The Institute of Global Studies provides professional development opportunities for K-16 teachers on global and international topics. We are dedicated to the teaching of international studies and increasing global awareness in students.

 Contact information: Deborah Jane, outreach coordinator, 612-624-7346.


GLOS 0025 - Seeking Refuge in a Changing World Book Club for K-12 Educators
GLOS X 0095 - China-Africa Contemporary Relations: a Summer Institute for Educators
GLOS X0006 - Public Health in Africa: a Series of Workshops for Educators
GLOS X0007 - Middle East Book Club for K-12 Educators
GLOS X0008 - Refugees in Our Classroom
GLOS X0009 - Economies of Africa a Workshop for High School Educators
GLOS X0010 - Africa in the Classroom Part II
GLOS X0011 - After Ebola: A Public Health in Africa PD Workshop
GLOS X0012 - Colonialism and Health Care in Africa a Workshop for K-12 Educators
GLOS X0013 - Inclusive Education: A Public Health in Africa Workshop for Educators
GLOS X0014 - Expanding Visions/Building Traditions, African Curriculum in the Social Studies Classroom
GLOS X0015 - Stories of Conflict and Hope: African Literature in the High School Classroom
GLOS X0016 - Curriculum Development for African Literature in the High School Classroom
GLOS X0017 - Minnesota's Migration and Digital Storytelling
GLOS X0018 - Building Empathy, Taking Action Graphic Novels in the Classroom
GLOS X0019 - Challenging Perspectives: An Inquiry Based Approach to Understanding Apartheid in Beverly Naidoo's Out of Bounds Seven Stories of Conflict and Hope
GLOS X0020 - Somali for Educators
GLOS X0021 - A Long Way From Home: The Journeys We Take
GLOS X0022 - West African Perspectives in the French Classroom
GLOS X0023 - Journeys to Our Classrooms: How Newcomers and Refugees Arrive
GLOS X0024 - Social Emotional Learning, World History, and African Literature : Teaching Far From Home.
GLOS X0025 - Seeking Refuge in a Changing World Book Club for K-12 Educators
GLOS X0026 - Taking Action: Acting Locally, Linking Globally
GLOS X0027 - Taking Action Curriculum Development
GLOS X0029 - Bringing the Distant Near: Global Book Club for Educators
GLOS X0030 - Human Rights in National Security: Analyzing Amnesty International Curriculum
GLOS X0031 - Empowering Students to Improve the World: Mindfulness and Global Lessons
GLOS X0032 - Teaching about Genocide
GLOS X0050 - From “Sioux Massacre” to “Dakota Genocide”: Exploring the U.S.-Dakota War Through Space and Time
GLOS X0070 - Teaching for Action: Human Rights and Civic Engagement in our Global Communities
GLOS X0071 - Building Equity in Our World Book Club for Educators
GLOS X0080 - Enacting Indigenous Power through Film & New Media: Focus on Violence Against Native/ First Nations Women and Land
GLOS X0081 - Seeking Racial Justice Educator Book Club
GLOS X0082 - Crossroads: An Anthology of Resilience and Hope of Young Somali Writers Educator Workshop
GLOS X0083 - Schools for the Planet: Toward Universal Climate Literacy with Children’s Literature and Media
GLOS X0090 - Caught Between Cultures: Book Club for Educators
GLOSX 0015 - An Introduction to Arabic for Non Language Educators
GLOSX 0016 - Teaching and Commemorating the Holocaust and/or Genocides: Global and Local Perspectives
GLOSX 0017 - Teaching the Holocaust through Art
GLOSX 0033 - Global Nonfiction: A book club for K-12 and community college educators
GLOSX 0034 - Teaching about Russian Influence in the Elections
GLOSX 0035 - Tracing Minnesota's Forgotten History: Approaches to Teaching About the 1862 U.S.-Dakota War and Its Legacies
GLOSX 0037 - The Haitian Revolution: a Workshop for Educators
GLOSX 0039 - Education , Cities, and Society in Finland - an Urban Planner's Point of View
GLOSX 0041 - Teaching with StoryMaps
GLOSX 0050 - Interruption, Innovation and Inclusion: Reducing Inequalities and Expanding Access through Global Education
GLOSX 0051 - Teaching with Graphic Novels: An Educator Book Discussion
GLOSX 0052 - Teaching About Hate: Lessons from the Holocaust and Today
GLOSX 0053 - Teaching About Genocide: Navigating Trauma in the Classroom
GLOSX 0060 - Global Studies Virtual Symposium
GLOSX 0061 - What We Can Learn From Finland
GLOSX 0063 - Finding Courage, Wellness, and Happiness Through the Power of Sisu: Finnish Summer Book Club for Educators
GLOSX 0064 - Globalized Curriculum for Elementary Educators
GLOSX 0065 - Elementary Online Lessons with Global Content Curriculum Development
GLOSX 0091 - World Area Book Club Caught Between Cultures
GLOSX 0097 - Exploring Place through Literature: Using StoryMaps and Picture Books to Highlight Innovations in Kenya, The Gambia and Cape Coast, Ghana
GLOSX 0098 - Traditions and Change: Book Club for Educators
GLOSX 0099 - Conflicts and Change: Book Club for Educators
GLOSX 028 - Gender and Genocide: Uncovering Absent Narrative in Mass Violence and Human Rights Education
GLOSX 100 - Schools for the Planet Schools for the Planet: Toward Universal Climate Literacy with Children’s Literature and Media
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