Global Connections

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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Feeding Hearts and Minds: Raising Awareness about Malnutrition through TeachUNICEF


This session introduces elementary educators to TeachUNICEF curricula on malnutrition. Participants will learn how UNICEF is combating malnutrition and explore ways to inspire students to take action on global issues.

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

Scott Hirschfeld, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, New York, NY, US; William Van Pelt, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
269
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Bare Naked Ladies, Sing, The Blues: Music is Social Studies


Powerful social studies is meaningful, challenging and value laden – just like music. In this session we address teaching about/for/in a global culture with the youtube generation.

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

Susan Lane, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia; Carolyn O'Mahony, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, US; Ruth Reynolds, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia; Gregory J. Soden, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
913
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Stop Human Trafficking. Start in your School. We’ll Equip You!


Today educators must raise awareness among themselves and their students of modern-day slavery. A supplemental/drop-in curriculum with five digital lessons simplifies the facilitation of this imperative action.

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

Valerie Ellery, The A21 Campaign, Costa Mesa, CA, US; Kristen Morse, The A21 Campaign, Costa Mesa, CA, US; Renee Nouvelle, The A21 Campaign, Costa Mesa, CA, US

Room: 
104
session id: 
536
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