UChicago International Education Conference 2016

Lecture Series

April 8, 2016


International House Assembly Hall

Learn new ways to engage your students in storytelling, critical thinking, cultural literacy, and digital media learning. Through dynamic presentations, dialogues, and classroom activities, teachers will gain practical and innovative curriculum ideas that guide students to make connections to the larger stories of the world.

The International Education Conference is held annually for K-12 instructors. The goal is to find ways for educators to incorporate international content into their courses. This year's conference is entitled Sensing Place, Sharing Stories: Global Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom, featuring Don Belt, Professor of Journalism at the University of Richmond and former Senior Editor at National Geographic.

Light breakfast, lunch, and instructional materials are included.

Keynote address: To Walk the World

Don Belt delivers a call to global awareness, including a summary of his own “journey” via National Geographic to a greater appreciate of the world we share, illustrated with photographs from past assignments, and culminating with an introduction to the Out of Eden Walk project.

Free and open to the public with registration. Click here to register.

Sponsored by the International House Global Voices Conference Series, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies, the Center for Latin American Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Neighborhood Schools Program, the Oriental Institute, and UChicago Engages.  This event is made possible with generous support from Title VI National Resource Center grants from the US Department of Education.