video detailing a global issue that matters to them and what they are doing to make a change in their school, neighborhood, or beyond. Entry period ends April 16, 2010.
Find Details at http://www.choices.edu/bethechange/
Lovett's American Studies Institute 2010 workshop focuses on "America on the World's Stage, 1893-1919." Held June 9-11, 2010, on Lovett's Atlanta, Georgia, campus, the workshop features Dr. David Shi, president of Furman University, as the keynote speaker and offers sessions on film, music, art, architecture, sports, popular culture, and literature from America's Progressive Era. --> read more »
Competing Visions of Human Rights
A Summer Leadership Institute for Teachers
July 6 - 9, 2010
Over the past several decades, human rights discourse has permeated international relations. Yet while the general principle of human rights has been broadly accepted, human rights abuses persist and the intricacies of the subject remain hotly contested. --> read more »
THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
ANNOUNCES AN EXCEPTIONAL INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL GRANT OPPORTUNITY
The 2010 Educational Seminars --> read more »
The Digital Democracy Contest is a free online game for high school social studies classes. First students learn how to navigate real online governmental data. Then they compete in teams to use this new skill. In the end, students can engage 21st Century government. It's the result of a MacArthur Young Innovator award and a partnership with the Sunlight Foundation. --> read more »
The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) is pleased to announce the 32nd annual UNI Overseas Recruiting Fair. The UNI Fair will be held February 1-3, 2008, in Waterloo, Iowa. The registration DEADLINE is January 11. --> read more »
Bring “international” into your classroom! --> read more »
Society for Historical Archaeology
2010 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology
January 6-9, 2010
Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Florida
For conference information, please visit the SHA website at www.sha.org or
contact the SHA at email@example.com.
Proposals are being accepted for the conference, In Search of Social Wealth: The Quest for Financial Literacy through
Education, at Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY, March 8-10, 2010.
The proposal deadline is September 1.
Conference strands cover the following areas:
- Defining and Teaching about Financial Literacy
- Teacher Financial Literacy Preparation and Awareness