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The Common Core and the Social Studies


The adoption of the Common Core standards represents a watershed moment in educational history. Never before have so many states committed to so similar a program of reform with such far-reaching implications. That said, very little consideration has been given to developing instructional and assessment materials to follow through on the promises and obligations of the Common Core.   --> read more »

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Kathy Swan, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; S. G. Grant, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY; John Lee, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Room: 
606
session id: 
1064
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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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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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