New workshop series encourages K-12 teachers to explore historical sites around the world

Published: January 13, 2022

The workshops will provide area studies knowledge and pedagogy training to CA public school educators to expand the study of world regions and civilizations in K-12 curriculum.

UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) and UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies (CNES) have partnered with the UCLA History-Geography Project (HGP), under the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, to offer a series of teacher training workshops for K-12 public school educators over the next four years. The workshop series is designed to expand the knowledge of world regions and civilizations for teachers and increase their capacity to integrate area studies into their classroom instruction to align with the new California K-12 History-Social Science (HSS) Framework.

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