Global Connections

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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From the Dominican Republic to the USA, Facilitating Student Collaboration


Global understanding and digital literacy are essential for our students' connected future. We will share how one question began a three-year student-led project based learning global partnership.

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

Kay Conners, Auburn Middle School/Fauquier County Public Schools, Warrenton, VA; Livia Marlene Perez, Carol Morgan School, Santo Domingo,

Room: 
213
session id: 
705
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Gayle Thieman: Visions and Experiences of an NCSS President


The Archives Committee welcomes all conference attendees to their annual Past President interview. Special guest Gayle Thieman (2007) will discuss NCSS policies and her experiences during her time in office.

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

Michael Lovorn, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Mark Previte, University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, PA

Room: 
307
session id: 
45
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To Repair the World: The Importance of International Humanitarian Law


This session will focus on the sharing of classroom-ready activities on the role of Judge Jackson at Nuremberg, international humanitarian law, and the warning signs of genocide.

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

Joseph Karb, The Robet H. Jackson Center, Jamestown, NY; Alicia Guajardo, American Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Program, Washington, DC; Andrew Beiter, The Robert H. Jackson Center, Jametsown, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
626
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Building Global Competency in the Classroom through Intercultural Exchanges


Global citizenship is a key 21st century skill to succeed in our interdependent society. This session discusses nontraditional ways to promote global competencies through exchanges in/out of the classroom.

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

Tonya Muro Phillips, AFS Intercultural Programs USA, New York, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
177
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Face to Faith: Teaching Global Citizenship in an Interdependent World


An inter-active exploration of Face to Faith, an innovative global education initiative that uses videoconferencing and online community to connect students ages 12-17 directly with their peers in 17 countries.

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

Charles Haynes, First Amendment Center, Washington, DC; Cory Davis, Lewis and Clark High School, Spokane, WA

Room: 
2A
session id: 
293
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Teaching with Multicultural Children's Literature: Windows and Mirrors to Diversity


Participants will explore how multicultural children's literature can act as windows and mirrors to diversity and expand the "single stories" students have of people, historical events, and cultural situations.(Handouts provided)

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

Christina Tschida, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Room: 
310
session id: 
503
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A Comparative Study of American and Korean Social Studies Curricula


This study introduces the social studies curricula recently revised in the United States and South Korea and compares them. The result reveals similarities and differences in both curricula.

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

Jungsoon Choi, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, Seoul; Seung-Yun Lee, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
658
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Everything Happens Somewhere: Mapping Global Interconnectedness with National Geographic Education


Explore NatGeo Education resources including low and high-tech mapping tools with thematic layers, drawing tools, and more. Teachers working in K-12 will find value in the presented materials.

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

Sean O'Connor, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC; Alison Michel, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
911
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