NYC Workshop Schedule

NYC Workshop Schedule

Participants should make plans to attend the Workshop in its entirety.

Day 1, June 24th

1:30pm – Meet outside the Visitor’s Entrance located on 46th Street and 1st Avenue

2:15-3:30pm – UN Tour and UN Bookstore Visit 

3:30pm-4:00pm – Discussion about the UN and its role, general Q&A at UN Cafe

Day 2, June 25th

09:00 am – 12:00 pm Session I

Introduction – The Montessori Model UN Conference

  • What is the Montessori Model UN Conference?
  • The Educational Benefits of Montessori Model UN
  • The Roles of the Montessori Model UN Coordinator

Planning – How to Attend the Montessori Model UN Conference

  • Conference Registration and Logistics
  • Student Preparation
  • In-Conference Supervision
  • Professionalism

Peace Education – How to Teach Your Students about the United Nations

  • History of the United Nations
  • The United Nations Today
  • Sixty Ways the United Nations Makes a Difference
  • International Laws and Initiatives

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch (included)

01:00 pm – 05:00 pm Session II

How to Prepare Your Students for a Model UN Conference

  • Research a Country
  • Research a Topic
  • Write a Position Paper
  • Write an Opening Speech

Day 3, June 26th

09:00 am – 12:00 pm Session III

Procedure – How to Participate in a Model UN Committee

  • A Typical Model UN Committee
  • UN Rules of Procedure
  • Regional and Political Groups
  • Formal and Informal Consultation
  • How to Write a Resolution
  • Line-by-Line Review
  • Consensus Building
  • Voting Procedure

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch (included)

01:00 pm – 4.00 pm Session IV

Simulation – Engaging in an actual Montessori Model UN Committee

  • Participants simulate a committee and engage in all components of the committee flow.

04:00 pm – 5.00 pm Session IV

  • How to Use Model UN in the Classroom
  • MMUN Teacher Lesson Plan Timeline
  • Country Display Board
  • T-Shirt Contest
  • Culture Night Presentations

Dress Code

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