Global Connections

My Pocket to the World: Student Voice with Mobile Technologies


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
303
session id: 
18
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Motivating Students in a Global Society: Etic and Emic Considerations


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Marianna Richardson, Cedar Springs Educational Services, Alpine, UT

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
716
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Teaching Methods to Explore Trade-offs and Dilemmas of Globalization


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Michael Kopish, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH

Room: 
308
session id: 
721
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Pacific Island History: Concepts, Strategies, Topics, and Resources


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

J.D. Bowers, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Room: 
310
session id: 
1009
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Exploring the Future through the Lens of Current Events


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Robert Orr, Gill St. Bernard's School, Gladstone, NJ

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
552
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From Chernobyl to Fukushima: Lessons Not Learned


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Frans Doppen, Ohio University, Athens, OH; Matt Hollstein, Columbus Alternative High School, Columbus, OH

Room: 
303
session id: 
159
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Becoming Integrated Thinkers: Cases from Elementary Classrooms


Through the discussion of case studies from six elementary teachers' classrooms, the participants will obtain insights and strategies for authentic integration in social studies.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
602
session id: 
541
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Global Classroom Connections: From Bold Goals to Nuts and Bolts


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Laura Adriance, World Affairs Council, Seattle, WA

Room: 
214
session id: 
381
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Fostering Global Citizenship Identity Development through Service Learning


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Gisella Gisolo, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA; Sarah Stanlick, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
513
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Mao to Now: What Students Need to Know about China


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Tese Neighbor, World Affairs Council, Seattle, WA

Room: 
310
session id: 
501
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