Financial Fables with Money Morals: A Look at an e-Book


Teaching financial literacy through online fables can mesh economics with essential reading objectives. Fable e-books with financial morals, a related lesson plan, and online extension activities will be shared.

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

Michele Wulff, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City--Omaha Branch, Omaha, NE

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
50
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Ten-Day Study Tour to Japan


The Keizai Koho Center organizes 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, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Donna Lee Siple, Motoharu Ochiai, Keizai Koho Center Fellowship, Pittsburgh, PA

Room: 
4C-1
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Incorporate Financial Literacy into Your Lessons


This session will share best practices and resources to help educators incorporate financial literacy lessons in grades K-12. Presenters will share free resources available, including online, print, and presenters.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Melody Thompson, Financial Beginnings, Portland, OR; David Bell, Financial Beginnings, Portland, OR

Room: 
4C-4
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Empowering Youth to Take Global Action


Global Concerns Classroom (GCC) provides free resources for in-class and after school use on global poverty issues for US secondary schools. Learn more about GCC and receive a free packet of global resources.

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

Amanda Ruckel, Concern Worldwide US, New York, NY

Room: 
4C-4
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Archaeology and Social Studies: Making the Past Come Alive in Your Classroom!


Most social studies topics incorporate archaeological information. Learn about standards-based educational resources offered by tht leading international archaeology organizations. Lesson plans, classroom resources, and recommended electronic media provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Meredith Anderson Langlitz, Archaeological Institute of America, Boston, MA; Christy Pritchard, The Brockington Institute, Elizabethtown, KY

Room: 
4C-1
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Free DVDs, Engaging Lessons, Critical Thinking


izzit.org is a not-for-profit organization that produces and distributes high-quality media and educational materials that encourage critical thinking. Attend to learn more about izzit.org and receive a free DVD!

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

David Truhett, izzit.org, Erie, PA

Room: 
4C-3
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Free DVDs, Engaging Lessons, Critical Thinking


izzit.org is a not-for-profit organization that produces and distributes high-quality media and educational materials that encourage critical thinking. Attend to learn more about izzit.org and receive a free DVD!

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

David Truhett, izzit.org, Erie, PA

Room: 
4C-3
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History with Foldables and Formative Assessment


Plunge into evidence-base, hands-on activities for history as Foldables become powerful, tactile, rechargeable tools to engage students and build learning ownership. Come learn, fold and gain ideas for formative assessment!

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

Jami Humphrey, Dinah Zike Academy, Comfort, TX

Room: 
4C-3
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The Lessons of Vietnam and How to Teach It


A handful of Vietnam veterans and educators have developed one of the country’s most comprehensive courses on the Vietnam War. Learn how to integrate “The Lessons of Vietnam” into your school and community.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Bob Matthews, Joe Harsch, Bill Dixon, The Bridge Back Foundation, Cary, NC

Room: 
214
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Citizenship Counts: Host a Naturalization Ceremony or Celebration of Citizenship at Your Schools


Interactive lessons educate middle and high school students about the path of citizenship and the rights and responsibilities of civic engagement. Citizenship Counts aims to inspire youth to celebrate citizenship by participating in a naturalization ceremony or a service learning project.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Alysa Ullman, Citizenship Counts, Phoenix, AZ; Tina Ochoa, Citizenship Counts, Phoenix, AZ

Room: 
4C-1
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