PD894: Connecting Past & Present - Educating Across Generations
Pacific Historic Parks and the University of Guam Professional and International Programs (PiP) are pleased to offer K-12 teachers the opportunity to earn two (2) professional development graduate credits by attending the 43rd Pacific Circle Consortium annual conference and submitting related coursework.
Objectives of the course are for teachers to incorporate elements of inquiry-based teaching and learning into classroom curriculum, develop an appreciation for the local history and culture, listen and understand different World War II perspectives, have more resources with which to engage and excite students to learn about Guam’s rich heritage, and reflect on education issues, policies, and developments in and around the Pacific region.
PD894: Connecting Past & Present – Educating Across Generations Course Syllabus can be downloaded here.
Grading for this course will be based on the quality of these assignments:
- Attend & participate actively in conference breakout sessions, tour, & discussions (40%)
- Write & submit a 2-page double spaced reflection paper by 19 July 2019 (30%)
- Create & submit a Place-Based World War II Activity Worksheet by 23 July 2019 (30%)
To sign up for this course, please complete the following steps:
- Register and pay online at www.eventleaf.com/pccguam2019. Thanks to a generous donation by Pacific Historic Parks, local teachers fees are available at a discounted registration rate of $250. For verification, you must also submit a copy of your teacher school ID. The fee covers the cost of the course reading materials, access to all conference sessions, commemorative registration materials and bag, opening reception, buffet breakfast and lunch for three days, beverage breakouts, World War II history tour, and entrance for an individual to attend the Peter Brice Awards Dinner banquet. Last day to register is COB June 14, 2019.
- Pay an additional $40 administrative fee at the Professional and International Programs (PiP) Office at the University of Guam. Last day to register at the PiP office is COB June 14, 2019.
- Download the Safety Information Form. Complete and submit it prior to or on July 8, Monday. Be advised that you will spend this first day primarily in an outdoor environment. It will involve walking on uneven terrain under the sun. Wear clothes for humid weather, tennis shoes or closed-toe shoes, a hat, and sunscreen. Bring water and medications needed. In case it rains, bring an umbrella or raincoat. You may also want to have insect repellant, a camera, and extra snacks. This form is required to ensure we have your emergency contact information, in case you may need medical attention on our tour.
- No undergraduate may take 800 level courses
- Admission requirements are: (1) bachelor’s degree. If you graduated from another institution besides the University of Guam, please provide proof of bachelor’s degree and present employer to the University of Guam and (2) proof of present employment as a teacher.
- Credits are not applicable to any master’s degree
- Any outstanding balances with UOG must be cleared in order to process registration for the course
Questions or Concerns? Email Instructor Jaclyn Balajadia at [email protected]