“[This has been]...the most effective professional development training of my career. Great combination of conversation, activities and planning.I can apply what I learned." -MAP educator, 2010
World Savvy Signature Professional Development Workshops & Institutes
World Savvy provides individual educators, administrators, cultural institutions and associations with a range of professional development services which build content knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to educate for global competency. Educators anywhere around the country are able to choose from a menu of our signature workshops (two-hour) and institutes (half day, full day and two-day) focusing on a range of global issues and methods for integrating world affairs into classroom instruction. In addition to our Signature Workshops and Institutes, we can also create a customized Professional Development workshop to fit your exact needs. Contact us for more information.
Professional Development Workshops:
World Savvy offers a series of two-hour introductory workshops for schools and teachers (Grades 6-12) in the San Francisco, Minneapolis, and New York City metropolitan areas on a range of global issues, using a variety of methods- art and media, project based and experiential learning- to help teachers identify effective strategies for integrating global issues into instruction.
Professional Development Institutes
World Savvy Professional Development Institutes are available for half day, full day, or two-days sessions and can include 10 or more teachers. These institutes are ideal for teachers who are looking for a more intensive, comprehensive exploration of innovative teaching strategies and resources to integrate global themes into teaching and learning. These institutes are particularly effective for schools interested in creative interdisciplinary connections using global themes –or a desire to engage staff in dialogue around global education.