2015 Summer Teacher Institute, "Inequality: Conditions, Consequences, Solution;" curriculum presentation submission deadline April 15, 2015

Monday, June 29, 2015 to Wednesday, July 1, 2015

About the 2015 UChicago Summer Teacher Institute

Topic: Inequality: Conditions, Consequences, Solutions

Date: June 29–July 1, 2015

Location: Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street



We are seeking curriculum presentations from K-12 educators (including classroom, homeschool, and after- school) in the Chicago metropolitan area that address inequality for one of the sessions for the Institute. Selected participants will be invited to present in a panel discussion as part of the 2015 Summer Teacher Institute.



Possible presentation topics, but not limited to:

  • Poverty
  • Racism/sexism/other forms of discrimination
  • Hunger and food security
  • Social justice
  • Worldwide  inequality
  • The global economy



Benefits for Selected Participants:

  • Share your work of inquiry and creativity at a renowned institute.
  • Exchange curriculum ideas with colleagues on a wide range of subject disciplines.
  • Receive complimentary registration to the 2015 Summer Teacher Institute.
  • Receive a gift voucher that covers the full registration fee of one of the teacher workshops for the 2015–2016 school year at the Oriental Institute Museum.



To Apply:

  1. Complete the Application Form
  2. Applications should have "STI 2015 Curriculum Presentation Submission" in the subject line and should be sent to: oi-education@uchicago.edu



Important Dates:

Presentation proposal submission deadline: April 15, 2015, 5:00 p.m. CST. Notification of acceptance will be sent to applicants via email by May 15, 2015



Questions?   Email oi-education@uchicago.edu



The UChicago 2015 Summer Teacher Institute is co-organized by South Asia Language and Area Center, Center for East Asian Studies, Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies, Center for International Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Oriental Institute.