"I Could Make a Difference": Research and Theory on Fostering Adolescents' Political Engagement and Efficacy


2012 Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award Recipient
What does research say about how educators can prepare youth to become actively engaged citizens? This presentation will address this question by examining studies in political science, psychology, and education.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Brett Levy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Room: 
120
session id: 
1016
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Interpreting the Past, Interpreting Themselves? Inviting Young People to Relate their own Lives to History


2013 NCSS Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award Recipient
Teens are developmentally primed to explore their own identities and values. How might educators harness that interest and use it to promote students' historical engagement and understanding? The presenter will share her findings on how young people relate their lives to the past and discuss an exciting new online learning project that builds on this research.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Elizabeth Dawes Duraisingh, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Room: 
120
session id: 
1015
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Using Dual-Encoding and GIS to Advance History and Geography Education in the K-12 Classroom


2012 Grant for the Enhancement of Geographic Literacy Award Recipient
The presenter will discuss a local professional development activity that engages social studies teachers in the importance of maps and graphics in teaching history. An introduction to ArcGIS On-line provides teachers with the ability to make their own maps.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

John Harrington, Jr., Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Room: 
120
session id: 
1014
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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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JFK at 50: An Annotated Bibliography with Lessons


Take a fresh look at the JFK assassination and receive an exhaustive annotated bibliography on the subject. Classroom-tested lessons are provided, with discussion.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

David Keck, Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare, Columbus, OH, US

Room: 
262
session id: 
1010
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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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Big History: Notes from the Field


Learn about the Big History Project's problem-based, blended learning course in "big history" for high school students. The course begins with the Big Bang and ends with a unit on the future. BHP students encounter major ideas in science and history to investigate some of our biggest and most essential questions.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Bob Bain, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Andy Cook, Big History Project, Kirkland, WA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1001
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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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