Global Connections

Poster Session-There's An App For That


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Gloria Freels McElroy, Tennessee Council for the Social Studies, Knoxville, TN, US; Dorothy Hendricks, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
902
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Poster Session-Utilizing Community Resources to Promote Global Citizenship


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Sheliah Durham, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US; David Fleming, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
926
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Poster Session-Japanese Culture: Asian Basics for K-12 Teachers


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Phillip Jones, West McDowell Junior High School, Burnsville, NC, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
407
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Poster Session-Reader's Theater: Connecting Literacy and Diversity through Social Studies


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Andrea Cayson, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, US; Angie Davis, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
800
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Poster Session-Changes in Social Studies Curriculum in Economic, Social, Historical Context


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Jungsoon Choi, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, Korea; Jung-Woo Lee, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, Korea

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
405
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Poster Session-Middle Schoolers Are TakingITGlobal to Save the World


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Geoff Agnor, Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn, NY, US; Jennifer Klein, World Leadership School, Denver, CO, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
431
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Poster Session-A Closer Look at the Cultures of the Far East


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
848
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Poster Session-My America, Your America!


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!

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Kay Conners, Fauquier County Public Schools, Warrenton, VA, US; Rachelle Lamoureux, Minot Public Schools, Minot, ND, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
850
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Poster Session-Competing Visions of Human Rights: Questions for U.S. Policy


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Brian Schum, Florida Atlantic University Schools, Boca Raton, FL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
34
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Poster Session-Building Global Perspective: Aligning Short-Term Travel to the Common Core


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Jeff Barry, Grayslake High School, D127, Grayslake, IL, US; Jeff Schagrin, Grayslake High School, D127, Grayslake, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
673
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