Global Connections

To the Core: Multicultural Literature, Differentiated Instruction, and Common Core


Culturally responsible literature is a delightful and powerful tool to teach Common Core Standards. Let’s explore methods of using multicultural literature with differentiated instruction to get at the Core

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Renee' Lyons, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, US; Deborah Parrott, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
227
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Nomads on Motorcycles: Global Activities on Cultural Diversity and Diffusion


How does globalization impact cultural diversity and cultural change? Are some cultures vanishing? Is a monoculture our future? Come explore these questions with a set of engaging, classroom-ready lessons.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Carol Bacak-Egbo, Oakland University and Waterford Schools, Waterford, MI, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
669
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Peace in the Classroom: Strategies for International Understanding


Teachers from the 2013 NCTA Peace Studies Japan Study Tour discuss strategies for enabling middle and high school students to examine issues from various perspectives.

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

Anne Prescott, Five College Center for East Asian Studies, Northampton, MA, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
512
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What Should U.S. Foreign Policy Be towards China?


China’s reemergence as a world power is changing international relations. Challenge your students to explore China’s history, examine multiple perspectives on U.S. foreign policy towards China, and articulate their own.

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

Kelly McKee, Lake Forest High School, Lake Forest, IL, US; Mimi Stephens, Brown University - Choices Program, Providence, RI, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
46
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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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