Global Connections

Hip Hop Pedagogy and the Democratic Classroom


Explore strategies to use the elements of Hip Hop to create democratic classrooms that act as microcosms to better prepare students to be productive members of a greater democratic society.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:40pm - 5:35pm
Presenters: 

Changa Bey, Mary Institute and Country Day School of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Room: 
302
session id: 
1003
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Building an Inquiry Based, Interdisciplinary Curriculum on 21st Century Skills


Use an interdisciplinary approach to create a course about the global community which will foster 21st century skills and a disposition to care about being active global citizens.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:20pm - 6:15pm
Presenters: 

Deborah Springhorn, Lebanon High School, Lebanon, NH

Room: 
105
session id: 
149
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Crossing Borders with Educational Bridges: Teaching English in Poland Program


The Teaching English in Poland Program offers American teachers and college students a unique summer opportunity to foster global connections, build intercultural competence, and experience Poland.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:00am - 8:55am
Presenters: 

Teresa G. Wojcik, Villanova University, Villanova, PA; Mary Kay Pieski, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1275
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Creating Curriculum with Complexity: Using Travel/Study Experiences to Design Inquiry and Experientially Based Curriculum


How can you use travel/study professional development to create inquiry-based curriculum for events including the Spanish Conquest of the Americas, the Silk Road, and the Ottoman Empire? Find out here!

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Kimberly Young, Weston High School, Weston, MA 2014 Award for Global Understanding in Honor of James Becker

Room: 
209
session id: 
1243
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Empowering ESOL Students through Social Studies Literature


Come see how I use children's books to teach valuable content knowledge. We learn to critique children's books to show content mastery and create our own for stories not told.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Aubrey Southall, Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1239
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Information Session on NCSS Award and Grant Programs


Members of the Awards Committee will introduce NCSS award programs and will answer questions.

Time: 
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Ana (Award Session Place Holder) Post, NCSS, Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
204
session id: 
1237
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Cracking the CIA Code with the C3 Framework


This session examines a curriculum, instruction, and assessment (CIA) framework that encourages students to learn at a deeper level through critical, abstract and creative thinking. Resources will be shared.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Presenters: 

Fay Gore, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, NC, @FayGore

Room: 
105
session id: 
1221
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With Russia toward Literacy: An Ongoing Interactive Online Project


Three presenters from New York will join their teacher collaborator from Russia in describing an exciting two-year interactive online exchange and its several possibilities for social studies learning.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
Presenters: 

Jonathan Budd, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY; Josef Donnelly, New York City Public Schools, New York, NY; Whitney Holmes, New York City Public Schools, New York, NY

Room: 
203
session id: 
1218
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Tackling Global Issues Using Drama Strategies: Tableaux and Newspaper Theatre


From stories to questions to creative connections – global issues come to life in drama-driven snapshot images created by student teams. Even your less-than-motivated students will want to participate! (handouts).

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Presenters: 

Laura Meyers, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1184
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Oral History as Perspective


Encourage students to dive into history using oral histories. This hands-on session will incorporate film and podcasts to explore issues of social justice and human rights across the Americas.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Denise Woltering, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; Nicole Means, West Feliciana Parish High School, St. Francisville, LA

Room: 
103
session id: 
1183
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