Teach Africa Workshop: Indigenous Wisdom and Culture

Teach Africa Workshop—K-16 Educators

Indigenous Wisdom and Culture

Saturday, February 24, 2017, 9am-3:30pm

Join us at the University of Pittsburgh for the Teach Africa Workshop – Indigenous Wisdom and Culture on February 24, 2017. Learn how to use free multi-media curriculum units to Strengthen the teaching of African Studies in your classroom.


  • Breakout sessions will include discussions and demonstrations on integrating African Studies material into your classroom. Several examples are listed: #Me too: Connecting gender issues from Ethiopia to America,  Through an African Lens: Positive Racial Identity Development, Best Practices for Integrating Languages Spoken in Africa, and even Incorporating Indigenous Ways of Knowing into STEAM Classrooms.
  • Speakers include experts from the Carnegie Museum of History, Fulbright Hays Educators who designed cutting edge multi-media Ethiopian curriculum units, and in the field language teachers.
  • All teachers and administrators are welcome whether you are an expert on teaching Africa or this is the first time you have even considered it.
  • Act 48 credits will be available to interested attendees with
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided


Register Here!

Contact Anna-Maria Karnes at 412-624-8143 or awk19@pitt.edu if you have any questions.