Global Connections

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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Project-Based Learning for Global Competency


World Savvy prepares students to thrive as global citizens. Using World Savvy Classrooms as an example, this session will explore strategies for building global competency through project-based learning.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Amy Westby, World Savvy, Minneapolis, MN

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1000
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Ten-Day Study Tour to Japan


The Keizai Koho Center organizes a ten-day fellowship to Japan in the summer that allows teachers to learn first-hand about contemporary Japanese society and enhance their classroom teaching of global perspectives.

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

Donna Lee Siple, Isao Tanaka, Keizai Koho Center Fellowship, Pittsburgh, PA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
997
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Reading South Asia: Recommended Literature and Lesson Plans for K-8


South Asia Book Award committee members will share lesson plans and titles of winning and honor books published in 2012 and 2013. These materials help teachers explore literature from the region.

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

Rachel Weiss, University of Wisonsin-Madison, Madison, WI, US; Oralee Kramer, South Asia Book Award Committee, Seattle, WA, US; Rachel Meyer, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
322
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Teach Syria: The Future of Foreign Policy Education


The Teach Syria team will present and workshop their 40-minute lesson plan that educates middle and high school students about the Syrian conflict.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Andrew Beiter , Springeville Middle School, Springeville, NY, US; Joseph Karb, Springeville Middle School, Springeville, NY, US; Kristin Nolan, News Deeply// Teach Deeply, New York, NY, US; Lara Setrakian, News Deeply// Teach Deeply, New York, NY, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
683
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Bringing Global Education to Your School through TeachUNICEF


Preparing students to participate in today’s world requires global competence. In this session, participants will deepen their understanding about education for global citizenship through an exploration of TeachUNICEF’s innovative curricula.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Scott Hirschfeld, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, New York, NY, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
378
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