Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC):

Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program provides a professional development opportunity for middle and high school teachers from the United States to participate in a program designed to globalize US classrooms. TGC is a program of the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, administered by the International Research and Exchanges Board (IRE). Activities include: * An online course designed specifically for US teachers aiming to globalize their classrooms; * Two Global Education Symposiums in Washington, DC (pre- and posttravel); and * An international fellowship through a two week country visit upon successful completion of the online course. Travel under this program will be to one of the following countries: Brazil, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Morocco, or Ukraine. Participants are selected through a national, open competition. Eligible applicants must be US citizens, and must be full-time secondary-level (middle or high school), teaching professionals with five or more years of classroom experience in disciplines including English as a Second Language, English Language or Literature, Social Studies, mathematics, or science. For more information, visit Teachers for Global Classrooms at www.irex.org/tgc where you can read more about the program and apply online. Applications are due June 15,...

SAVE THE DATES: March 17-19, 2011

Infusing Canada into the Curriculum A 1.5-day seminar for Middle and High School Geography and Social Studies educators. PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE: Stipend for travel or lodging $100 in classroom materials Opportunity for state-wide collaboration Lectures by experts on Canadian topics Support for lesson development Online lesson publication For more information and to pre-register contact: Lara Bryant: NHGA Coordinator (603) 358.2428  lbryant1@keene.edu Nancy Gagnon: NHGA Co-Coordinator  (603) 547.3213  ngagnon@conval.edu New Hampshire Geographic Alliance www.nhga.net Download...