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Summer 2020 Virtual Educators Workshop: K-14 Education during COVID-19 in the US and Abroad

Event Type
Professional Development
Sponsored by the University of Illinois Center for African Studies; Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies; Center for Global Studies; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; European Union Center; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies and Illinois Global Institute.
Via Zoom, registration required. See link below.
Jul 28, 2020 - Jul 29, 2020   1:00 - 4:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)

K-14 Education during COVID-19 in the US and Abroad

A professional development workshop for K-12 and community college educators and librarians:

- Tuesday 7/28/20 & Wednesday 7/29/20

- 1:00 - 4:00 PM CDT

- Via Zoom. Zoom invitation link will be sent by email

- Register here by Monday, July 27, 2020


The Illinois Global Institute area studies centers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invite K-12 and community college educators and librarians to take part in a 2-day, 6-hour online professional development workshop: K-14 Education during COVID-19 in the U.S. and Abroad (

The workshop will be held on Zoom on Tuesday, July 28 and Wednesday, July 29 from 1-4pm CDT. There is no cost to attend the workshop, but registration is required. Registrants will be sent the workshop Zoom link on Monday, July 27. Illinois K-12 educators are eligible to receive up to 6 ISBE Professional Development Hours (PDH). All participants will receive a certificate of completion.

The sessions will be presented by experienced K-12 teachers and University of Illinois faculty, and the topics will include online education methods and platforms; technology-enhanced language teaching; the impact of COVID-19 on education; online resources; and international approaches to education during the pandemic. 


Register here: by Monday, July 27th, 2020.



TUE 7/28/20



1:00- 1:25 pm


1:30- 1:55 pm

COVID-19 Impact on Education & Home Schooling

How COVID-19 affected classrooms around the world and teachers' collaborative projects

How COVID-19 affected homeschooling settings

2:00 – 2:55 pm

Online Education Methods- Platforms

Online Education Tools for Engagement

3:00- 4:00 pm

Foreign Language teaching

Tips and Tools for Technology-enhanced Language Teaching


Wed 7/29/20



1:00- 2:15 pm

International Educators

Round Table

Different nations' approaches to teaching during COVID-19

2:15– 2:55 pm

Online Teaching Resources

Online Teaching Resources

3:00 – 4:00 pm

K-14 Educator Round Table: Teaching experience in the time of Covid-19.

Teaching experiences in the time of Covid-19


Questions may be directed to Alejandra Seufferheld ( and Mike Yuchuan Shen ( 

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