African Studies Center

University of Pennsylvania

Summer Institute

2007 Summer Institute for Middle & High School Teachers

University of Pennsylvania:

African Studies Center, Middle East Center, South Asia Center, & Center for East Asian Studies

"The Arts of Africa, Asia and the Middle East: Exploration of Art, Music and Film"

June 25-29, 2007

K-12 teachers from Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey are invited to apply for the University of Pennsylvania’s week-long Summer 2007 Institute, "The Arts of Africa, Asia, and the Middle East: An Exploration of Art, Music, and Film." The Summer Institute is most appropriate for Social Studies, World History/Cultures, Art, and Music teachers, but teachers of all subjects may apply.

Selected candidates will be paid a stipend of $150 and receive materials for the classroom, contingent on attendance at all sessions and completion of a basic lesson plan by the last day of the institute based on the instruction provided by expert speakers and curriculum designers . Pennsylvania teachers will receive ACT 48 credit. Teachers from New Jersey can also receive professional development credits through Penn's Graduate School of Education. The Institute will be held June 25-29, 2007, and the application deadline is June 1, 2007. The Institute is organized by Penn’s four Title VI National Resource Centers.

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