Fez2013

Night in TunisiaArab Jazz, Innovation & Democracy


This session uses jazz music to convey the elements of democracy in an Arab context. Participants join a Socratic circle to discuss Tunisia as a blueprint for modern society.

Presenters: 

Scott Allen, Boulder Public Schools, Boulder, Colorado

session id: 
28
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Venturing Forth with Unsure Footing: Why Social Studies Teacher Education Students Should Have Access to Overseas Experiences.


While teacher education programs struggle to broaden students’ world view, abroad experiences may hold a key to increasing global awareness through concentrated contact with dissimilar peoples, lifestyles and ideas.

Presenters: 

Karen Burgard, Ph.D., Franklin College, Franklin, IN; Michael Boucher, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

session id: 
25
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"Oh Say Can You See" Or Hear Citizenship and Patriotism


"Oh Say Can you See . . . " or hear citizenship in action? Come and engage in classroom-read/tested activities in which citizenship is discussed through reactions to music.

Presenters: 

Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

session id: 
22
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Women's Global Voices in the Arab Spring


This paper seeks to explain and analyze how Arab women, across the globe, are using social media to participate in the Arab Spring and the possible benefits from their participation.

Presenters: 

Caitlin Miles, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

session id: 
23
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Connectedness: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Global Literacy


Presenters will share an innovative curricular approach to global education, which crosses interdisciplinary boundaries, democratizes conversation through social media, and requires students to move from awareness to action.

Presenters: 

Michael-Ann Cerniglia, Sewickley Academy, Sewickley, Pennsylvania; Joan Cucinotta, Sewickley Academy, Sewickley, Pennsylvania; Ron Kinser, Sewickley Academy, Sewickley, Pennsylvania

session id: 
24
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Conversation About Democracy in Morocco & the U.S.


A Moroccan secondary teacher who recently spent five months in the U.S. shares his knowledge/experiences with democracy in both countries and converses with the audience based on their comments/questions.

Presenters: 

Mustapha Imouri, ESL teacher, Moulay Rachid High School, Aguelmous, ; William Wilen, Emeritus Professor, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

session id: 
19
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Developing Children’s Social and Cultural Understandings: The Moroccan Medina


Through modeling a narrative approach to studying the Moroccan Medina and examining research on engaging pedagogies, participants will understand how intercultural and global understandings are demonstrated through problem-solving experiences.

Presenters: 

Margit McGuire, Seattle University, Seattle, Washington; Bronwyn Cole, University of Western Sydney, Bankstown, New South Wales; Kathy Morabet, Rabat International School, Rabat,

session id: 
20
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Teaching global awareness: learning strategies that work


The purpose of this hands-on session is to discuss learning strategies that help students become active participants in their own learning in the classroom and beyond.

Presenters: 

Miriam Ben-Yoseph, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois; Zaya Khananu, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois

session id: 
17
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Democracy Alive in Classrooms: Kids Voting USA and Citizenship Counts


Both programs lead students through interactive, real world curricula, culminating with ballots cast at the actual polls (Kids Voting), or an official naturalization ceremony on their campus(Citizenship Counts).

Presenters: 

Syd Golston, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, Arizona

session id: 
18
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Teaching Global Understanding at the Elementary age Through Cultural Immersion


In the Elementary classroom it is important to immerse the children in the global community. I will show how to teach the importance of respect and understanding for other cultures.

Presenters: 

Bruce Hadd, Morey Public School Academy, Shepherd, MI

session id: 
15
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