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5-Week Institute for Teachers in March and April Successful

May 19, 2022
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5-Week Institute for Teachers in March and April Successful

In March and April, ALBA offered a five-week online workshop to close to 30 teachers from the United States and elsewhere, working with the Collaborative for Educational Services of Massachusetts.
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Massachusetts Passes Genocide Education Law

May 19, 2022
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Massachusetts Passes Genocide Education Law

A new educational law in Massachusetts encourages teachers to teach about genocide—including cases in US history—the in the context of human rights. The connection with ALBA’s teaching institutes is clear.
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New 5-Week Online Teacher Workshop This Spring

February 10, 2022
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New 5-Week Online Teacher Workshop This Spring

In partnership with the Collaborative for Educational Services, ALBA will offer a new iteration of its successful five-week online workshop for K-12 teachers anywhere in the world. The course will meet weekly on Thursday evenings between March 10 and April 7. Registration deadline: February 24. For more details, go to www.collaborative.org/events-and-courses/america-and-world-fascism
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Teaching Francoism in Times of Covid: A College Professor Reports

November 6, 2021
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Teaching Francoism in Times of Covid: A College Professor Reports

How might instructors teach the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and Franco dictatorship (1939-1975) to students who have little prior knowledge of the period? A participant in ALBA’s teaching workshops explains.
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Designing a Spanish Language Class on the Civil War & the Transition

November 6, 2021
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Designing a Spanish Language Class on the Civil War & the Transition

Spanish teachers in the ALBA workshops often ask whether they can use the rich and complex material about twentieth-century Spanish history in language classes, even at beginning or intermediate levels. The short answer is: Absolutely!
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George Watt Award Recognizes New Generation of Students

November 6, 2021
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George Watt Award Recognizes New Generation of Students

This year, the jury of the Watt Essay contest recognized a group of excellent papers written by high school, undergraduate, and graduate students from around the world.
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ALBA Announces New Workshops for Teachers and Non-Teachers

November 6, 2021
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ALBA Announces New Workshops for Teachers and Non-Teachers

A new initiative, ALBA Workshops for Everyone, opens our teaching up to the general public. A new teacher workshop is scheduled for early 2022.
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Third Online Teacher Workshop Successful

August 14, 2021
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Third Online Teacher Workshop Successful

This summer, ALBA teaching staff offered the third fully online professional development workshop on “The United States and World Fascism: Human Rights from the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond,” together with Rich Cairn of the Collaborative for Educational Services. Some 20 secondary school teachers, from Massachusetts to Washington State, gathered weekly in...
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The US and World Fascism: New Teacher Workshops

May 11, 2021
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The US and World Fascism: New Teacher Workshops

From late January through early March, ALBA faculty once again partnered with the Massachusetts-based Collaborative for Educational Services to offer a five-week, online professional development institute for teachers. The workshop drew an enthusiastic and committed group of teachers from the United States and Spain, who developed engaging lesson plans to incorporate the history of...
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ALBA Launches Second Online Teacher Workshop

February 4, 2021
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ALBA Launches Second Online Teacher Workshop

ALBA’s second online institute for teachers, titled “The United States and World Fascism,” offered in conjunction with the Massachusetts-based Collaborative for Educational Service, began in late January and will run through February. Participants include History and Spanish teachers from all over the world, including the United States and Spain. Browse ALBA’s educational resources, including...
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