The Dodd Center and the Upstander Project are proud to present the Upstander Academy, an inquiry-based professional development opportunity for secondary educators with a focus on genocide and human rights education.
The first Intellectual Humility in Public Discourse Summer Institute, the Upstander Academy will help teachers promote social emotional competencies and learning, foster intellectual humility, and address complex historical and cultural issues.
- New content about post-genocide Rwanda and cultural genocide against Native Americans through forced removal of children;
- Methodologies designed to provide exposure to intellectual humility for learning and justice;
- Innovative teaching techniques that support the Inquiry Arc, and critical and creative thinking;
- Instructional strategies that bridge the social studies to social and emotional learning;
- Ways to celebrate and model the skills of upstanders;
- Opportunities to join a community of professionals that integrates human rights and genocide education into classrooms.