Global Connections

Poster Session-Mapping Movement: Digitizing Refugee Conflicts to Enhance Global Understanding


Refugee conflicts present political, geographical, and social complexities. Learn how to teach and engage students in meaningful, dynamic ways by using Meograph, a 4-dimensional map-based digital timeline and story-telling tool.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Stephanie Wujcik, The Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, PA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
365
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Poster Session-Learning Global Competencies: A "Teachers for Global Classroom Teacher" (IREX)


Learn and sample how global competencies are integrated in a geography curriculum.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Laura Ross, Rockwood South Middle School, Fenton, MO, US; Stacy Stibal, Parkway Central Middle School, Chesterfield, MO

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
48
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Poster Session-Travel and Technology: A Cross-Cultural Approach to 21st-Century Skills


Learn how international travel and technology was used to connect students to global issues and improve democratic citizenship through cross-cultural collaborations, including ready-to-use lesson ideas and resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Amy Cohen , Parkway, Ballwin, MO, US; Christine Henske , Maplewood Richmond Heights High School, Maplewood, MO, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
371
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More Entry Points for Including Environmental/Sustainability Education in Social Studies Classrooms


Join the second of two panels in an opportunity to discuss what environmental/sustainability learning and citizenship “looks like” through examination of environmental experiences, thematic inquiries and unique geographic/cultural issues.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Matthew Hollstein, Columbus City Schools, Columbus, OH, US; Jeanne Knapp Ed.D., NCSS Environmental and Sustainability Education, San Francisco, CA, US; Scott Noet, Minnesota Council for the Social Studies/Owatonna Junior High, Owatonna, MN, US; Brian Towns, OASIS (Oregon Alternative School for Integrated Studies), Oregon, WI, US

Room: 
267
session id: 
924
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Global Issues: Innovate with an Interdisciplinary Approach


The complex nature of global issues provides educators an opportunity to teach using a multidisciplinary approach. This technologically driven presentation will deliver ideas and ready-to-use resources to do just that.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Kurt Johnson, American School of Bombay, Mumbai, India

Room: 
126
session id: 
307
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Entry Points for Including Environmental/Sustainability Education in Social Studies Classrooms


Join the first of two panels in an opportunity to discuss what environmental/sustainability learning and citizenship “look like” through an examination of controversial issues, environmental history and civic sustainability thinking.

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

Christopher Johnson, , Evanston, IL, US; Casey Meehan, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, US; Jay Shuttleworth, Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY, US; Bethany Vosburg-Bluem, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US

Room: 
267
session id: 
918
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Teaching about Islam and the Modern Middle East


This session presents materials from and results of collaboration between secondary teachers and university scholars designed to challenge students’ misconceptions about the Middle East and Islam using issues-centered, document-based approaches.

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

Bradley Abel, John Hersey High School, Arlington Heights, IL, US; Paul Kelly, Elk Grove High School, Elk Grove Village, IL, US; Melissa Mabry, John Hersey High School, Arlington Heights, IL, US; Michael Stoll, William Jewell College, Liberty, MO, US; Rebecca Vercillo, John Hersey High School, Arlington Heights, IL, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
760
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Lessons from Kony 2012 or Teaching Textured Literacy


Student reaction to Kony 2012 illustrates that teaching students how to decode information online in different modalities across transmedia environments is foundational to the development of effective global citizens.

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

Tom Daccord, EdTechTeacher, chestnut hill, MA, US

Room: 
127
session id: 
831
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Middle East Math: Teaching World Cultures while Teaching Math


Two in one: teach math and social studies simultaneously! This session will demonstrate innovative lessons that help elementary students learn about the Middle East while practicing required math skills.

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

Lisa Adeli, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
3
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"We Can't Wait to Act!" Simulating Global Climate Change Summits


TThis presentation will help teachers develop simulations of global climate conferences to improve student understanding of the science and politics of global climate change.

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

Stephane Alrivy, Springfield, VA, ; Turtle Haste, Taylor Middle School, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM, ; Dean Vesperman, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
77
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