Global Connections

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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Poster Session-Got Culture? Using Culture Boxes with Young Children


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!

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

Barbara McCrary, Eisenhower International School, Tulsa, OK, US; Lezlie Segovia, Eisenhower International School, Tulsa, OK, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
316
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Poster Session-Social Media as Tools for Enhancing Global Perspectives


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.

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

Kenneth Carano, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR, US; Daniel Stuckart, City University New York--Lehman College, Bronx, NY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
17
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Poster Session-Virtual Japan: Cross-Cultural Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Ann Marie Gleeson, Primary Source, Watertown, MA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
657
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Poster Session-There's An App For That


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Gloria Freels McElroy, Tennessee Council for the Social Studies, Knoxville, TN, US; Dorothy Hendricks, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
902
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