Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources

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  • Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Program Improving Environmental Communication and Adaptation Decision-Making in the Humanitarian Sector CU-Boulder has partnered with the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre (RCRCCC) to place graduate students in locations in eastern and southern Africa each summer. This collaborative program targets improvements in environmental communication and adaptation decision-making as well as disaster prevention and preparedness in the humanitarian sector...
  • American Indian Histories in the National Park Service The Center of the American West (CAW) and the Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies (CNAIS), in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS), are embarking on an interdisciplinary project to assess how NPS can expand and deepen the ways it interprets American Indian histories. Our primary goals for the project are: 1) to apply current academic scholarship on American Indian histories (by Natives and non-Natives) to the practical activities of the National Park Service, an institution that conveys history to millions of visitors each year; and 2) to encourage inclusive and rigorous public history related to the traditional land use, displacement, and ongoing survival of American Indians...
  • American Music Research Center The American Music Research Center is a joint venture of the University Libraries and College of Music devoted to the discovery of new information about American music and to the sharing of those discoveries with the wider community. The AMRC sponsors concerts and scholarly activities related to American music of all kinds such as its annual journal and guest speakers featured at annual symposia.
  • Aquetza Youth Leadership, Education, and Community Empowerment Program Aquetza is a free, 10-day summer residential program on the campus of CU Boulder that provides high school students with strong ties to Chicano/Latino communities from across Colorado with an interactive, academic enrichment experience focused on engaging Chican@/Latin@ youth in examining the history, literature, health science, and relevant social and political issues surrounding their cultural communities, through rigorous academic work in ethnic studies, writing, reading, and science...
  • Boulder County Latino History Project The Boulder County Latino History Project helps to correct the widespread omission of Latinos from local history books and school curriculums. It began in 2013 as a community-based initiative to document and make known the previously invisible experiences of Latinos in Longmont, Lafayette, and Boulder over the past century. The project’s 100 volunteers and interns assembled 1,600 primary sources of many types: oral history interviews and other biographical materials, family photographs, information from old newspapers, school records, U...
  • Center for Asian Studies - Campus and Community Outreach The Center for Asian Studies encourages and supports Asian area scholarship across disciplinary and university boundaries. Our mission is to support faculty research and teaching initiatives related to Asian Studies and to disseminate knowledge of Asia in the community and schools. As part of this mission, the Center for Asian Studies hosts numerous symposia, talks, performances, and presentations each year...
  • Center for Asian Studies K-12 Outreach The Center for Asian Studies (CAS) on the Boulder campus of the University of Colorado brings together faculty, students, and community members to encourage and support Asian scholarship across disciplinary and college boundaries. Through its three principal K-12 outreach programs, CAS annually offers opportunities for teachers ranging from Saturday workshops to credit-bearing professional development courses to summer study tours...
  • Classics 101 with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival Learn all about the plays in CSF's 2018 season from the experts - our dramaturgs. A dramaturg is a theatre scholar who researches a play. Join the Colorado Shakespeare Festival dramaturgs for behind-the-scenes discussions on the productions presented. This informal lecture series is a great way to learn about the historical context, production history and behind-the-scenes aspects of the plays...
  • Colorado Classics Day Join us for the Colorado Classics Day on Saturday, 30th September, 2017, sponsored by the University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Classics and Outreach Committee with the Colorado Classics Association and the Colorado Junior Classical League. In the morning, each participant is invited to join two sessions (choose from among the following: Life as a Gladiator, Greek in a Day, Write Like Achilles wrote!, Artifacts from the Ancient World (CU Art Museum), Decipher a Roman epitaph; Anatomy of a temple; Let’s speak Latin!)...
  • Colorado Shakespeare Festival in the Schools The CSF in the Schools troupe tours schools throughout the school year, generally in the fall and early spring. Past productions have included Twelfth Night, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, The Comedy of Errors, and Julius Caesar. All performances conclude with classroom workshops about violence prevention. CSF in the Schools is proud to partner with the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at CU Boulder and the Department of Theatre and Dance, thanks to generous funding from the CU Office for Outreach and Engagement and the Boulder Arts Commission...
  • Continuing Education at CU Boulder Established in 1911, the Division of Continuing Education's mission is to provide quality, innovative lifelong-learning opportunities to a diverse student population by extending the educational resources of the University of Colorado Boulder. Since learning needs are unique and don't always follow the traditional college student path, Continuing Education offers a variety of programs--from individual courses and degree programs to science education for elementary and secondary students...
  • CU Boulder Department of Theatre and Dance - Dance Program Outreach The CU-Boulder Dance Outreach Program seeks to build vital connections among all Coloradans and CU Boulder Dance Division Faculty and Students by providing interdisciplinary movement workshops, technique classes, informal and formal performances and on campus events to K-12 schools as well as higher education and retirement communities. For further information on any of the programs listed below, contact Peg Posnick at thdnoutreach@colorado...
  • CU Boulder Peak to Peak Magicians, mystics, mischief-makers and messiahs take center stage in the brand new CU Boulder Peak to Peak Lecture series, a program that brings CU Boulder humanities scholars to communities around Colorado to share innovative perspectives on historical figures, events and enduring questions. It is offered through the Program in Jewish Studies, a non-religious academic program that explores Jewish culture, history and society, in partnership with the CU Boulder Office for Outreach and Engagement Arts and Humanities Initiative.
  • CU GOLD - Gaining Opportunities through Leadership Development EVERY STUDENT CAN BE A LEADER. Find your strength as a leader with CU GOLD. CU GOLD (Gaining Opportunities through Leadership Development) provides free leadership development opportunities to all CU students as a department of the Center for Student Involvement. All undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in at least one credit hour are encouraged to join the Core Leadership Program at the start of each semester! The Core Leadership Program is a semester-long cohort program consisting of a leadership retreat in the mountains of Colorado, a community service project, and weekly sessions devoted to a variety of leadership topics including understanding personal values, diversity, and different leadership styles...
  • CU on the Weekend CU on the Weekend is a lecture series that is free and open to the public. Take advantage of the unique opportunity to interact with some of CU Boulder's most dynamic faculty and learn more about their teaching, research and creative work. These programs allow for in-depth conversations on a range of engaging subjects. CU on the Weekend Fall 2017 Series What Do You Hear? Listening to Modernist Music Saturday, Sept...
  • CU/Pojoaque Youth Culture Camp The CU/Pojoaque Youth Culture Camp is part of an on-going collaboration between the Department of Anthropology and the Pueblo of Pojoaque, a federally-recognized American Indian tribe. In 2018, the camp will once again take place in conjunction with the Department of Anthropology's Summer Archaeological Field School (ANTH 4350) during Summer Session A...
  • Dennis Small Cultural Center The Dennis Small Cultural Center (DSCC) exists to serve underrepresented student groups on the CU-Boulder campus by providing programmatic support and a safe space for cultural expression and community gatherings. DSCC serves the campus community as a whole by providing opportunities to enhance cultural awareness and celebrate diversity. The center is committed to facilitating programs and resources that contribute to the intellectual, cultural, social, ethical, and personal growth of all students...
  • Engineers Without Borders - Peru The Peru team has just finished a water system in the rural community of Llacamate. The system has been successful in bring water to many houses and the community has continued to add tap stands. Since the completion of that project the team has moved on to a larger community, Huacapongo. Huacapongo has a spring feed water distribution system that is not providing clean drinking water...
  • Families and Educators Together: A Partnership with Boulder Valley School District Families and Educators Together (FET) teams at six schools in Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) are advancing a community-based model of defining and making progress toward school goals. Made up of family members, community liaisons, community organization representatives, teachers, principals, and other school leaders, FET teams are focused on developing partnerships with families, with a particular emphasis on families that traditionally have been marginalized in school community participation...
  • K-12 in CU- Boulder's Special Collections & Preservation Department The Special Collections & Preservation Department at CU-Boulder Libraries welcomes visits by K-12 teachers and their students. Lectures covering a variety of subject areas at appropriate grade levels can be arranged with staff. Located in Norlin Library, a visit can support K-12 curriculum in the book arts, the history of science, and photography. Lesson plans covering other subject areas can be offered...