Summer Institute for Climate Change Education
The Summer Institute for Climate Change Education is structured to allow time for learning and networking, July 18-22. During the first two virtual days hosted by Climate Generation, educators can select from concurrent workshops. During the third day, educators will attend a cohort workshop facilitated and hosted by a regional cohort leader to focus on place-based climate change education and the need for ongoing support throughout the year. Scholarships are available. For more information or to register, go to www.climategen.org/our-core-programs/climate-change-education/summer-institute-climate-change-education.
Teaching the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict using primary sources
The Arab-Israeli conflict is frequently in the news and understanding it is critical to being an informed citizen in today’s globalized world. This session from the Institute of Curriculum Service traces the history of the conflict using a diverse set of primary sources, from the Library of Congress’s Teaching with Primary Sources Program, and a range of source analysis and media literacy strategies. This summer opportunity is virtual from July 27-29, 9 a.m.-noon. A stipend of $150 is available upon completion of the course and evaluation. To apply, go to https://icsresources.org/summer-institutes.
Technology Integration Workshop
BestPrep’s three-day Technology Integration Workshop will be held Aug. 1-3 in Hopkins. Educators of all grade levels and subject areas will learn how existing and emerging technologies can enhance lesson effectiveness and increase student engagement. TIW also provides a job shadow experience from a leading Twin Cities business volunteer. Attendees will be given dedicated reflection, coaching and work time to update a unit plan of their choice. For more information or to register, go to www.bestprep.org/technology-integration-workshop.