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.
Changa Bey, Mary Institute and Country Day School of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
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.
Deborah Springhorn, Lebanon High School, Lebanon, NH
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.
Teresa G. Wojcik, Villanova University, Villanova, PA; Mary Kay Pieski, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Creating Curriculum with Complexity: Using Travel/Study Experiences to Design Inquiry and Experientially Based CurriculumSubmitted by TimDaly on Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:22am
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!
Kimberly Young, Weston High School, Weston, MA 2014 Award for Global Understanding in Honor of James Becker
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.
Aubrey Southall, Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA
Members of the Awards Committee will introduce NCSS award programs and will answer questions.
Ana (Award Session Place Holder) Post, NCSS, Silver Spring, MD
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.
Fay Gore, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, NC, @FayGore
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.
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
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.
Denise Woltering, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; Nicole Means, West Feliciana Parish High School, St. Francisville, LA
From stories to questions to creative connections ‚Äì 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).
Laura Meyers, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA