Global Connections

The Shark Tank: ""Business"" Proposals by World Savvy Students


Success in the 21st century global economy requires World History/Geography skills. This hands-on, research-based project (modeled on the popular Shark Tank series) helps students, and their community, make the connection.

Presenters: 

Lisa Adeli, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Room: 
308
session id: 
13
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Global Perspectives: Yale PIER Summer Programs for Teachers


Yale’s Programs in International Educational Resources (PIER) provides globally-themed professional development. This session discusses opportunities PIER Summer Institutes provide to teachers, and participants discuss how PIER programs support their teaching.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Laura Krenicki, Tara Ehler, Yale University Programs in International Educational Resources, New Haven, CT

Room: 
312
session id: 
898
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What does 21st century citizenship look like for today’s students? Join P21 and exemplar schools to unpack lessons from the field in connecting local citizenship and global issues.


What does 21st century citizenship look like for today’s students? Join P21 and exemplar schools to unpack lessons from the field in connecting local citizenship and global issues.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Helen Soule, P21, Washington, DC; David Young, VIF, Chapel Hill, NC; Helen Gross, Carolina Forest International Elementary School, Jacksonville, NC

Room: 
Sheraton Hotel Back Bay A
session id: 
926
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Teaching Global History Outside the Box and Off the Walls


2013 Award for Global Understanding Recipient
The presenter will discuss how global understanding is based on an attitude of empathy toward our own and other cultures, and how examining other cultures and times, people and societies, requires giving them a chance to speak for themselves, studying their own sources in comparison with our culture's views and sources before making important decisions about who will sympathize with or commit to in terms of aid, support, and respect.

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

Jack Zevin, CUNY Queens College, New York, NY

Room: 
120
session id: 
1019
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Crafting Globally Competent Students


Discover who to integrate global themes into your curriculum using the Common Core State Standards, and learn more about the free resources Global Concerns Classroom provides that will help you craft globally competent students.

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

Amanda Ruckel, Concern Worldwide, New York, NY

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1013
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Educating Global Citizens and Changing the World through Microfinance: Kiva U.


An exploration of the innovative, free Kiva U global competency curriculum that contains tangible ways to engage students in understanding poverty and microfinance through experiential and project-based service learning.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Jessica Hansen, Kiva, San Francisco, CA; Kristen Goggin, Town School for Boys, San Francisco, CA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1012
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Educating Global Citizens and Changing the World through Microfinance: Kiva U.


An exploration of the innovative, free Kiva U global competency curriculum that contains tangible ways to engage students in understanding poverty and microfinance through experiential and project-based service learning.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Jessica Hansen, Kiva, San Francisco, CA; Kristen Goggin, Town School for Boys, San Francisco, CA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1011
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Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict and Peace Process


Get tools for teaching major developments in the Arab-Israeli conflict and peace process, including material on issues remaining to be negotiated. Experience student activities. Receive lesson plans and student materials.

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

Michelle Wolfson, Institute for Curriculum Services, San Francisco, CA, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
1009
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Empowering Youth as Peacebuilders


Come learn engaging ways to incorporate the themes and skills of international conflict management and peacebuilding into your classroom! You will receive a free resource packet including lessons and activities.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Megan Chabalowski, U.S. Institute of Peace, Washington, DC 20037

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom B
session id: 
1008
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Poster Session-"Go and Know!" Experiential Learning and Service Abroad Made Easy


Integrate "Living Historians" with classroom curriculum and dynamic travel destinations. Create projects with non-profit organizations abroad. Prepare risk-mitigation and safety. Secure professional development credits, financing for unforgettable experiential learning adventures.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
943
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