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Foreign-Exchanges

Summer Institute with the National Endowment for the Humanities

Foreign Exchanges: The U.S. and the Wider World in the Twentieth Century is a 3 week institute designed for teachers of U.S. and world history, English language arts, music/art, world languages, and some social sciences.
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The Volunteers: New Curriculum

Award-Winning WWI Curriculum for Teachers

Our set of six stand-alone lesson plans highlights a crucial but under-recognized facet of World War I: the history and legacy of volunteers and volunteerism.
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Upcoming Courses

March
1

Turning Points in Latin American History & Culture

Online Course

Explore the periods of colonialism, independence and the abolition of the slavery, revolution (with examples from Mexico and Cuba), and the Cold War, making use of case studies from different countries and bilingual primary sources.   Read More

March
11

Teaching Culture in East-Asian Language Classes

1-Day Face-to-Face Workshop

This conference will showcase strategies for introducing students to Japanese and Chinese culture in their language-learning classrooms at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Read More

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