Middle Level-Jr. High School
How does the C3 Framework fit with Project-Based Learning? Different strategies used to complete a Global Connections Project with a diverse population of students in a Urban, high needs school.
Ellen Slobodnik, G. James Gholson Middle School, Hyattsville, MD; Caitlin Thompson, G. James Gholson Middle School, Hyattsville, MD; Stacy Price, G. James Gholson Middle School, Hyattsville, MD
Achieve success for all students in American history through vocabulary. Explore interactive, easily implemented,research based strategies that enable all students to learn history while meeting Common Core literacy standards.
Vivian Bernstein, Oceanside, NY
Travel to Ireland, 1850, through a perspective-taking exercise. Using primary sources, build arguments for/against moving to the New World. Use a model that strengthens critical and creative thinking.
Victor Salazar, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, @TheCAtoHistory
This session explores how to conduct inquiry projects about human rights. It provides teachers with an inquiry project about one right and a guide and resources for constructing future projects.
Heather Hagan, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Carolyn Weber, Murray State University, Murray, KY
This poster session will allow participates to learn how to incorporate Mystery Skyping into their classroom and open the world to their students.
Dr. Lisa H. Matherson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @LHMatherson; Russell Hammack, Central High School, Tuscaloosa, AL; Dr. Tracy Windle, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL
From producing documentaries, publishing books/magazines to creating travel brochures/posters, and Google Earth itineraries, students meet 21st century skills of research/ writing/speaking in classrooms that merge technology and social studies.
Janice Fairchild, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, MA; Monica Albuixech, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, MA
Do you want to be an ‚ÄúEPIC‚Äù educator? This session focuses on utilizing simulations in the classroom that provide students with an Experiential, Participatory, Image-rich and Collaborative environment.
Jennifer Caylen, Detroit Country Day Middle School, Beverly Hills, MI; Jonathan Roach, Detroit Country Day Middle School, Beverly Hills, MI
Using four provided lesson plans and a dozen ready-to-use 21st century best practices, explore how to capitalize on today's students' skills and interests to increase learning outcomes.
Wendy Amato, WorldStrides, Charlottesville, VA
Move beyond maps and learn how to foster both spatial sense and global awareness through a series of activities focusing on natural disasters, inquiry skills, scaffolded research and literacy instruction.
Carol Bacak-Egbo, Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Through student led interviewing techniques, taking of photographs, and the web we will aid you in creating Global Citizens. Participants will gain access to Webpage with photos, contacts and CD.
Melissa Collum, Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI; Jennifer Morgan, West Salem Schools, West Salem, WI, @jenmorganwi