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K-12 Teaching the Middle East Webinar Series: “Teaching about the Middle East through Underreported Stories” with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
April 22, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
This session with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting will explore reporting on the MENA region and curricular resources that can be used to connect underreported news stories to the classroom. We will outline ways to engage students in global issues through journalism, develop media literacy, encourage critical thinking about the MENA region, and connect with a journalist for a conversation about their experience reporting from the Middle East.
This series offers five interactive sessions between January and May 2021, featuring resources and strategies for teaching about the Middle East relevant to both in-person and virtual teaching for Grades 6-12 and community colleges.
All events occur on Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time
FREE! | Earn Professional Development Hours, and State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) for Michigan Teachers!
More information and register: http://go.unc.edu/teachMENA
This program is a collaboration between the National Resource Centers dedicated to Middle East Studies at Duke University-The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.