IICE workshops are designed for middle and high-school teachers interested in exploring deliberation as a method of instruction and in incorporating international issues in their classroom.
- Show you how to set up and organize a student-centered multiple-viewpoint deliberation.
- Provide materials and strategies for facilitating deliberation in the social studies curriculum, while meeting Indiana Standards and getting students to consider international perspectives.
- Sharpen students' active listening, critical thinking skills, AND move them to civic-based outcomes.
- Provide opportunities for cross-curricular teaching.
The workshops have high relevance for social studies teachers who teach Geography & History of the World, Government, U.S. and World History, Geography, Current Events, Global Studies, as well as teachers of World Languages.
Workshop participants engage in interactive activities and multiple discussions, and use authentic materials.
Participating teachers get:
- FREE ready-to-use classroom activities and handouts.
- Substitute Teacher Reimbursement is possible!
- Certification Renewal Units (CRU's) available upon request.
Choices Curriculum Units suggested to teachers include:
- U.S. Immigration Policy
- The Challenge of Nuclear Weapons
- Limits of Power: U.S. in Vietnam
- The League of Nations Debate
- South Africa’s Struggle
- Mexico at the Crossroads
- U.S. Trade Policy
- Charting Russia’s Future
- Confronting Genocide
- Responding to Terrorism
- Middle East: Shifting Sands
- Constitutional Convention
Integrating International and Civic Education (IICE)
Project of Indiana University-Center for the Study of Global Change
Partnered with the Indiana Department of Education &
Choices for the 21st Century Education Program Watson Institute of International Studies, Brown University
Funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York