Monthly Archives: febrero 2011

Conference Dress Code and Conduct

Here are the Conference Regulations for dress and conduct. Please share this information with your students so that everyone is on the same page! Because this year’s regional conferences are to hold the same importance as the conference at the … Continue reading

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Position Paper 2011 checklist

Hi guys, I made a checklist for the position paper. It’s pretty detailed, but feel free to modify it as you see fit. Most of this info is in the guidelines, but it’s in the format of Did you do … Continue reading

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International Agreement for African Countries, re: Animal Trafficking

http://www.wcs.org/press/press-releases/chimpanzee-action-plan.aspx This is the article. The name of the agreement is “Eastern Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii): Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan: 2010-2020,” and the member countries are (according to Ecolex.org): “Burundi; Central African Republic; Congo, Dem. Rep. of; Rwanda; … Continue reading

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Resolutions resources

Hello! Here are some resources for discussing resolutions with students. I’m going to start with this power point (you can delete the last slide) to introduce the basic ideas, and give them this worksheet with all of the important terms … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Accord Pledges by Country

http://www.cfr.org/climate-change/pledges-copenhagen-accord-country/p21373 -Karen (I.E.S. Remedios)

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Climate Change Profiles

I don’t think this link is already on the blog… it contains “country briefings” regarding climate change in various countries. <a href=”http://uk.oneworld.net/guides/climate-change/briefings”>http://uk.oneworld.net/guides/climate-change/briefings</a> -Karen (I.E.S. Remedios)

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Bushmeat.org–Illegal Animal Hunting/Trade in Africa

This website addresses the problem of animal trafficking within Africa, as urban dwellers are increasingly paying for animal meats from the bush that become more vulnerable due to deforestation and increased development. This website even includes possible lesson plans and … Continue reading

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Animal Black Market Prices

This “online database” of black market activities lists prices for various trafficked animals. http://www.havocscope.com/black-market-prices/wildlife-animal-prices/ -Karen (I.E.S. Remedios)

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Position Paper Lesson

My students were having trouble with the concept of position papers, and this lesson worked out pretty well. I used José’s method of comparing a position paper to a conversation (Hello, what have you been up to, where are you … Continue reading

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Flow of Debate

I made this chart with definitions included. It’s a little complicated to read and I haven’t tested it yet. I wasn’t happy with the one in the book. If there are any mistakes, please let me know. Thanks! Flow of … Continue reading

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