Zook Hall, 401
Akron, OH 44325-4210
Dr. Brad Maguth, Director
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SUMMER 2019 STUDY ABROAD
Teaching the Holocaust:
The Economics & Science of Hate
Join us as we depart on June 19 for a 12-day trip to Poland and Germany. This course prepares students to understand and teach the difficult and complex topics of the Holocaust and genocide. Participants will have valuable experiential learning opportunities and gain access to resources for instructional use in grades 7-12. Tenets of economic and science education help frame the study of the Holocaust in the course.
Scholarships are available to qualified teachers and teacher education majors!
Deadline to apply for the study tour is December 30, 2018. Apply now!
Plan to attend either of the orientation meetings where additional information will be provided:
- Friday, Oct. 12, 12:15 pm in Zook Hall 103
- Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6-7pm in Zook Hall 101
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|Workshop Title||Date and Time|
|$martPath, Grades 1-8||Sept. 15, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon|
|Teaching Career Exploration & Financial Literacy, Grades 7-12*||Oct. 25, 4:15-6:15 pm|
|Teaching Economics Through Children's Literature, Grades 1-7*||Feb. 9, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.|
|Economic Impact of Poverty in U.S. Education*||Mar. 2, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.|
|Financial Preparation & Pathways for College: Workshop for Educators (Gr. 7-16)||Mar. 16, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.|
|Teaching the Holocaust: The Economics & Science of Hate*||June 19-30, 2019|
|Youth Summer Camp: Think Tank to Shark Tank||July 8-12, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.|
|Teacher Institute: Think Tank to Shark Tank*||July 22-26, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.|
*Graduate credit for educators available for select workshops
Career Education & Financial Literacy: Grades 7-12
Oct. 26 • 4:15-6:15 pm
Teachers will receive a variety of instructional resources and strategies to supplement their presentation of authentic, student-centered instruction in the areas of career education and financial literacy.
Graduate credit is now available for this one-day workshop!