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  • dianne.chidester@gvltec.edu
    FYIFrom: mec-hs-bounces@groups.sas.upenn.edu [mailto:mec-hs-bounces@groups.sas.upenn.edu] On Behalf Of Jinhee Song Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2011
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 8, 2011

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      [mailto:mec-hs-bounces@...] On Behalf Of Jinhee Song
      Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2011 9:46 AM
      To: mec-hs@...
      Subject: [Mec-hs] Webinar 2/10: Teaching About Egypt

      Are you curious about what is happening in Egypt? Have your students
      asked about the stories they hear on the news? Are you interested in
      learning more about the roots of these uprisings and how to explain
      regional developments to your students?

      Join us on Thursday, February 10th from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. EST for a free,
      one-hour, online discussion with leading experts in the field. Barbara
      Petzen, education director at the Middle East Policy Council, and
      journalist Tom Regan will answer your questions and provide strategies
      for addressing the conflict with your students. Educators from all grade
      levels and subject areas are welcome.

      In the News: Teaching About Egypt
      Thursday, February 10, 2011
      5:00 - 6:00 p.m. EST
      Click here to register <https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/294401448>
      for the webinar now (https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/294401448).
      In preparation for the live Q&A, please submit your questions to our
      Facebook <http://www.facebook.com/primarysourceorg> page.

      Barbara Petzen is education director at the nonprofit Middle East Policy
      Council, where she has created a new comprehensive resource for
      educators seeking balanced and innovative materials for teaching about
      the Middle East atTeachMideast.org <http://TeachMideast.org/> . She also
      travels across the U.S. giving teacher workshops using these new
      curricular materials. Before moving to this position she served as
      outreach coordinator at the Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

      Tom Regan is the principal editor of Al-Shorfa.com
      <http://Al-Shorfa.com/> , a website that works with Arab reporters in
      the Middle East to cover news, business and culture from a regional
      perspective. He also wrote the Daily Update on Terrorism and Security
      blog for the Christian Science Monitor for four years, which focused on
      the repercussions of the war in Iraq and other developments in the
      Middle East.

      System Requirements
      PC-based attendees: Windows(r) 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
      Macintosh(r)-based attendees: Mac OS(r) X 10.4.11 (Tiger(r)) or newer

      Gina Sultan
      Marketing and Development Associate
      Primary Source
      (617) 923-9933 ext. 16

      Educating for Global Understanding

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