Global Connections

Putting Bloom's Taxonomy to Rest


This influential framework has crippled the teaching of thinking and subject matter in social studies for decades. The session explains the problem and offers an alternative approach and sample resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Roland Case, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia

Room: 
308
session id: 
346
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Being We the People: Engaging Students Across Cultures


Using the National Constitution Center's international program, Being We the People as a case study, participants will look a new ways to engage students across cultures using multimedia platforms.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Kerry Sautner, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA; Kathleen Maher, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA

Room: 
205
session id: 
758
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Opening the Window to Korean Literature for Elementary Children


Learn how Korean children's literature can integrate reading, language arts and social studies with engaging lessons. CD's of lesson plans will be provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Amy Camardese, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA

Room: 
617
session id: 
247
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Digital Heroes! Engaging Students Globally with the MY HERO Project


Open the world of character education through MY HERO's online resources! Using global galleries of student-submitted photos, stories, and films, empower your students as critical viewers-- and contributors-- about heroes.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Wendy Gorton, The MY HERO Project, Laguna Beach, CA; Jeanne Meyers, The MY HERO Project, Laguna Beach, CA

Room: 
602
session id: 
978
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A Day in the Life of a Child-- Rwanda


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Melissa Collum, , , WI; Jennifer Morgan, West Salem Middle School, West Salem, WI

Room: 
303
session id: 
770
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Learning about China through Architecture: Past and Present


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Jing An, Ohio University, Athens, OH

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
457
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Providing Professional Purpose to Pre-Service Teachers


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!

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Tina Ellsworth, Joe O'Brien, Paul Howard, Taylor Smith, Nick Kraly, Margaret White, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Room: 
3A
session id: 
646
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Embracing the Inevitable? iPad Apps that Enhance Social Studies Curricula


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Adam Friedman, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; Thomas Hammond, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA; Philip VanFossen, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Room: 
308
session id: 
739
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The iCitizen Project: A Collaborative Journey through Social Media


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Marialice B.F.X. Curran, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, CT; Beth Ellen Sanders, Tarrant City Schools, Birmingham, AL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
922
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Global Classroom: Creating Educational Travel and Service Programs for Students


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

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Alethea Tyner Paradis, Friendship Tours World Travel, Santa Barbara, CA; Kevin Shertzer, Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
948
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