Global Connections

The Field Studied from Birth: Social Studies for Early Childhood


Meeting social studies standards in early childhood is a reqirement of NAEYC. Participate in three activites that meet the standards and spiral to the higher grades.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Joan Silver, St. Joseph's College, Patchogue, NY; Lynne Stucchio, St. Joseph's College, Patchogue, NY

Room: 
204
session id: 
799
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Enlivening Student Literacy with Historical Fiction in the Digital Age


Participants will discover the power of historical fiction to enliven student literacy through an engaging unit of study on immigration and industrialization using the historical novel Dragonwings by Laurence Yep.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Brent Heath , De Anza Middle School, Ontario, CA

Room: 
303
session id: 
713
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Creative Connections: Exploring Global Issues through Art


Enhance students' understanding of complex global issues through integrated visual arts. This presentation offers classroom based art activities exploring environmental issues, trade, quality of life, resources and other global concerns.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Peter Moran, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; Kim Miller, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Room: 
304
session id: 
468
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Report from Japan's Post 3.11 Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster


A scholar from Sendai shares his experience with the natural disaster and on-going recovery effort. The session explores the avenues for national/international civic engagements for youth in post 3.11 Japan.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Misato Yamaguchi, Augusta State University, Augusta, GA; Jin'ichiro Saito, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
938
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Beyond Just War and Pacifism: A Window to Peace


Learn strategies to help students think critically about when or if war is justified. Lesson plans provided to promote critical thinking about major conflicts in the world today.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Sandra Oldendorf, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
776
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Social Networking in Social Studies for a Global Perspective


The authors reflect on this use of social networking in the social studies classroom, and the potential opportunities and challenges in using it to foster global citizenship.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Brad Maguth, The University of Akron, Akron, OH; Misato Yamaguchi, Augusta State University, Augusta, GA

Room: 
310
session id: 
323
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Putting Bloom's Taxonomy to Rest


This influential framework has crippled the teaching of thinking and subject matter in social studies for decades. The session explains the problem and offers an alternative approach and sample resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Roland Case, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia

Room: 
308
session id: 
346
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Being We the People: Engaging Students Across Cultures


Using the National Constitution Center's international program, Being We the People as a case study, participants will look a new ways to engage students across cultures using multimedia platforms.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Kerry Sautner, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA; Kathleen Maher, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA

Room: 
205
session id: 
758
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Opening the Window to Korean Literature for Elementary Children


Learn how Korean children's literature can integrate reading, language arts and social studies with engaging lessons. CD's of lesson plans will be provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Amy Camardese, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA

Room: 
617
session id: 
247
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Digital Heroes! Engaging Students Globally with the MY HERO Project


Open the world of character education through MY HERO's online resources! Using global galleries of student-submitted photos, stories, and films, empower your students as critical viewers-- and contributors-- about heroes.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Wendy Gorton, The MY HERO Project, Laguna Beach, CA; Jeanne Meyers, The MY HERO Project, Laguna Beach, CA

Room: 
602
session id: 
978
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