Global Connections

Gateway to Diplomacy: Middle School Model UN, Building Negotiation and Compromise!


Learn the benefits of implementing Model UN and including Common Core curriculum in your school for the purpose of debate, resolution writing, and interpersonal skills in a cooperative learning environment.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Christa Evans Heath, Holcomb Bridge Middle School, Alpharetta, GA, US; Pamela Roach, North Cobb High School, Kennesaw, GA, US

Room: 
264
session id: 
719
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Creating Global Citizens


New Global Citizens helps teachers to build students' Global I.Q. through project-, problem- and inquiry-based learning, digital literacy, Common Core connections, and leadership training.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Lisa Glenn, New Global Citizens, Tempe, AZ, US

Room: 
127
session id: 
917
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The US in the Global World: Late 19th Century


Examine economic, population, military, and political connections of the US in the world in the late 19th century. Explore map, graphic, and writing assignments with content specific connections.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

James (Jim) Litle, NC School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC, US; Virginia (Ginger) Wilson, NC School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
414
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Teaching with Music: A Reservoir of Social Critique


Music, a cultural pillar for millennia, is an ideal social studies resource for frequent pedagogical use. This session offers lessons and analytical models for eliciting critical thinking and multiple perspectives.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Antonio Castro, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US; Gregory Soden, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US

Room: 
265
session id: 
65
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MRH-Elementary: School As Museum


Learn how to transform your school into a museum. Teachers and students of Maplewood/Richmond Heights Elementary School will share their school metaphor: School as Museum.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Timothy Butz, Maplewood-Richmond Heights Elementary School, St. Louis, MO, US; Daniel Lyons, Maplewood-Richmond Heights Elementary School, St. Louis, MO, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
774
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Contemplating Our Collective Human Story: A New Online Learning Community


This interactive session introduces Out of Eden: Project Zero’s Learning Community – a free, international, online project related to journalist Paul Salopek’s epic walk around the world.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Brenda Ball, Crofton House School, Vancouver, Canada; Elizabeth Dawes Duraisingh, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
717
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SLAM Dunk: Integrating Social Studies, Visual Arts and Common Core


Examine interrelated cultural issues in history and art using the Saint Louis Art Museum (SLAM) collection. Develop techniques for sharpening students' visual literacy skills through extended observation and interpretative exercises.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Jennifer Doyle, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, US

Room: 
263
session id: 
784
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How to Maintain Curriculum Currency in a Constantly-Changing World


Sample lesson plans integrating traditional literature, social media, online collaborative and content-curating tools help teachers meet the challenges of currency and student engagement by examining today’s democracy movements in the Middle East and North Africa.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Denise Altobello, Trinity Episcopal School, New Orleans, LA, US; Jenny Velasquez, Trinity Episcopal School, New Orleans, LA, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
628
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The Teacher’s Answers: Video Documentary Exploring Islamic Topics on Demand


Islam: no longer a distant learning. Islam’s history, relationship with Judaism/Christianity, the Prophet’s marriages, sharia, jihad, state vs. religion, women’s issues, Saladin and the Crusades are all at the educator’s fingertips in this documentary.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Faysal Burhan, Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Palmdale, CA, US

Room: 
265
session id: 
18
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Connecting Classrooms, Colleges and Content: Professional Partnerships for Preservice Educators


Learn how to create partnerships between a college social studies council, campus outreach programs and secondary teachers statewide to field-test lessons.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Tina Ellsworth, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Laura Collins, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Ashley McKee, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Megan Unger, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Mark Schlitz, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Joe O'Brien, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
276
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