04.02.2019 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kim McCutchan


Indiana University’s P-16 Center for Research and Collaboration is partnering with Title VI Area Studies Centers on this exciting professional development opportunity for middle and high school social studies teachers. Subject-matter specialists from IU-Bloomington’s Title VI Area Studies Centers will present content related to the theme of Human and Environment Interactions. The presentations will connect the theme with Standard 9- Human and Environmental Interactions: Resources, Hazards and Health from Indiana Academic Standards for Geography and History of the World. A teaching methods specialist will provide creative teaching ideas for your social studies course. IU will cover the cost of a substitute for teachers who attend.

Highlights of the Workshop
  • Hear experts on Russia/Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Central/Inner Asia, East Asia, Africa and Europe.
  • Learn research-based instructional practices.
  • Come away with solid content knowledge and classroom-tested techniques.
  • Use resources developed by IU's nationally recognized area studies faculty.
  • Focus on Human and Environment Interactions around the world theme across the Social Studies Standards
  • Professional Growth Points are available for this workshop.  
  • We will cover the cost of a substitute for teachers who attend.
  • For any questions, email Vesna Dimitrieska at or call 812-856-8021.