Global Connections

Face to Faith: Teaching Global Citizenship in an Interdependent World


An inter-active exploration of Face to Faith, an innovative global education initiative that uses videoconferencing and online community to connect students ages 12-17 directly with their peers in 17 countries.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Charles Haynes, First Amendment Center, Washington, DC; Cory Davis, Lewis and Clark High School, Spokane, WA

Room: 
2A
session id: 
293
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Teaching with Multicultural Children's Literature: Windows and Mirrors to Diversity


Participants will explore how multicultural children's literature can act as windows and mirrors to diversity and expand the "single stories" students have of people, historical events, and cultural situations.(Handouts provided)

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Christina Tschida, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Room: 
310
session id: 
503
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A Comparative Study of American and Korean Social Studies Curricula


This study introduces the social studies curricula recently revised in the United States and South Korea and compares them. The result reveals similarities and differences in both curricula.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Jungsoon Choi, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, Seoul; Seung-Yun Lee, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
658
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Everything Happens Somewhere: Mapping Global Interconnectedness with National Geographic Education


Explore NatGeo Education resources including low and high-tech mapping tools with thematic layers, drawing tools, and more. Teachers working in K-12 will find value in the presented materials.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Sean O'Connor, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC; Alison Michel, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
911
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NCSS Notable Trade Books 2012: Ideas for Classrooms and Learning


This session serves as a review NCSS Notable Trade Books, in which committee members present exemplars, as well as ideas for their use in the classroom. Ends with book raffle.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Gregory Imbur, Goshen College, Goshen, IN; Scott Waters, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS; Doug Selwyn, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY; Kristy Brugar, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Room: 
602
session id: 
70
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Analogy: the Overlooked Device in Effective Political Cartoons


Political cartoons on Canadian-American relations, found in Canadian newspapers from 1864 to the present, use analogies as the "hook" to attract the viewer's attention and effectively make a point.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Charles Hou, , Burnaby, BC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
470
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The Secret History of U.S. Relations with Latin America


Explore the story you don't know. Join the Department of State for an eye-opening journey into our relations with Latin America. This session will change your perspective and your mind!

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Lynne Wagner, Cranston East High School, Cranston, RI; Susan Holly, U.S. Department of State, Office of the Historian, Washington, DC

Room: 
212
session id: 
435
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Current Events in the Digital Classroom: Teaching Beyond the Whiteboard


Learn to use digital technology and social media to get your students excited about global news and extend your civics curriculum while helping students avoid the pitfalls of the Web.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Veronica Majerol, Scholastic Inc., New York, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
453
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U.S. Foreign Policy & Global Issues: Student-to-Student Deliberation Format


Encourage students to think critically, voice views productively and weigh U.S. foreign policy and global issues from multiple perspectives. Participants will practice strategies and discuss classroom applications. Handouts.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Deb Hutton, Center for the Study of Global Change at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Kevin Zupin, Winamac Community High School, Winamac, IN

Room: 
308
session id: 
280
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Representing Knowledge: Children Use Web 2.0 in an Inquiry Unit


Children engaged in an inquiry-based environmental education unit and used Web 2.0 tools to represent knowledge and to construct it. Work samples demonstrating digital literacy integration will be shared.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Nancy Luke, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC; Elizabeth Crawford, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
942
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