Encourage students to think critically, voice views productively and weigh U.S. foreign policy and global issues from multiple perspectives. Participants will practice strategies and discuss classroom applications. Handouts.
Children engaged in an inquiry-based environmental education unit and used Web 2.0 tools to represent knowledge and to construct it. Work samples demonstrating digital literacy integration will be shared.
Participants will discover the power of historical fiction to enliven student literacy through an engaging unit of study on immigration and industrialization using the historical novel Dragonwings by Laurence Yep.
Enhance students' understanding of complex global issues through integrated visual arts. This presentation offers classroom based art activities exploring environmental issues, trade, quality of life, resources and other global concerns.
A scholar from Sendai shares his experience with the natural disaster and on-going recovery effort. The session explores the avenues for national/international civic engagements for youth in post 3.11 Japan.