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Choices for the 21st Century
Curriculum
Staff Development
Special Student Event
27 units, each including student texts and teacher’s guides, available for purchase. Workshops. No.

Grade Level:
9-12

Description:
Choices is a program of the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. Through curriculum units and professional development, Choices engages secondary students in international issues. All Choices materials are based on current scholarship and draw connections between history and current issues. Examples of topics on which units are available are:

• Responding to Terrorism: Challenges for Democracy
• Global Environmental Problems: Implications for U.S. Policy
• Confronting Genocide: Never Again?
• U.S. Trade Policy: Competing in a Global Economy
• Shifting Sands: Balancing U.S. Interests in the Middle East
• Russia's Uncertain Transition: Challenges for U.S. Policy
• Caught between Two Worlds: Mexico at the Crossroads
• China on the World Stage: Weighing the U.S. Response
Choices also offers online materials for “Teaching with the News.”

Contact:
Tony Hurt
Heritage High School
1401 West Geddes Avenue
Littleton, CO 80120
303-734-6719
thurt@lps.k12.co.us
Choices Website