Was Jack Sparrow the only pirate? In this session,United States and World History, Economics, and Government Teachers will take an exciting journey, exploring global trade, both legal and illegal.
Regina Loveridge, Parkview High School, Lilburn, GA; Ray Gormally, Collins Hill High School, Suwanee, GA; Joe Paul, Gwinnett County Public Schools: Give Center East, Lawrenceville, Georgia; Joel Volpi, Gwinnett County Public Schools: Collins Hill High School, Suwanee, Georgia; Jeff Welp, Gwinnett County Public Schools: Berkmar High School, Lil
Using authentic work samples, instructional footage, and interviews, the results of a multi-region, environmental curriculum pilot on children's understanding of sustainability and their roles as â€œsolutionariesâ€ will be explored.
Elizabeth Crawford, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC; Nancy Luke, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
Water, a multi-dimensional theme that offers inspiring opportunies for integrated social studies lessons. In the Netherlands, such a curriculum is developed and is now adopted by school.
Jeroen Bron, Dutch national institute for curriculum development, SLO, Enschede, ; Eddy Van Vliet, Dutch national institute for curriculum development, SLO, Enschede,
Global Leadership is a global issues course that focuses on social and environmental justice through service learning and leadership skill development. Learn teaching strategies for use in any classroom.
Noah Zeichner, Chief Sealth International High School, Seattle, WA; Christopher Fontana, Global Visionaries, Seattle, WA
Utilizing current research from all fields of social studies, teachers will learn how to incorporate universal values within their daily instruction. All of these values connect through OPENness.
Alan Hagedorn, Center Grove High School, Greenwood, IN
iWitness, a free resource from the USC Shoah Foundation, bridges Holocaust education and multi-literacies. IWitness allows students to construct knowledge and expand inquiry skills through interaction with digital survivor testimony.
Brandon Haas, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Tracy Tilotta, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Holly McBride, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Teresa Bergstrom, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Jeremy Howard, Francis Parker Middle School, San Diego, CA
Where does your coffee come from? Why does it matter? Hands-on materials to teach students the economic and social implications of our daily cuppa informed by time in the field.
Sage Borgmästars, St. John's International School, Waterloo,
This session examines the use of The Window Project, an integrated social studies and arts task, in the elementary classroom to demonstrate global connections and interdependence through collective art media.
Lisa Brown Buchanan, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC; Christina Tschida, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Appropriate for teachers of elementary and middle school students, participants will view the world from different perspectives through the purposeful integration of social studies standards, reading strategies, and children's literature.
Kathy Brashears, Tennessee Technology University, Cookeville, TN; Melissa Comer, Tennessee Technology University, Cookeville, TN
Presenters share various realia collected from their travels to enhance students' knowledge of the world. Participants will be encouraged to examine their own travels and surroundings to promote global connections.
Chelsea Woods, Salem-Keizer School District, Salem, OR; Courtney Wehner, Dallas School District 2, Dallas, OR