VIRTUAL EASC Teacher Training: Global Teacher Seminar Summer 2020

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June 1 - June 5, 2020
12:00AM - 12:00AM
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Virtual (via online Zoom meeting room)

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Add to Calendar 2020-06-01 00:00:00 2020-06-05 00:00:00 VIRTUAL EASC Teacher Training: Global Teacher Seminar Summer 2020 Presented by the Area Studies Centers at OSU:  WHERE DOES OUR FOOD COME FROM? GLOBAL AGRICULTURAL AND ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY June 1-5, 2020, 9am - 3:30pmRegistration: Registration LinkDeadline: April 24, 2020 (or when space filled) Chris Ratcliff, Food, Agr & Biological Eng, Ohio State Tami Augustine, Teaching and Learning, Ohio State  Seminar: This weeklong workshop aims to inform K-12 teachers on issues related to global agricultural and economic sustainability by focusing on various global regions including Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Through the week, we will hear from regional experts on agricultural trends and practices, food access and distribution, intersections with environmental and economic sustainability and how it all relates to our own food decisions.The workshop will deepen participants’ understanding of global food issues and challenges while exploring how teachers can translate these topics into lessons that will engage students of various levels and with varying interests. Both food and agriculture have deep ties to every classroom subject – from foreign language and social studies to history and economics to biology and math, and we look forward to working with teachers to understand how these topics can be incorporated into their curricula. Benefits: Teachers will receive a certificate of completion with contact hours, and a $100 stipend for attending the seminar and completing a lesson plan by August 1. The seminar is open to both pre-service and in-service teachers and is free of charge.  Parking tokens will be provided, lunch on your own.  Graduate coursework is available, inquire for more information. Flyer:  The seminar is organized by the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) in partnership with the East Asian Studies Center (EASC), Center for African Studies (CAS), Center for Slavic and East European Studies Center (CSEES), and Middle East Studies Center (MESC) with support from the U.S. Department of Education Title VI Grants.   Virtual (via online Zoom meeting room) East Asian Studies Center easc@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Presented by the Area Studies Centers at OSU: 
 
WHERE DOES OUR FOOD COME FROM? GLOBAL AGRICULTURAL AND ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY
 
June 1-5, 2020, 9am - 3:30pm
Registration: Registration Link
Deadline: April 24, 2020 (or when space filled)
 
Chris Ratcliff, Food, Agr & Biological Eng, Ohio State
 
Tami Augustine, Teaching and Learning, Ohio State
 
 
Seminar: This weeklong workshop aims to inform K-12 teachers on issues related to global agricultural and economic sustainability by focusing on various global regions including Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Through the week, we will hear from regional experts on agricultural trends and practices, food access and distribution, intersections with environmental and economic sustainability and how it all relates to our own food decisions.

The workshop will deepen participants’ understanding of global food issues and challenges while exploring how teachers can translate these topics into lessons that will engage students of various levels and with varying interests. Both food and agriculture have deep ties to every classroom subject – from foreign language and social studies to history and economics to biology and math, and we look forward to working with teachers to understand how these topics can be incorporated into their curricula.
 
Benefits: Teachers will receive a certificate of completion with contact hours, and a $100 stipend for attending the seminar and completing a lesson plan by August 1. The seminar is open to both pre-service and in-service teachers and is free of charge.  Parking tokens will be provided, lunch on your own.  Graduate coursework is available, inquire for more information.
 
 
The seminar is organized by the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) in partnership with the East Asian Studies Center (EASC), Center for African Studies (CAS), Center for Slavic and East European Studies Center (CSEES), and Middle East Studies Center (MESC) with support from the U.S. Department of Education Title VI Grants.