Global Connections

From Pirates to Piracy: Exploring Global Interdependence throughout History


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.

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

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

Room: 
308
session id: 
368
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Children as "Solutionaries": The Impact of Inquiry-Based, Environmental Education


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 “solutionaries” will be explored.

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

Elizabeth Crawford, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC; Nancy Luke, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Room: 
602
session id: 
712
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Water Education as an Integrated Theme in Dutch Education


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.

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

Jeroen Bron, Dutch national institute for curriculum development, SLO, Enschede, ; Eddy Van Vliet, Dutch national institute for curriculum development, SLO, Enschede,

Room: 
203
session id: 
393
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Everyone Gets It! A Model for Teaching Global Citizenship


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Noah Zeichner, Chief Sealth International High School, Seattle, WA; Christopher Fontana, Global Visionaries, Seattle, WA

Room: 
308
session id: 
607
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OPEN? How to Integrate Current Values Research into any Classroom


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Alan Hagedorn, Center Grove High School, Greenwood, IN

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
86
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IWitness: Holocaust Education for the 21st Century Learner


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
143
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Costa Rica Earthwatch Expedition: From Community to Cup to Classroom


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Sage Borgmästars, St. John's International School, Waterloo,

Room: 
201
session id: 
526
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The Window Project: Exploring Global Interdependence through Art


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Lisa Brown Buchanan, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC; Christina Tschida, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
946
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How is the View Different from that Window? Understanding Perspectives


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Kathy Brashears, Tennessee Technology University, Cookeville, TN; Melissa Comer, Tennessee Technology University, Cookeville, TN

Room: 
308
session id: 
213
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Exploring the Use of Realia to Enhance Student Learning


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Chelsea Woods, Salem-Keizer School District, Salem, OR; Courtney Wehner, Dallas School District 2, Dallas, OR

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
796
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