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LACIS K-16 Educator Events/Workshops
EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY! (Application deadline: June 24th)
America and World Fascism from the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond
2021 CLACS Summer Teacher Institute
Underreported News Stories from Latin America
Click here to register. Participating educators will also receive certificates for professional learning units (PLUs) upon completion of short surveys at the end of each day.
A collaboration between the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, the UW-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), UW-Madison Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) and the Florida International University (FIU) Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. CLACS, LACIS and FIU are Title VI National Resource Centers, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
Participating writers and Illustrators: Antonio Malpica (Mexico); Isol (Argentina); María Teresa Andruetto (Argentina); María José Ferrada (Chile); Roger Mello (Brazil); and Gusti (Argentina).
For more information and to register (join us for as many sessions as you like): https://uwm.edu/clacs/7441-2/
Other Universities/Colleges K-16 Educator Events/Workshops
Teaching in Times of Crisis: Learning from Educators Around the World: Webinar Series for K-12 Educators (from Indiana University)
Join us in this four-part webinar series to learn how educators around the world have responded to the Coronavirus pandemic and other crises. Hear how teachers in varying settings have navigated extreme turbulence and uncertainty while finding creative ways to teach and support their students. Participants will have opportunities to reflect upon their experiences and contribute to this global discussion. (See flyer attached)
Ongoing Uncertainties: Reflections on a Turbulent Year
Thursday, July 1, from 10 am-12 pm ET
Equity and Inclusion in the Face of Crisis
Thursday, July 8, from 10 am – 12 pm ET
Government Support for Teachers: What Do We Have and What Do We Need?
Thursday, July 15, from 10 am – 12 pm ET
Looking Ahead: The Role of Teachers in Recovery and Preparedness
Thursday, July 22, from 7-9pm ET
For more information and to register, click HERE
Participants will receive a certificate for 2 credits hours of PD for each webinar attended
Presented by Indiana University Title VI Centers in collaboration with the Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies
Exploring the Impacts of Human Disease throughout History – Session 1 (from Syracuse University)
The 2021 International Studies Summer Institute (ISSI), a professional development workshop for practicing and pre-service K-12 teachers hosted annually by the Cornell University Einaudi Center for International Studies in collaboration with the Syracuse University South Asia Center, will be exploring the impacts of disease throughout history.
During this cross-curricular workshop, educators will engage in activities that focus on integrating world-area knowledge by exploring the impacts of human diseases, both historical and contemporary. Teachers will explore how we can use our experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic to gain greater knowledge about the disease and public health approaches in communities around the world. Our goal is to encourage teachers and their students to develop a greater understanding of the world’s different regions and cultures and think critically about social, political, and environmental issues using public health concerns as a jumping-off point. Because of the nature of this theme, the 2021 ISSI will be suitable for elementary, middle, and high school teachers from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds. Participating teachers will complete a lesson plan that incorporates content from the workshop, with the support and guidance from our outreach staff.
Topics will include:
– Colonialism and disease in the Americas
– Disease in Western Art
– Social and economic impact of Zoonotic Diseases
Please note: you will be responsible for 6 hours of asynchronous work between June and August.