Presenters will share a digitally mediated global learning project required for pre-service teachers at two universities. All participants will received complimentary resources for fostering a global perspective in their classrooms.
Brad Maguth, University of Akron, Akron, OH; Jason Schipper, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Enhance students' understanding of complex global issues through integrated visual arts. This presentation offers classroom based art activities exploring environmental issues, trade, quality of life, resources and other global concerns.
Peter Moran, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; Kim Miller, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
See how a demonstration of a controversial issue--detainment without trial--can be treated in classrooms in a disciplinary manner. We provide a research-based approach to effectively address controversial issues in history.
Mark Baildon, National Institute of Education, Singapore, ; Suhaimi Afandi, National Institute of Education, Singapore, ; Chelva Rajah, National Institute of Education, Singapore, ; James Damico, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Tianjin's architecture offers a "Window to the Pacific Rim" that not only reflects the China's history in the 19th century but also reflects its fast development into modern country.
Jing An, Ohio University, Athens, OH
Explore methods that will provide preservice teachers with professional opportunities allowing them to engage and contribute to the field of social studies even before they graduate!
Tina Ellsworth, Joe O'Brien, Paul Howard, Taylor Smith, Nick Kraly, Margaret White, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Today, students tend to use visual information to negotiate understandings of the world around them. Recent research provides analysis of teaching strategies for developing visual literacy and promoting civic competence.
Cory Callahan, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
In this session, I will introduce and model my use of regular Morning Meetings in my undergraduate and graduate social studies methods class.
Jodi Bornstein, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
This presentation explores how teacher educators can utilize family history and Web 2.0 technologies to support pre-service teachers as they develop their voice and stance as Social Studies educators.
April Newkirk, Georgia Southern Unversity, Statesboro, GA