Middle Level-Jr. High School

Producing 21st Century Global Citizens…Sounds Great, Now What?


Join a Teachers for Global Classrooms fellow to learn key elements of global education and how to make it possible in your classroom. Walk away with resources, ideas, and inspiration.

Presenters: 

Wendy Harris, Metro Deaf School, St. Paul, MN

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
65
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Common Core Reading Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities


Using the Common Core Standards, participants will explore specific strategies to enhance the reading skills of students with learning disabilities.

Presenters: 

Timothy Lintner, University of South Carolina Aiken, Aiken, SC

Room: 
305
session id: 
51
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Using Linguistic Geography to Teach African History


Engage students in authentic geographic/historical inquiries about Africa by mapping linguistic data to examine the Bantu migrations, spread of Islam, and Swahili coast/Indian Ocean trade, incorporating CCSS compatible nonfiction reading/writing.

Presenters: 

Jim Hauf, Berkeley Middle School, Berkeley, MO

Room: 
207
session id: 
52
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Rock Music: The Common Core Gateway to Social Studies Inquiry


Teachers can unleash student passion by introducing aim questions with rock songs and employing thinking like a historian questioning to evaluate sources to unlock the mystery of engaging aim questions.

Presenters: 

Kevin Sheehan, Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
36
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Question, Think, Experiment, Rethink: Inquiry Builds upon our Natural Curiosity


Playing, exploring, interacting are not just for the outdoors. Bring open-air love for learning through creating hypothesis and data collection. This session will immerse participants into an inquiry based classroom.

Presenters: 

Ann Carlock, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, NJ, @anncarlock

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
21
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Island of the Blue Dolphins, Digital Archives, and Student Inquiry


Unveiling of a website/digital archive on Scott O’Dell’s Island of the Blue Dolphins and 19th-century figure upon whom it is based. Lessons tied to Common Core in History, Science, ELA.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Sara Schwebel, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Room: 
204
session id: 
403
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Did You See That? Looking Closely at Sources of History


How to turn your students into historians who form questions and examine primary sources as evidence while studying the Boston Massacre!

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Damon Huss, Bill Hayes, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

Room: 
305
session id: 
964
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Transform Your Teaching! How to Make Your Teaching 4C Compatible


Led by a nineteen-year veteran of the Chicago Public Schools, this workshop explores 4C-related teaching strategies that strengthen critical thinking, creative thinking, collaboration, and communication in the 21st century classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Ray Kinzie, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL

Room: 
104
session id: 
652
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Global Perspectives: Yale PIER Summer Programs for Teachers


Yale’s Programs in International Educational Resources (PIER) provides globally-themed professional development. This session discusses opportunities PIER Summer Institutes provide to teachers, and participants discuss how PIER programs support their teaching.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Laura Krenicki, Tara Ehler, Yale University Programs in International Educational Resources, New Haven, CT

Room: 
312
session id: 
898
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Hop Aboard to Mexico City


Join TCI to experience a lesson that explores spatial inequality. You’ll "travel" to four neighborhoods in Mexico City. Ultimately, you'll write a newspaper article describing the extreme inequalities you observed.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Bert Bower, TCI, Mountain View, CA

Room: 
110
session id: 
160
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