Free Teacher Workshop about Paraguay @ KU

-KU Latin American Studies Presents-

Teacher Reach-Out Workshop: How to bring Paraguay to your classroom and networking session
Join us for this fall semester’s FREE Teacher Reach-Out Workshop! This workshop focuses on providing teachers with a foundational knowledge of Paraguay through featured guest speakers Dr. Melissa Birch, the Paraguayan Kansas Committee, and the Kansas Paraguay Partners. We also will provide teachers with resources about travel opportunities to Paraguay and materials and digital tools to bring Paraguay to your classroom!  See a schedule and description below!

When and Where:
Saturday, October 15th, 2011
10:00am-2:30pm (Lunch Provided)
University of Kansas, Bailey Hall, Room 318
(785) 864-3899

RSVP to lasoutreach@ku.edu.

Schedule and Brief Description of the Events:
10:00am-10:15am       Introduction by Outreach Coordinators

10:15am-11:00am       Lecture by Graham Kreicker, Kansas Paraguay Partners representative

–          Kreicker’s lecture will give an overview of Paraguayan culture, as well as, discuss travel opportunities to Paraguay for Teachers and Students

11:00am-11:30am       Paraguay Kansas Committe Student Organization performance

11:30am-1:00pm         Lunch (Provided by the LAS Center Outreach) and teacher networking

1:00pm-1:45pm           Lecture by Dr. Melissa Birch, Associate Director of the Center of Latin American Studies,  Associate Professor of Business, & Faculty Advisor for PKC Student Organization

–          An overview of the economy and politics of Paraguay

1:45pm-2:15pm           Integrating LAS resources to incorporate Paraguay into the classroom

–          LAS Outreach resources and how they meet your curriculum standards

2:15pm-2:30pm           Raffle and Evaluations

Total Instruction Contact Hours: 3 hours

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