Summer Institutes

Join us this summer for professional learning opportunities that offer new perspectives, collaborative discussions, and resources for promoting globally-minded classrooms. All of our summer programs provide PDPs and/or graduate credits (additional fees apply), and most face-to-face courses include an online orientation and fall follow-up session.

Face-to-Face

The Dynamics of the Modern Middle East

Especially for educators of grades 6-12
DATES: July 11-15, 2016

LOCATION: Boston College High School
(This event is being held at Boston College High School but is not a Boston College High School sponsored event)
GRADES: 6-12
PDP/CREDITS: 67.5 PDPs; optional registration for 3 graduate credits
FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 3 graduate credits); Non-partnership educators—$600 (plus fee for 3 graduate credits)

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Teaching for Global Understanding in the 21st Century

Open to all K-12 educators
DATES: July 18-22, 2016

LOCATION: Regis College
GRADES: K-12
PDP/CREDITS: 67.5 PDPs; optional registration for 3 graduate credits
FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 3 graduate credits); Non-partnership educators—$600 (plus fee for 3 graduate credits)

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Exploring Nature and Culture in Japan

Open to all K-8 educators
DATES: July 27-29, 2016 (NOTE: Application process is now closed)

LOCATION: Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture
GRADES: K-8
PDP/CREDITS: 45 PDPs; optional registration for 2 graduate credits
(additional $200 fee)
FEE: Free for educators coming >50 miles from Boston, and in partner districts;
$450 for local participants not from partner districts/schools

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Cultural Proficiency for Today's Diverse Schools

Open to all K-12 educators
DATES: August 1-5, 2016

LOCATION: Stoneham Central Middle School
GRADES: K-12
PDP/CREDITS: 67.5 PDPs; optional registration for 3 graduate credits
FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 3 graduate credits); Non-partnership educators—$600 (plus fee for 3 graduate credits)

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Online

Changing China: History & Culture Since 1644

Especially for educators of grades 6-12
DATES: June 15 - August 9, 2016

GRADES: 6-12
PDP/CREDITS: 45 PDPs; 2 graduate credits
FEE: Partnership educators—no cost (other than fee for 2 graduate credits); Non-partnership educators—$450 (plus fee for 2 graduate credits)

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Engaging Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students & Families in Elementary Schools

Especially for educators of grades K-5
DATES: July 6 - August 2, 2016

GRADES: K-5
PDPs/Credits: 22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit
FEE: Partnership educators - no cost other than fee for 1 graduate credit; Non-partnership educators - $225 plus fee for 1 graduate credit.

This course has been approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to provide 15 PDPs addressing the needs of English language learners (RETELL requirement as of 2016)

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Engaging Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students & Families in Secondary Schools

Especially for educators of grades 6-12
DATES: July 6 - August 2, 2016

GRADES: 6-12
PDPs/Credits: 22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit
FEE: Partnership educators - no cost other than fee for 1 graduate credit; Non-partnership educators - $225 plus fee for 1 graduate credit.

This course has been approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to provide 15 PDPs addressing the needs of English language learners (RETELL requirement as of 2016)

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Africans in the Age of Atlantic Slavery

Especially for educators of grades 8-12
DATES: July 6 - August 2, 2016

GRADES: 8-12
PDPs/Credits: 22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit
FEE: Partnership educators - no cost other than fee for 1 graduate credit; Non-partnership educators - $225 plus fee for 1 graduate credit.

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India's Century of Change: Diversity, Democracy & Social Dynamics

Open to all K-12 educators
DATES: July 6 - August 2, 2016

GRADES: K-12
PDPs/Credits: 22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit
FEE: Partnership educators - no cost other than fee for 1 graduate credit; Non-partnership educators - $225 plus fee for 1 graduate credit.

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Thinking Like a Historian: Immigration History Through Primary Sources

Especially for educators of grades K-8
DATES: July 6 - August 2, 2016

GRADES: K-8
PDPs/Credits: 22.5 PDPs; 1 graduate credit
FEE: Partnership educators - no cost other than fee for 1 graduate credit; Non-partnership educators - $225 plus fee for 1 graduate credit.

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