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K-12 Teacher Training Webinar – US/MENA Dialogues: “Globalizing STEM: Strengthen International Connections and Engage Students in Understanding our Global Environment”
November 7, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Focusing on the GLOBE program, this session will provide ideas and resources for globalizing STEM courses and providing international connections across the United States, Middle East, North Africa, and beyond. As an international science and education program, GLOBE is dedicated to supplying the STEM professionals of tomorrow with the scientific knowledge necessary to tackle Earth’s biggest challenges. GLOBE is a worldwide community of students, teachers, scientists, and citizens working together to better understand, sustain, and improve Earth’s environment at local, regional, and global scales. GLOBE promotes the teaching and learning of science, enhances environmental literacy and stewardship, and promotes scientific discovery.
K-12 teachers from the United States and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are invited to join together for two webinars in fall 2021. Organized by the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies and the University of Arizona’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies, these webinars will provide relevant professional development on shared topics of interest and also provide a platform for teachers to connect across borders. Register for a unique opportunity to receive professional training with your colleagues around the world and engage in international dialogue.
Sponsored by the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies and the University of Arizona’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies.