Program Activities

  • Pre-departure Activities: February 2018 – May 2018
  • Activities in China: June 24, 2018 – July 27, 2018
  • Post-departure Activities: August 2018 – December 2018

Pre-departure Activities (February 2018 – May 2018) 

Since the participants will represent secondary social studies teachers across the nation, it is impossible to conduct face-to-face pre-departure training. Therefore, a 12-week online learning modules will be applied to help participants to build background knowledge, identify specific areas of interest for curriculum development, as well as sharpen their intercultural competence. 

Post-departure Activities (August 2018 – December 2018) 

A series of follow-up activities will be planned to continue the dialogue among participants and to ensure the incorporation of knowledge and skills gained in China into secondary social studies curriculum as well as the dissemination of teaching materials to a larger teaching community.

August 2018: Reflection and Program Evaluation
Participants will finalize and post their units of study including suggested teaching materials, resources and strategies

September - December 2018
Participants will conduct outreach activities in respective schools and districts and make presentations at professional organizations.