Preparing students to participate in today’s world requires global competence. In this session, participants will deepen their understanding about education for global citizenship through an exploration of TeachUNICEF’s innovative curricula.
Scott Hirschfeld, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, New York, NY, US
This workshop helps teachers scaffold core literacy strategies tied to the Common Core Standards to deeply engage their students with the topic of climate change.
Mark Baildon, National Institute of Education, Singapore; James Damico, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US
The Archives Committee welcomes all conference attendees to their annual Past President interview. Special guest Syd Golston will discuss: 1.) her visions and goals as an incoming NCSS officer; 2.) significant issues and decisions made during her tenure; and 3.) her visions for the future of NCSS. This session will allow conference attendees the opportunity to observe and be a part of this important process. --> read more »
Michael Lovorn, University of Pittsburgh, PA; Mark Previte, University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, PA
Learn about the rules of war and walk away with Common Core Standards-aligned and classroom-ready tools and activities. Engage and challenge your students with current and historical issues and dilemmas
Alicia Guajardo, American Red Cross, Washington, DC, US; Kim Pennington, K20 Center @ University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, US
What if Julius Caesar was set in a newly independent nation? Learn how to use the works of Shakespeare to integrate global perspectives and the Common Core in social studies.
Jason R. Harshman, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Colleen E. Kennedy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US
Foster globally interconnected citizens by organizing service learning community projects while meeting the challenges of the Common Core Standards to ensure initiative and independence in young adults is mastered.
Abby Lavery, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US; Mario Nieves, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US; Phil Siegrist, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US
Culture Boxes are valuable for teaching students of all ages. Young children, especially, benefit from interacting with items from other cultures. Don't just read about the Great Wall, build it!
Barbara McCrary, Eisenhower International School, Tulsa, OK, US; Lezlie Segovia, Eisenhower International School, Tulsa, OK, US
Focusing on a U.S. and Gaza classroom Skype collaboration and U.S. and Malaysian student blogging activity, participants learn how social media can provide students essential skills in an interconnected world.
Kenneth Carano, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR, US; Daniel Stuckart, City University New York--Lehman College, Bronx, NY, US
This poster showcases online programs where K-12 teachers engage with peers, nationally and internationally, to explore Japanese history, culture, and consider innovative ways for teaching about Japan and the world.
Ann Marie Gleeson, Primary Source, Watertown, MA, US
Attendees will practice examples enabling them to incorporate Common Core 6+1 writing including ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, conventions, and presentation. Educators will practice MODES and RAFTS.
Gloria Freels McElroy, Tennessee Council for the Social Studies, Knoxville, TN, US; Dorothy Hendricks, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, US