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Global Scholars Academy Session II (Ages 12-14)

Monday, July 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am - Friday, July 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Details

Start:
Monday, July 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am
End:
Friday, July 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.wachouston.org/studentsteachers/global-scholars-academy-houston

Organizer

International Education Department
Phone:
713-522-7811
Email:
edu@wachouston.org
Website:
wachouston.org

Other

Registration Check-in:
8:30
Program:
9:00

Venue

World Affairs Council of Greater Houston
2500 East TC Jester Boulevard
Suite 350 Houston, TX 77008 United States
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About The Academy

The World Affairs Council of Greater Houston Global Scholars Academy is a nonpartisan, nonprofit Academy providing an opportunity for students, grades 7th – 12th, to develop interest and demonstrate expertise in understanding world cultures and international issues. Curriculum includes a globally-focused course of study, including classes, coursework, projects, extracurricular activities and visits to relevant outside organizations.

Sample Schedule

We’re excited to bring Greater Houston area students the best of international relations through small group seminars, interactive Q&A sessions and group learning and research projects.

A Day at the GSA
8:30 – 9:30 A.M. Scholars will arrive and follow check-in procedures.
9:00 – 9:15 A.M. Team Builder
9:30 – 10:30 A.M. Session: International Political Systems
10:30 – 11:00 A.M. Activity: International Political Systems

11:00 – 11:30 A.M. Storytelling and the Power of Transformative Relationships

11:30 – 12:15 P.M. Lunch

12:15 – 12:30 P.M. Break Transition

12:30 – 2:00 P.M. Session: International Security

Speaker 12:30 – 1:15 P.M. Speaker

1:15 – 1:30 P.M. Q&A with Speaker

1:30 – 2:00 P.M. Activity

2:00 – 2:50 P.M. Case Study Research

2:50 – 3:00 P.M. Debrief: Mocktails with a Conscience

3:00 P.M. Scholars Check-Out