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HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI: CREATING CURRICULUM A WORKSHOP FOR NEW YORK CITY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS

November 3, 2015 @ 8:45 am - 3:00 pm

Sponsored by Hibakusha Stories, an initiative of Youth Arts New York in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA)

8:45    Gathering at the United Nations Headquarters

9:15 – 9:45  Tour of UN Disarmament Exhibit – MICHAEL C. & DEB, Judith Abebe

Focus on Nagasaki, St. Agnes, first plutonium bomb,  Hibakusha discrimination

9:45 – 10:15 Move to Room GA-1B033 at the United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs

10:15 – 10:45 Introductions – the team will introduce itself & Hibakusha Stories and teachers will share their name, school, grade & a word that came to mind upon seeing the exhibit – DEBRA

10:45 – 10:50 Welcome – from United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs by JOHN ENNIS

10:50 – 11:10 Brief History of Nuclear Disarmament & the Role of the UN

MICHAEL SPIES UNODA Weapons of Mass Destruction Branch

11:10 – 11:20 Q & A with Michael Spies from UNODA

11:20 – 11:30 Action for Disarmament! & Peace Boat US – EMILIE MCGLONE

11:30 – 11:40 Hiroshima Panels – PIONEER WORKS, GABRIEL & CATHERINE

11:40 – 12:00 Testimony – MIYAKO TAGUCHI

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Break, escorted to cafeteria by MICHAEL C.

1:00 – 1:30 Interactive Experiences: Open Sentences – Pair Share – ROBERT

– When I think about nuclear weapons in the world today . . .

– What and how I want to teach my students about nuclear weapons is . . .

– Some of the things I really love about being alive today are . . .

1:30 – 1:45 Introduce group work – web resources – DEB, NATHAN, ROBERT

1:45 – 2:30 Group work

2:30 – 2:45 Groups report back to larger group – DEB

2:45 – 3:00 Evaluations

Details

Date:
November 3, 2015
Time:
8:45 am - 3:00 pm

Venue

United Nations Headquarters
777 United Nations Plaza, 7th Floor
New York, NY United States

Organizer

Peace Boat US
Phone:
212-687-7214
Website:
https://www.peaceboat-us.org