Days of Instruction:
Wednesday, June 21 to Friday, June 23, 2023
Time: 9am-12pm Pacific Time
All sessions will be held virtually via Zoom
This free three-day virtual K-12 teacher professional development workshop will focus on revolutions in Mexico, Vietnam, and the Middle East to align with themes of "Democracy and Power" in world history curriculum under the CA History Social Science Framework. This PD workshop aims to provide area studies content and pedagogy training to K-12 teachers in California to help with the classroom instruction of these themes. The workshop will give educators an opportunity to hear lectures from scholars to gain more historical knowledge, work with model lessons developed by teacher leaders, and receive training for designing lessons to align with the HSS Framework.
Eligibility & Requirements:
- No cost and open to all K-12 teachers.
- Teachers must complete reading assignments and attend all three days for the entire duration of the workshop.
- Teachers must fill out a survey evaluating the workshop at the end of Day 3.
- Online registration required: forms.gle/3iJ3kZMLj4EcQSVM7
June 21, 2023
The Mexican Revolution
Marie Francois (CSU Channel Islands)
June 22, 2023
The Arab Spring
Mohamed Daadaoui (Oklahoma City University)
June 23, 2023
Vietnam August Revolution
Alex-Thai Dinh Vo (Texas Tech University)