Sat, Oct 16 | ONLINE MEETING

Stereotypes and Biases

2021 Online Workshop: Cross-Cultural Comparison between South Korea and the United States
Stereotypes and Biases

Time & Location

Oct 16, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
ONLINE MEETING

About the Event

Pathways to Cross-Cultural Understanding (PCCU) is excited to announce our 2nd cross-cultural workshop entitled "Cross-Cultural Comparison between South Korea and the United States: Stereotypes and Biases". This one-day workshop is open to K-12 educators in the U.S. and will feature presentations on cross-cultural comparisons between the U.S. and South Korea as well an introduction to Korean American society through the lens of the cross-cultural perspective. During this workshop, excellent cross-cultural experts will share their knowledge about cross-cultural issues and their experiences. K-12 teachers in the U.S. and South Korea will share their hands-on experiences in school and their best practices in the issue of stereotypes and discrimination. Strategic lesson plans for teaching cross-cultural understanding in the classroom will be shared.

Benefits

  • Current K-12 educators are eligible for up to $150 value of books and culture kit (cultural objects such as Korean flag, maps, and books, etc.) related to Korea upon completion of both online workshops and a lesson plan
  • Participants will increase their knowledge and understanding of cross-cultural awareness
  • All participants who complete the workshop will receive a certificate of completion for 5 contact hours provided by the Pathways to Cross-Cultural Understanding
  • Participants will receive resources and lesson plans for teaching cross-cultural awareness as well as electronic handouts of PPTs from the workshop.

Eligibility

K-12 elementary school teachers and secondary school teachers in social studies, history, literature, art, world geography, and music, librarians, and school and district administrators

Registration deadline

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 (limited to 30 participants, first-come-first-served basis)

*Registration is FREE for all eligible participants.

This program is generously sponsored by Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chicago.