Teaching About Africa & The Middle East
Resources at the ASA Conference
As a special feature of the African Studies Association Conference, and in Partnership with the Middle Eastern Studies Association, a Saturday workshop with 12 panels has been designed for K-12 educators and librarians focusing how to bring Africa and the Middle East into your classroom or library.
Featured topics include:
"Africa and the Middle East: Moving Beyond Stereotypes"
"Using African Epics and Poetry to Build Literacy and Community"
"Teaching about the Slave Trade"
"Teaching about Iraq, Israel and Palestine"
What: Workshop for K-12 Educators
When: Saturday 11/19/05
Where: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Attendance is $35 and includes workshop, resources, lunch and book exhibits.
Teachers interested in participating in the workshops should pre-register with
Brenda Randolph: (301) 562-5239
Zeina Seikaly: (202) 687-6176
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