What is it like to grow up in Sub-Saharan Africa? How are our lives different or similar? Explore modern Rwanda through the photographs and interviews of Rwandan youth.
Melissa Collum, , , WI; Jennifer Morgan, West Salem Middle School, West Salem, WI
Explore methods that will provide preservice teachers with professional opportunities allowing them to engage and contribute to the field of social studies even before they graduate!
Tina Ellsworth, Joe O'Brien, Paul Howard, Taylor Smith, Nick Kraly, Margaret White, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Tianjin's architecture offers a "Window to the Pacific Rim" that not only reflects the China's history in the 19th century but also reflects its fast development into modern country.
Jing An, Ohio University, Athens, OH
This session will present strategies for locating and analyzing apps for iPads and equivalent devices vis-a-vis their suitability for social studies content, skills, and dispositions. Includes examples and counter-examples.
Adam Friedman, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; Thomas Hammond, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA; Philip VanFossen, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
College freshmen used social media to collaborate with high school juniors to examine digital citizenship. The project defined an iCitizen nationally, globally and digitally in the 21st century.
Marialice B.F.X. Curran, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, CT; Beth Ellen Sanders, Tarrant City Schools, Birmingham, AL
Learn to connect primary source curriculum to dynamic travel destinations. Create educational projects with non-profit organizations abroad. Prepare: risk-mitigation, chaperones and safety. Secure professional development credits and creative financing
Alethea Tyner Paradis, Friendship Tours World Travel, Santa Barbara, CA; Kevin Shertzer, Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, CA
We sometimes shelter students from challenging issues because we struggle with them ourselves. Learn about using children's literature to frame global challenges as opportunities to make a positive difference.
Dave Wilton, Facing the Future, Seattle, WA
This presentation will provide elementary teachers K-6th grade and social studies methods faculty with practical lesson ideas to help learners develop skills for success as global citizenship.
Lydiah Nganga, University of Wyoming, Casper Center, Casper, WY
H2O for Life provides a transformational service learning opportunity for students to study the global water crisis while taking action to bring water to a school in a developing country.
Patty Hall, H2O for Life, White Bear Lake, MN