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K-14 Teacher Workshop: Cyber-Capabilities and Accelerating Global Change

March 13

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 20, 2021

The Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA), the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), and European Studies (ES) present:

CYBER-CAPABILITIES AND ACCELERATING GLOBAL CHANGE
March 13 and 20, 2021
Time: TBD

Registration link available soon.

2007: Estonian banks, media, and government websites suddenly become inoperable.

2015: Compromised information systems in Ukraine result in large-scale power outages. 

2016: Several European countries report rampant election interference.

2017: Medical files held hostage across 150 countries.

What is happening? How can we explain it? What can we do to prevent the next incident? Educators will have the opportunity to examine the transforming face of international conflict on the macro and micro level through this teacher professional development workshop.

During the two-day workshop, teachers will:

  • Take home syllabus-adaptable resources encompassing WI-DPI Standards: SS.BH1-4, SS.ECON1, SS.GEOG1, SS.HIST2-4, SS.PS3-4;
  • Obtain relevant source materials that clarify cybersecurity policy and contextualize cybersecurity in a way that can transfer directly into a classroom;
  • Develop practical exercises that prompt student participation and collaboration;
  • Receive a cybersecurity glossary to help facilitate classroom discussions;
  • Have the opportunity to network with other teachers from around the state;
  • Understand cyber warfare and its significance in the modern age;
  • Engage with field experts to examine how recent cyber-attacks from Europe to Southeast Asia exacerbate tensions or forge stronger connections;
  • Establish a basis in cyber literacy that will help further students’ civic literacy development and the ability to critically engage with online information.

Workshop Speakers and Events:

To be announced.

The content of this workshop is appropriate for teachers of 6th-12th grade History, Social Sciences, Ethics, Computer Literacy, and Journalism, among others, but all Wisconsin K-14 teachers are welcome.

 

Details

Date:
March 13
Website:
http://services.iris.wisc.edu/globalchange2020/