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World Religions LogoDear Teachers,

The Indiana University Title VI Area Studies National Resource Centers* would like to invite you to attend an exciting professional development opportunity for middle and high school social studies teachers being offered this fall. In this 1 day workshop, content-area specialists from IU-Bloomington will present material related to the theme of World Religions. The presentations in this workshop will connect to the Social Studies Standards for World History and Geography. A teaching methods specialist from the IU School of Education will provide creative teaching ideas for your social studies course. Professional Growth Points are available for this workshop and WE WILL COVER THE COST OF A SUBSTITUTE.


Highlights of the workshop include:


• Hear experts on Russia and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Inner Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean


• Learn the latest instructional practices


• Come away with solid content knowledge and classroom tested techniques • Reap the benefits of using resources developed by IU's nationally recognized area studies faculty


• Focus on World Religions across the Social Studies Standards Workshop


Dates and Registration: Date: October 25th, 2013

Time: 9:00am – 3:30pm (ETD)


Lunch is free and will be provided


Location: Northwest Indiana Educational Service Center 48 W. 900 N. , Chesterton, IN 46304-9357


Cost: Free – including the cost of a substitute!


Register here


NOTE: If you have been to our previous workshops, please note that this is now a ONE DAY workshop. Again, we will cover the cost of a substitute for your classroom in order to allow you to take advantage of this opportunity.


For more information, contact Erin Moira Lemrow, or call, (812) 855-4221




*Sponsoring Indiana University Title VI Area Studies Centers: African Studies Program, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for the Study of the Middle East, Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center, Russian and East European Institute.


Sponsored by the School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University--Bloomington,