Global citizenship is a key 21st century skill. This session discusses four key ways to promote global competencies through intercultural learning in the classroom. Engage; Teach; Send; and Host.
Robin Blanc, AFS-USA, New York, NY, US
Participants will learn how to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of the 2,000,000+ military-connected students in the U.S., who are often most challenged by our globally interconnected world.
Hillary Anderson, Memphis Public Schools, Memphis, TN, US; Bethany Hill-Anderson, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US; Karee Orellana, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US; Stacey Cutter, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US
Cultural intelligence is a strong indicator of a student's success in multicultural environments. By helping students develop cultural intelligence, teachers enhance the student’s education and future.
Allen Schaidle, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US
Yesterday’s Child online series uses storytelling to promote critical thinking and literacy. It explores how ancient history lives today through innovation, technology and cultural touchstones in music, art and food.
Shirley Gazsi, AntiquityNOW, New York, NY, US
Transcend traditional media in your current issues class! This poster highlights the use of hip hop and popular Egyptian music to explore Arab Spring and current issues in Egypt.
Omar Hafez, Kafr el Sheikh University, Kafr el-Sheikh, , EG; Ryan Knowles, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US; Jennice McCafferty-Wright, University of Missouri and North Callaway R-1 Schools, Columbia, MO, US
This lesson examines the quest for social and political rights by Bhutanese-Nepalis. Materials and activities help students examine why and how persons become displaced and how they rebuild their lives.
Rachel Meyer, South Asia Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US
Social studies, by its very nature, demands an interdisciplinary approach. Likewise, ecological education thrives in cross-curricular settings. We will examine how we can integrate ecologically inspired approaches into social studies.
Janis Irwin, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, CA
This presentation describes potential benefits of using interactive read-alouds of a variety of text types to help elementary students meet social studies learning goals and the Common Core ELA Standards.
Stephanie Strachan, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, US; Annie Whitlock, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, US
Poster Session-Using Technology to Increase Cultural Understanding through International CollaborationSubmitted by TimDaly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 4:41pm
Want your students to communicate and collaborate with global peers? Come to a showcase of global collaboration projects happening between classes active in iEARN (International Education and Resource Network).
Lisa Jobson, iEARN-USA, New York, NY, US
Refugee conflicts present political, geographical, and social complexities. Learn how to teach and engage students in meaningful, dynamic ways by using Meograph, a 4-dimensional map-based digital timeline and story-telling tool.
Stephanie Wujcik, The Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, PA, US