Global Connections

Project-Based Learning for Global Competency


World Savvy prepares students to thrive as global citizens. Using World Savvy Classrooms as an example, this session will explore strategies for building global competency through project-based learning.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Amy Westby, World Savvy, Minneapolis, MN

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1000
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Ten-Day Study Tour to Japan


The Keizai Koho Center organizes a ten-day fellowship to Japan in the summer that allows teachers to learn first-hand about contemporary Japanese society and enhance their classroom teaching of global perspectives.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Donna Lee Siple, Isao Tanaka, Keizai Koho Center Fellowship, Pittsburgh, PA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
997
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Reading South Asia: Recommended Literature and Lesson Plans for K-8


South Asia Book Award committee members will share lesson plans and titles of winning and honor books published in 2012 and 2013. These materials help teachers explore literature from the region.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Rachel Weiss, University of Wisonsin-Madison, Madison, WI, US; Oralee Kramer, South Asia Book Award Committee, Seattle, WA, US; Rachel Meyer, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
322
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Teach Syria: The Future of Foreign Policy Education


The Teach Syria team will present and workshop their 40-minute lesson plan that educates middle and high school students about the Syrian conflict.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Andrew Beiter , Springeville Middle School, Springeville, NY, US; Joseph Karb, Springeville Middle School, Springeville, NY, US; Kristin Nolan, News Deeply// Teach Deeply, New York, NY, US; Lara Setrakian, News Deeply// Teach Deeply, New York, NY, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
683
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Bringing Global Education to Your School through TeachUNICEF


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.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Scott Hirschfeld, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, New York, NY, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
378
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Common Core Literacy and Inquiry Strategies to Investigate Climate Change


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.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Mark Baildon, National Institute of Education, Singapore; James Damico, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US

Room: 
242
session id: 
409
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Syd Golston: Experiences and Visions of an NCSS President


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 »

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Michael Lovorn, University of Pittsburgh, PA; Mark Previte, University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, PA

Room: 
Renaissance Hotel-Landmark Ballroom 2
session id: 
991
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Poster Session-Rules of War and the Common Core


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

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Alicia Guajardo, American Red Cross, Washington, DC, US; Kim Pennington, K20 Center @ University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
694
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Poster Session-The Bard, the CORE, and Global Perspectives in Social Studies


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Jason R. Harshman, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Colleen E. Kennedy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
239
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Poster Session-Raising Children to be Global Citizens Takes a Village


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
852
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