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African Studies Initiative Presents

Taking Action: Acting Locally, Linking Globally Summer Institute for Educators

6/18/18, 9:00 AM

About this event

Are you a K-16 educator Interested in incorporating action into your course of study? Thinking about how to build empathy and understanding for local action in a global context? Wanting to relate civic engagement to global competencies? Wondering where to start? Join educators steeped in these areas for an immersive experience in preparing students to become active in their communities and world. Daily international lunches, field trips, related readings, and experiential activities included. Institute leads are Maddy Wegner of youthrive, Julie Bascom of Edina Schools, and Deborah Jane of the Institute for Global Studies. (There are a limited number of $750 stipends available for those 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.)

CEUs: 30
Cost: $100 (includes all fieldtrips, lunches, parking vouchers and resources)
Registration deadline: June 4, 2018 or until full
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Event Location
  • Blegen Hall, room 317
  • 269 19th Avenue South
  • Minneapolis MN
  • USA