Teaching about World War I


The University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), with the National World War I Museum and Memorial, presents:

"Teaching about World War I" (There's a reason it's called 'the Great War'!!) 

Feb. 23, 2019

Location:  The Arizona Historical Society Auditorium (949 E. 2nd St. Tucson, AZ)

Cost: Free and includes lunch
Registration: Click on the link at the bottom of the page to register - and (possibly) apply for travel funding.

Tentative Schedule:

Saturday, Feb. 23:

9:00 – 9:30: Doors Open/Registration

9:30 – 10:15: Why Is Teaching World War I Important? Cherie Kelly, National World War I Museum           

10:15 – 10:45: Teaching Beyond the Western Front: Who Participated in WWI? (geography of WWI activity). Lisa Adeli, CMES.

10:45 – 11:00: Break

11:00 – 12:00: Thinking Locally: Arizonans in World War I. Film.

12:00 – 12:45: Thinking Nationally: The U.S. in WWI. Kelly.

12:45 – 1:15:  Lunch and Networking

1:15 – 2:25: World War I Explains the Middle East. Adeli.

2:25 – 2:40: Break

2:40 – 3:15: Resources and Lesson Plans. Adeli and Kelly.

3:15 – 3:35: Practical Applications (small group discussion of lesson ideas).  

3:35 – 3:50: Sharing of Lesson Plan Ideas 

3:50 – 4:00: Conclusions

To register for the conference, fill out the form either by CLICKING HERE or on the link below, and then email it to: adeli@email.arizona.edu




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