Attendees will practice examples enabling them to incorporate Common Core 6+1 writing including ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, conventions, and presentation. Educators will practice MODES and RAFTS.
Gloria Freels McElroy, Tennessee Council for the Social Studies, Knoxville, TN, US; Dorothy Hendricks, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, US
Issues surrounding citizenship and global citizenship are significant in the current pluralistic society of America. This presentation presents theoretical and practical models of resources as alternatives in addressing these issues.
Sheliah Durham, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US; David Fleming, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US
What is the essence of Japan? The audience will experience Japanese language, food, chopsticks, bowing, meditation, and martial arts, all active learning activities that excite K-12 learners.
Phillip Jones, West McDowell Junior High School, Burnsville, NC, US
Join us and receive a ready-to-go project that prepares teachers to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population and address Common Core Literacy Standards for Social Studies.
Andrea Cayson, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, US; Angie Davis, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, US
This study analyzed South Korean social studies curricula, focusing on democracy, communism, unification, globalization, and global/multicultural education. The interpretation of these concepts differs according to economic, social, historical context.
Jungsoon Choi, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, Korea; Jung-Woo Lee, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, Korea
Easy to use teaching strategies for a progressive project-based learning model for middle schoolers where students collaborate to solve global issues like human rights, gender equality, and environmental sustainability.
Geoff Agnor, Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn, NY, US; Jennifer Klein, World Leadership School, Denver, CO, US
Presenters from China, Korea, and Japan will explore the similarities and differences among their cultures. They will share insider knowledge and perspectives from each culture via ready-to-use visual resources.
Moonsun Choi, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Rong Cong, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Misato Yamaguchi, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA, US
Using the NYTimes Learning Network, you will examine interactive maps and primary sources to bring the immigrant experience to life. You can make your student a world citizen!
Kay Conners, Fauquier County Public Schools, Warrenton, VA, US; Rachelle Lamoureux, Minot Public Schools, Minot, ND, US
What role should human rights play in U.S. foreign policy? Challenge your students to examine the difficulty of defining and enforcing human rights, at home and around the world.
Brian Schum, Florida Atlantic University Schools, Boca Raton, FL, US
Thinking about taking students abroad? Maybe you already do. Come explore a curricular approach to international travel. A semester-long inquiry based model that promotes deeper thinking through experiential learning.
Jeff Barry, Grayslake High School, D127, Grayslake, IL, US; Jeff Schagrin, Grayslake High School, D127, Grayslake, IL, US