Professional Development Workshop Archive

2015-2016

February 27, 2016 - Our Shared Past in the Mediterranean

The Our Shared Past in the Mediterranean (OSPM) workshop showcased customizable teaching modules and lessons from the Our Shared Past in the Mediterranean world history curriculum project. The OSPM project was part of the collaborative grants program offered by the British Council and the Social Science Research Council. All of the OSPM modules and resources are available at http://mediterraneansharedpast.org/home

2014-2015

October 18, 2014 - The Middle East and IB History

This workshop explored the Middle East region as a component of global history in the context of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme Route 2 History curriculum. Special emphasis was placed on the IB Theory of Knowledge program, its relevance to the study of history, and the difficulties high school educators face in educating their students about controversial Middle East-related topics.


February 21, 2015 - Rethinking the Region: New Approaches to the 9-12 U.S. Curriculum on North Africa and the Middle East

This workshop presented customizable teaching modules and lessons from "Rethinking the Region: New Approaches the 9-12 U.S. Curriculum on North Africa and the Middle East," a world history curriculum project funded through the collaborative grants program offered by the British Council and the Social Science Research Council. All of the Rethinking the Region modules and resources are available at http://www.teach-mena.org/