Global Book Bags Workshop
Nov
3
9:00 AM09:00

Global Book Bags Workshop

  • San Diego State University (Room TBD) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop introduces elementary teachers to the Global Book Bags program, which presents global-themed children's literature for use in home or classroom learning activities. Based in the CGEP global competence framework, book lists are provided with sample books and engaging learning activities. This workshop is free, but online registration is required. Registration deadline is October 26, 2018.

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Global Scholars Series: Geography Education
Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

Global Scholars Series: Geography Education

  • Sonoma State University, Shulz Room 1121 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dr. Thomas Herman, California Geography Alliance Director, will engage students, teachers, and SSU faculty in a presentation on contemporary geography education and how this intersects with global education. This presentation extends the 2018-19 CGEP at Sonoma State Global Scholar Series, and introduces educators in the Sonoma region to this professional learning home formerly known as the North Bay International Studies Project. 

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Global Scholars Series: Diversity and Global Competency
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Global Scholars Series: Diversity and Global Competency

  • The Cooperage at Sonoma State University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dr. Aaron Bruce will engage students, teachers, and SSU faculty in a presentation on contemporary issues of diversity and the need for global competence. This presentation launches the 2018-19 CGEP at Sonoma State Global Scholar Series, and introduces educators to this professional learning home formerly known as the North Bay International Studies Project. 

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Global Dialogue Workshop
Oct
13
9:00 AM09:00

Global Dialogue Workshop

Join us to learn about global competence, the essentials of dialogue, and how to engage your students in live videoconferences and online facilitated discussions about global issues with their peers around the world. Classroom lessons and follow-up support available. Lunch provided. This event is free, but online registration required.

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Jul
30
to Aug 2

Teaching for Sustainable Communities at CISP-Bay Area

Middle and high school educators are invited to apply to Teaching for Sustainable Communities, a year-long program that begins with a 4-day summer institute in Oakland. The summer institute launches a year of follow-up support through a meeting March 14, and optional webinars, coaching, and field studies designed to improve environmental literacy and global competence, and engage students in civic action projects. The program culminates in an exhibition of student learning at the World Savvy Festival at Mills College.

For more information, please contact CISP-Bay Area Site Director:

Rolland Janairo at rolland@worldsavvy.org

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Teaching for Sustainable Communities at CISP-Sonoma
Jul
16
to Jul 19

Teaching for Sustainable Communities at CISP-Sonoma

Middle and high school educators are invited to apply to Teaching for Sustainable Communities, a year-long program that begins with a 4-day summer institute at Sonoma State University. The summer institute launches a year of follow-up support through one follow-up day, webinars, coaching, and field studies designed to improve environmental literacy and global competence, and engage students in civic action projects. The program culminates in a school, district, or regional exhibition of student learning.

For more information, please contact CISP Sonoma Site Director:

Michelle Mazzeo at mazzeo@sonoma.edu

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Jul
9
to Jul 11

SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR NEW TEACHERS

The California International Studies Project at CSU Long Beach is hosting a

3-day New Teachers Institute for all core subject secondary teachers. The program is designed to help new teachers develop into future leaders, to aid their professional growth both in the classroom and in the field of education, to increase their resources and to form a network of teacher support.

 

Who Should Apply

Secondary teachers in the 4 core subjects (Math, History/Social Science, English, Science) 5 years or less, who are seeking supportive opportunities to foster their own pedagogical learning and leadership development.

 

Topics and Goals for the 3 Days

● Building teacher emotional resilience

● Developing strategies for a student-centered classroom

● Preparing students to be globally competent citizens

● Effective teacher collaboration for the Linked Learning classroom

● Working to spark curiosity, ignite passion, and unleash genius in your students

● Integrating technology for flipped/blended learning

● Participating in professional learning and leadership development

AND MORE!

To view flyer with more information, please click on the resource link below.

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Jun
26
to Jun 28

Teaching for Sustainable Communities at CISP-Fullerton

Middle and high school educators are invited to apply to Teaching for Sustainable Communities, a year-long program that begins with a 3-day summer institute at CSU Fullerton. The summer institute launches a year of follow-up support through one follow-up meeting in October, one personalized field study, and other supports designed to improve environmental literacy and global competence, and engage students in civic action projects. The program culminates in a school, district, or regional exhibition of student learning.

For more information, please contact CISP-Fullerton FIRST Site Director:

Connie DeCapite at cdecapite@fullerton.edu

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Teaching for Sustainable Communities at CISP-Long Beach
Jun
25
to Jun 29

Teaching for Sustainable Communities at CISP-Long Beach

K-8 educators are invited to apply to Teaching for Sustainable Communities, a year-long program that begins with a 5-day summer institute at CSU Long Beach and includes a follow-up meeting on January 12, 2019. The summer institute launches a year of follow-up support through webinars, coaching, and field studies designed to improve environmental literacy and global competence, and engage students in civic action projects. The program culminates in a school, district, or regional exhibition of student learning.

For more information, please contact CISP LB Site Director:

Barbara Doten at bddoten@gmail.com

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Jun
7
to Jun 12

Teaching for Sustainable Communities at CISP-San Diego

K-12 educators are invited to apply to Teaching for Sustainable Communities, a year-long program that begins with a 4-day summer institute (June 7, 8, 11, 12) in San Diego. The summer institute launches a year of follow-up support through one follow-up day (December 1), webinars, coaching, and field studies designed to improve environmental literacy and global competence, and engage students in civic action projects. The program culminates in a school, district, or regional exhibition of student learning.

For more information, please contact CISP Executive Director:

Emily Schell at eschell@mail.sdsu.edu

or CISP Program Manager:

Stephanie Duran at stephanie.duran@mail.sdsu.edu

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May
19
9:00 AM09:00

Global Book Bag at CISPLB

WH A T A R E G L O B A L B O O K B A G S ?

Global Book Bags are learning resources for students to

take home to develop global competencies, practice

literacy skills, and engage parents/guardians in learning

activities. Each Global Book Bag consists of an ageappropriate

book, a set of instructions, and any

materials necessary to complete the learning activities

described in the instructions. These book bags were

designed for elementary grade students to take home for

4-5 days and share with an older family member but can

be adapted for instructional activities in the classroom.

P R O G R AM O B J E C T I V E S

This workshop is for elementary grade teachers and

librarians interested in developing global

competence and literacy skills through children's

literature and home (or classroom) learning

activities. Participants will :

Learn about Global Book Bags and Global

Competence

Explore literature with global themes

Create book bags to take back to their classrooms

T IME L I N E O F T H E P R O G R AM

May 19 - Initial meeting with follow-up webinars:

November 2018, January & April 2019

$100 mini-grants available for those participants

who create 3 book bags from a variety of titles.

 

To view flyer and/or register please click on the source link below.

 

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Global Book Bag Workshop Series#4
Apr
10
4:00 PM16:00

Global Book Bag Workshop Series#4

  • San Diego County Office of Education (Annex C) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop is for elementary grade teachers and librarians interested in developing global competence and literacy skills through children's literature and home (or classroom) learning activities. Participants will learn about Global Book Bags and global competence, explore literature with global themes, and create book bags to take back to their classrooms. 

To register, complete and submit registration form

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California Council for the Social Studies Conference
Mar
23
to Mar 25

California Council for the Social Studies Conference

The 57th annual CCSS Conference is in San Diego March 23-25, 2018. The theme is Tearing Down Walls: Building Connections, Collaboration and Civil Discourse. This conference will continue a tradition devoted to providing quality professional development, new scholarship, research-based strategies, and networking - all designed to improve the teaching and learning of history-social studies across the state. CISP will host a booth and present sessions focused on global education for California students. Look for these CISP Sessions:

Friday, March 22: 

  • Engaging Elementary Global Citizens in Inquiry
  • Engaging Students in Local and Global Contexts through Human Geography
  • Nigeria -- History, Identity & Change
  • Making Global Connections Using Environmental Principles and Concepts to Inspire Student Action
  • Going Global: Teaching Global Competencies Across H/SS, Science & ELA
  • Ethnic Studies: Preparing students for a diverse and interconnected world
  • Building Community through Cultural Studies

Saturday, March 23: 

  • GeoGlobal Book Bags to Enhance Elementary Literacy
  • Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate
  • Understanding Global Issues: The Worldwide Refugee Crisis
  • Tearing Down Walls with Generation Global: Skills for Navigating Difference
  • The American Revolution: Unheard Voices of Rebellion

Sunday, March 24: 

  • Globalizing the Classroom through Project Based Learning
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Mar
14
8:30 AM08:30

Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach

The Choices Program invites you to join us for an introductory workshop in Baldwin Park, CA.

During this interactive workshop, you will:

EXPLORE the Choices curriculum units The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy and Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate (provided) and discuss ways to implement them into history, geography or current issues courses;

UNDERSTAND why teachers in 1/3 of U.S. schools find our inquiry-based approach helps all students think critically about the world around them; and

EXPERIENCE the Choices options role-play activity, which builds students' civic literacy skills. 

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
8:30 am — 3:00 pm
Sierra Vista High School
Baldwin Park, CA

Units: The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy and
Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate

Register

Co-sponsored by California International Studies Project at CSU Long Beach

Cost: $145 per person. ($95 Before January 31)
Includes the two curriculum units, lunch, and a certificate of attendance.

A discount is available to districts or schools who wish to register 5 or more educators. Please email us for a quote.

Who Should Attend: U.S. History, Current Issues and Geography teachers are the main audience. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend.

Space is limited, please register early.

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Mar
2
to Mar 3

FIRST: World Religions-Islam

This program is designed to teach about two world religions and belief systems each year for three years(2017-2020)  Each two day program will include:

·      First Amendment guidelines for what and how to teach about religion in a neutral, objective, balanced and factual way that is respectful to all students.

·      History of the religion as it is addressed in the CaliforniaState Social Science/History and Literature standards presented by CSUF History Department scholars

·      Presentations on the beliefs and practices of each religion for greater understanding of the students in classrooms

·      A cleric led visitation to a local house of worship of the religion being studied.

Registration will open in August.  2017

Contact for additional information:  Connie DeCapite714 345-4877 cdecapite@fullerton.edu

 

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Feb
22
to Feb 23

The Armenian Genocide and International Justice

What is the responsibility of the international community when mass murder and genocide occurs? We will examine the events leading up to the systematic murder of over one million Armenians, the American response as a nation and as a people, the role of justice and judgment in the aftermath of such atrocity, and the legacies today in terms of how we evaluate and seek justice in the United States and around the world.

 

Recommended for teachers of World History, US History, Government, and Humanities. In this seminar you will:

  • Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical and literacy skills aligned with Common Core and the newly-adopted History Framework
  • Explore topics in global education that help students become informed citizens such as: racism, prejudice, international justice, international human rights, journalism in the digital age, civic participation
  • Receive a free copy of Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians

Teachers can register at https://sdcoe.k12oms.org/eventdetail.php?gid=1014&id=137558 before February 22, 2018. Cost for individuals is $100, $85 for teams of 2 or more, $50 for preservice teachers. Fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, and materials. Contact Emily Schell at eschell@mail.sdsu.edu to request one of ISTEP's scholarships to pay your registration fee. 

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Jan
24
9:00 AM09:00

Holocaust & Human Behavior Workshop

In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. In this one-day workshop—featuring the fully revised, digital edition of Holocaust and Human Behavior—teachers will:

  • Learn current scholarship on the history of the Holocaust and new research focused on human behavior, group dynamics, and bias
  • Increase their ability to facilitate respectful classroom discussions on difficult issues such as racism, antisemitism, and other forms of exclusion in a way that invites personal reflection and critical analysis
  • Learn a new way of structuring curriculum to help students connect history to their own lives and the choices they make
  • Engage with classroom-ready multimedia resources and learn how to build a customized unit that meets your curriculum objectives
  • Discover new teaching strategies that help students interrogate text, think critically, and discuss controversial issues respectfully

Middle and High School teachers can register at https://sdcoe.k12oms.org/eventdetail.php?gid=1014&id=137549 before January 24, 2018. Cost for individuals is $50, $45 for teams of 2 or more, $30 for preservice teachers. Fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, and materials. Contact Emily Schell at eschell@mail.sdsu.edu to request one of ISTEP's scholarships to pay your registration fee. 

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Global Book Bag Workshop Series#3
Jan
17
4:00 PM16:00

Global Book Bag Workshop Series#3

This workshop is for elementary grade teachers and librarians interested in developing global competence and literacy skills through children's literature and home (or classroom) learning activities. Participants will learn about Global Book Bags and global competence, explore literature with global themes, and create book bags to take back to their classrooms. 

To register, complete and submit registration form

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Jan
17
4:00 PM16:00

Global Book Bags Workshop Series #3

  • San Diego County Office of Education (Rm. 304 & 305) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop is for elementary grade teachers and librarians interested in developing global competence and literacy skills through children's literature and home (or classroom) learning activities. Participants will learn about Global Book Bags and global competence, explore literature with global themes, and create book bags to take back to their classrooms. 

To register, complete and submit registration form

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Intercultural Ambassadors Program
Dec
15
to Apr 25

Intercultural Ambassadors Program

ISTEP presents the Intercultural Ambassador Program for K-12 teachers in San Diego County. This program is for teachers interested in hosting a SDSU international student selected to serve as an ambassador during the Spring 2018 semester to engage in cross-cultural exchange through classroom learning activities. The online application deadline is December 15, 2017.  There is no cost to teachers for this program, however participating teachers must agree to participate in professional learning workshops focused on global competence. Contact Emily at istep@mail.sdsu.edu for more information.

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Global Book Bags Workshop Series #2
Nov
28
4:00 PM16:00

Global Book Bags Workshop Series #2

  • San Diego County Office of Education (Annex C) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop is for elementary grade teachers and librarians interested in developing global competence and literacy skills through children's literature and home (or classroom) learning activities. Participants will learn about Global Book Bags and global competence, explore literature with global themes, and create book bags to take back to their classrooms. 

To register, complete and submit registration form

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Nov
3
to Nov 4

FIRST: World Religions-Hinduism and Sikism

This program is designed to teach about two world religions and belief systems each year for three years(2017-2020)  Each two day program will include:

·      First Amendment guidelines for what and how to teach about religion in a neutral, objective, balanced and factual way that is respectful to all students.

·      History of the religion as it is addressed in the CaliforniaState Social Science/History and Literature standards presented by CSUF History Department scholars

·      Presentations on the beliefs and practices of each religion for greater understanding of the students in classrooms

·      A cleric led visitation to a local house of worship of the religion being studied.

Registration will open in August.  2017

Contact for additional information:  Connie DeCapite714 345-4877 cdecapite@fullerton.edu

 

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Oct
16
to Feb 16

Engaging All Learners -CISP at Long Beach

Engaging All Learners is a 6-day professional development institute for K-12
educators and includes 3 in-class, 2-hour, one-on-one coaching sessions for each
participating teacher. The 6-day institute immerses teachers in interactive learning
experiences aimed at closing learning gaps. The central goals of the institute are
to promote standards and research-based engaging teaching practices that align
with 21st-century learning skills and global competencies. Participants develop,
implement, and share lessons that integrate strategies and resources introduced in
the program. Classroom coaching sessions engage teachers in reflective practice
and provide essential feedback for ongoing learning.


For registration or more information contact:

Barbara Doten, Site Director
CISP at Long Beach State cisplongbeach@gmail.com 562-355-9400

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Oct
5
5:00 PM17:00

CISP at Sonoma- Introduction to Teaching Social Justice in Your Classroom

Resource Workshop for K-12 Educators from All Disciplines

  • Identify resources for teaching empathy and global competence for social justice
  • Learn to use Teaching Tolerance Perspectives Resources to Design a Relevant, Standards-Aligned, PBL Unit
  • Identify social justice issues that affect your students and community

$10 (refreshments provided)

Register Here. Space Limited. https://sdsu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5BJqvMbyhnfBJQx

Facilitator: Mary Bracken

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Global Book Bag Workshop
Sep
30
8:30 AM08:30

Global Book Bag Workshop

This workshop is for elementary grade teachers and librarians interested in developing global competence and literacy skills through children's literature and home (or classroom) learning activities. Participants will learn about Global Book Bags and global competence, explore literature with global themes, and create book bags to take back to their classrooms. To register, complete and submit registration form

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Sep
19
to Dec 1

ECO Literate - How Educators are Cultivating Emotional, Social and Ecological Intelligence

Virtual Book Club for K-12 Educators

Free copy of the book for the first 30 registrations! Register here https://sdsu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1BxFa6eASEV6IND

Reading Schedule: September 19, 2017: Section 1, Parts 1-2 / October 17, 2017: Section 1, Parts 3-4/ November 14, 2017: Section 2

Online Hangout or Call In: By computer, tablet or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/649384725 Phone: (571) 317-3112 : 649-384-725

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Teaching for Sustainable Communities
Aug
14
to Aug 18

Teaching for Sustainable Communities

K-6th grade educators are invited to apply to Teaching for Sustainable Communities, a year-long program that begins with a 3-day summer institute at CSU Long Beach. The summer institute launches a year of follow-up support through webinars, coaching, and field studies designed to improve environmental literacy and engage students in civic action projects. The program culminates in a school, site, or regional exhibition of student learning.

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Aug
8
to Aug 10

FIRST: China Program to Advance Cultural Education (PACE)

This 3-day program is designed by FIRST to advance the understanding of Chinese history, culture, literature, art, music and the educational needs of Chinese students in the classroom.  The program brings students, parents and teachers together to discuss how to maximize the education of all students.

 

Participants:  K-12 Irvine Unified School District teachers in all subject areas

Venue: South Coast Chinese Cultural Center (SCCCC)

Stipend:  $300 plus books and classroom materials

Information:  Contact Connie DeCapite, FIRST Director 

                          714 345-4877/cdecapite@fullerton.edu

 

Program Partnership:  PACE China is funded by the SCCC and Rose Hills and is a partnership activity between FIRST at CSUF, the SCCCC and Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF)

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Jul
28
8:00 AM08:00

CISP at Sonoma: Better Together

Better Together + Lunch + Workshop (FREE). Design Thinking to Investigate the World and Take Action. Work with the teams and teachers at World Savvy and California International Studies Project to learn how to position your students to think globally and act locally, using the principles of design thinking. Walk away with newfound inspiration, and tools to authentically engage your students in the world beyond.

Click here to Register and for program information contact Site Director Michelle Mazzeo at mazzeo@sonoma.edu

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Jul
25
to Jul 27

FIRST: Korea Program to Advance Cultural Education (PACE)

This 3-day program is designed by FIRST to advance the understanding of Korean history, culture, literature, art, music and the educational needs of Korean students in the classroom.  The program brings students, parents and teachers together to discuss how to maximize the education of all students.

 

Participants:  K-12 Irvine Unified teachers in all subject areas

Venue: Sierra Vista Middle School   2 Liberty    Irvine CA 92620

Stipend:  $300 plus books and classroom materials

Information:  Contact Connie DeCapite, FIRST Director 

                          714 345-4877/cdecapite@fullerton.edu

 

PACE Korea is funded by the Irvine Korean Parents Association (IKPA) and is a partnership activity between FIRST at CSUF, IKPA and Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF)

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