Global Connections

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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Award for Global Understanding


Presenter will share her/his strategies in helping social studies students increase their understanding of the world.

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

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

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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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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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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Jean Dresden Grambs Distinguished Career Research in Social Studies


Presenter will share her/his extensive contributions to knowledge concerning significant areas of social studies education.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
209
session id: 
1192
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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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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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KIVA Kids: Educate.Create.Empower A Project-Based Learning Experience


"Your students can help alleviate poverty around the world! Kiva Kids learn about economics/business, create/sell products, and make micro-loans to small business owners through the Kiva organization."

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

"Letha Eller, Savannah Country Day School, Savannah, GA, @LethaEller"

Room: 
Backbay A
session id: 
1167
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