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California K-12 Teachers

CREEES sponsors several outreach projects specifically intended for California K-12 teachers.

** CREEES will hold the workshop "Teaching Human Rights in Global Contexts" on Saturday, June 4, 2011 in the Stanford Humanities Center. This workshop, though intended for Community College faculty, is also open to high school teachers.

** CREEES and SPICE publish new curricular unit on Ukraine in 2011! The new jointly produced curricular unit An Introduction to Ukraine is available for sale on the SPICE website. CREEES provides a limited number of complimentary copies to California teachers.

ANNUAL CREEES/SPICE K-12 TEACHERS' WORKSHOP
In conjunction with the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) we hold teachers' workshops on the Stanford campus that brings experts in Russian, East European and Eurasian studies to meet with K-12 teachers to discuss a topic relevant to REEES area studies and school curricula.

In May 2010, our teacher workshop was devoted to the topic of a newly produced SPICE curricular unit: The Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. All teachers received complementary copies of the new curricular unit and one other SPICE unit. Local professors and Stanford senior researchers spoke at the conference, and SPICE staff will conduct pedagogic workshops with the new unit. More information is available in the autumn 2010 issue of our Center's newsletter.

For more information about the curricular unit on the Baltic States, click here>

In April 2009 the SPICE/CREEES teachers’ workshop introduced a the SPICE curricular unit: Examining Long-term Radiation Effects: Case Studies of the Chernobyl Power Plant Thermal Explosion and the Atomic Bombings of Japan. Stanford professors, visiting professors, and survivors of the atomic bombings in Japan spoke at the conference. Read more>
For online streaming video of the teachers' workshop for this unit, click here>

In April 2008 Bert Patenaude (Hoover Institution) and Kathryn Stoner-Weiss (Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law) spoke to teachers about Russian/Soviet Leaders in a workshop devoted to the curricular unit Inside the Kremlin: Soviet and Russian Leaders from Lenin to Putin. Read more>

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Bert Patenaude, Hoover Institution Research Fellow, lecturing to California school teachers on the legacies of Lenin and Stalin at the CREEES/SPICE teachers' workshop on April 12, 2008.