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. "

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Presenters: 

"Lisa Adeli, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ"

Room: 
308
session id: 
13
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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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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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