Calendars of UC Berkeley Events
ORIAS is part of a community of organizations that work directly with educators and districts to provide professional development. Here, you can find a list of campus events directed specifically at...Read more about Calendars of UC Berkeley Events
National Resource Centers
There are dozens of federally funded National Resource Centers (NRCs) at universities around the United States. One of their many functions...Read more about National Resource Centers
ORIAS Summer Institutes for Teachers
ORIAS hosts two summer programs at UC Berkeley. Teachers of many disciplines, from elementary through high school, are invited to attend the k-12 Summer Institute. The Community College Summer Institute is designed primarily for...Read more about ORIAS Summer Institutes for Teachers
Travel is a valuable form of professional development for teachers. Most opportunities listed here are...Read more about Teacher Travel
Working Group: The Other Europe
The Other Europe is an ORIAS working group for middle and high school history-social science teachers.
World History textbooks and courses often focus on Western European events and perspectives in historical narratives about Europe. This hinders student understanding...Read more about Working Group: The Other Europe
World History Reading Groups
Teachers in ORIAS World History Reading Groups read one book each month within a global studies theme. Participants meet monthly to eat and spend two hours in collegial conversation. It is a relaxing, intellectually rich atmosphere for both new and experienced teachers.
San Francisco book...Read more about World History Reading Groups