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Monday, March 18 • 1:10pm - 2:00pm
It's a Girl - The Three Most Dangerous Word in the World LIMITED

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Every person deserves the opportunity to learn, to dream, and to live a life without fear -Suzie Ivelich. Building off the issues of gendercide, access to education, arranged marriages, and much more, this session will address the status of “girls” in the world. Working from readings, primary documents, documentaries, and presenter’s personal work in developing nations, participants will foster an understanding of key issues, teaching strategies, resources, and links to National, State, and Human Rights standards. Inquiry method lessons will be demonstrated.

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Melissa Collum

Professor of Education, Viterbo Univerisy
I teach in the CORE Curriculum Department at Viterbo Univeristy in La Crosse Wisconsin. I am the faculty lead of the VUSM 400/ Living the Ethical Life and teach courses in Servant Leadership, Ethics, First Year Seminar, Social Studies Methods, Global Education, and Holocaust and Modern... Read More →

Monday March 18, 2019 1:10pm - 2:00pm CDT
Room III