Events


JUN
18
Date:
Monday, 18 Jun 2018
Time:
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location:
303 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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This event will occur Monday - Friday, June 18 - 22, 2018

Registration Deadline: April 1, 2018 

Are you interested in incorporating Africa, Asia, and Latin America more effectively into your classes? This free workshop is open to K-12 educators with priority given to mentor teachers of MSU interns. During this five day workshop, area experts will use the power of stories to provide deeper insight into the history, economy, culture, and topical issues of a place. College of Education experts will provide teachers with pedagogical support for internalizing current curriculum or creating new materials. Upon successful completion of the summer institute, teacher participants will receive a $200 stipend, free curricular resources, and 30 SCECHs. 

Workshop Presenters: 
Dr. Jan Alleman, Department of Teacher Education
Dr. Siddharth Chandra, Asian Studies Center, James Madison College
Dr. Margo Glew, Global Educators Cohort Program
Chris Kaiser, Department of Teacher Education
Dr. John Metzler, African Studies Center, College of Education
Dr. Fredy Rodriguez-Mejia, Department of Anthropology

For more information, contact Jennifer Pippin at pippinj1(at)msu.edu

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, African Studies Center, Asian Studies Cente, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Global Educators Cohort Program, and the Department of Teacher Education. 

JUN
25
Date:
Monday, 25 Jun 2018
Time:
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location:
303 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Summer: Monday - Friday, June 25 - 29 

The National Consortium for Teaching Asia (NCTA) program targets 6-12th-grade teachers. This 30-hour course will provide an overview of the pre-modern history and culture of China, Japan, and Korea with special emphasis on pedagogy, best practices, classroom applications, and resources. Presenters include Dr. Ethan Segal and Dr. Kyle Greenwalt.