The proliferation of mobile technologies has incited a new ecology of teaching and learning in the social studies. Presenters will explore applications of mobile devices to facilitate student engagement.
Kori Green, El Dorado Middle School, El Dorado, KS; Teresa Bergstrom, Dunedin Highland Middle School Center for Gifted Studies, Dunedin, FL; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Joseph O'Brien, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Tom Daccord, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA; Justin Reich, Harvard Graduate School of Educa
An etic-emic view of motivation defines universal qualities of motivation allowing some comparison across cultural groups, yet pays attention to the individuality of cultural groups and people.
Marianna Richardson, Cedar Springs Educational Services, Alpine, UT
As the movement of people, capital, and ideas accelerates, students must critically evaluate the trade-offs and dilemmas of globalization in their roles as enlightened and engaged citizens in a democracy.
Michael Kopish, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
Using primary sources, multimedia, and secondary readings, attendees will be given curricular materials that will help them integrate the unique aspects of the islands into their social studies courses.
J.D. Bowers, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Comparing the human experience in the aftermath of the nuclear disasters at Chernobyl and Fukushima suggests there are many lessons about global interdependence that we failed to learn.
Frans Doppen, Ohio University, Athens, OH; Matt Hollstein, Columbus Alternative High School, Columbus, OH
Learn about a new website created by GSB teachers: a living 'online textbook' for teaching current events or a futures course. Our 'History of the Future' course will be discussed.
Robert Orr, Gill St. Bernard's School, Gladstone, NJ
Through the discussion of case studies from six elementary teachers' classrooms, the participants will obtain insights and strategies for authentic integration in social studies.
Janet Alleman, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Michelle Bauml, Texas Christian University, Forth Worth, TX; Linda Bennett, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; Sherry Field, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR; Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ; Mary Ledbetter, UT Elementary School, Austin, TX; Andrea
Are you ready to get students communicating with peers across the globe? A panel of experienced teachers and a handy packet will help you select a project and get started.
Laura Adriance, World Affairs Council, Seattle, WA
Service learning is a tool to leverage the lessons of global citizenship outside the classroom. This poster presentation will detail a character-building experience in which GC students worked with refugees.
Gisella Gisolo, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA; Sarah Stanlick, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Not to know China is no longer an option. What are the key ideas students need to know about this complex and dynamic country today? Primary sources/lesson plans/articles provided.
Tese Neighbor, World Affairs Council, Seattle, WA