K-12 Outreach Articles
Summer Workshop for Precollegiate Educators. This interdisciplinary seminar, held July 19- July 31, 2008, will underscore the connections between the ongoing, dramatic historical transformations of North Africa from antiquity to the present and the region's interactions with its European, Sub-Saharan African and Middle Eastern neighbors.
The International Institute reaches out to K-12 teachers year-round with training and fresh materials for the classroom and brings students to campus for lectures. This summer, more than 50 teachers attended a three-day workshop on China and two-week institutes on race, class, and gender in Latin America and on historical-cultural intersections between Europe and the Middle East.
For the first time, UCLA hosts a training workshop for teachers from Arabic- and Hebrew-language parochial schools. Iowa State U and LA-based organizers use a Russian class for five-year-olds as a model for teaching exclusively in the target language.
Middle East - United States Intersections: Integrating the Middle East Into American Politics, Society, and Culture
2006 Summer Teacher Training Workshops
35 Los Angeles area school teachers attend two-week in-depth in-service sponsored by five International Institute centers and programs.
Workshop sheds light on the diverse forms and meanings of Islam in the daily lives of Muslims.