Global Views: A Summer 2020 Series

JUNE 4, 11, 18: In these uncertain times, it is more important than ever to foster understanding of diverse perspectives both domestically and from across the globe. The University of Chicago Educator Outreach Program is excited to announce a three-part educator professional development series, Global Views –  A Summer 2020 Series, organized by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies.

Reporting on Public Health: Challenges, Solutions and Lessons Learned

JUNE 25-26, 2020: This two-day virtual conference on for educators brings together award-winning journalists supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and digital educational resources created by Pulitzer Center and UChicago to explore how reporting on past public health crises throughout the world can offer valuable insights on the challenges presented by COVID-19. Featuring a combination of journalist-led presentations and interactive activities, the session will also introduce methods for integrating global news and journalism skills into diverse curricula to reinforce students’ critical thinking, creativity and communication skills.

Resources from Past Programs

Explore videos, articles, lesson plans, and curriculum development ideas from past University of Chicago Summer Institutes for Educators and International Education Conferences.

Welcome to UChicago Educator Outreach

The University of Chicago offers a wide variety of programming for K-12 and post-secondary educators and their students through many different organizations on campus such as the area studies centers, the Smart Museum of Art, the Oriental Institute and the Neighborhood Schools Program. This site is a collaborative effort by these affiliates to make it easy to stay informed about professional development programs and to connect to resources. A brief summary of this website’s navigation menu:

  • Educator Programs: Browse our upcoming and past programs, which includes the Summer Institute for Educators and International Education Conference.
  • Teaching Materials: Search for classroom resources (readings, presentations, images, video) by keyword categories⁠.
  • Campus Resources: Learn more about the museums and organizations at the University of Chicago that provide K-12 and City Colleges resources.
  • Contact Us: Contact an outreach coordinator at one of our centers to discuss collaboration, find a speaker or student assistant for your class, or suggest a new resource.

We’re glad you found us and we look forward to hearing from you!