Taking Action: Acting Locally Linking Globally
Are you a K-16 educator interested in incorporating action into your course of study? Wanting to relate civic engagement to global competencies? Interested in the role of youth voice in the process? Curious about related readings that might foster empathy? Join educators steeped in these areas for an immersive experience in preparing students to become active in their communities and world.
Experience activities that are replicable in the classroom
Understand how to incorporate students into the development and implementation of action plans
Receive tools and templates
Develop an academically-aligned unit plan including rigorous assessments
Daily international lunches, field trips, related readings, and experiential activities included. Institute presenters include Maddy Wegner, Elizabeth Koenig, and Sue Root of the National Youth Leadership Council, Julie Bascom of Edina Schools, and Deborah Jane of the Institute for Global Studies. (There are a limited number of $750 stipends available for educators attending this institute and interested in adapting their African-related curriculum to include community action the following week, June 25-29, 2018 Taking Action Curriculum Development)
Taking Action Curriculum Development
The African Studies Initiative is pleased to announce a paid opportunity for experienced K-14 teachers working with African content who are attending the summer institute Taking Action: Acting Locally Linking GloballyJune 18-21, 2018. During the week following the summer institute, from June 25-29, those educators accepted to the program will work alongside other K-14 teachers and pre service teachers to develop African related curriculum linked with taking action.
- Professional Experience - develop curriculum on African content for Institute for Global Studies web resource page
- Teach - share your global perspectives and experiences
- Paid position: earn stipend of $750
- Must be a currently licensed teacher
- Must be eligible for employment
- Must develop curriculum with lesson plans linking African content and taking action
- Must be available from 9;00-4:30 from June 18-21 (must be registered for Taking Action: Acting Locally, Linking Globally summer institute) and June 25-29,2018 (during curriculum development institute).
Develop complete lessons and units containing African content and taking action steps which will be shared at Institute for Global Studies Educator Resources
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Madagascar Study Tour
See Boston University program flyer here with information about available stipends for educators coming from Minority Serving Institutions.
See trip information here.