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The Power of Web Mapping: Not Your Grandfather's GIS

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
8:35am to 9:17am
ArcGIS Online is a Swiss Army knife for social studies teachers. In just 30 minutes, learn how to engage students by adding this versatile tool to your classroom.

Civic Engagement on Arctic Issues: Climate Change and Inuit Self-Determination

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
Contemporary Inuit are international leaders in climate change and self-government. Weave current Arctic issues such as climate change, sovereignty, and human rights into the study of civic engagement. Resources distributed.

The Syrian Refugee Crisis, Interactive Teaching, and the C3 Framework

Sunday, December 4, 2016 -
8:00am to 10:00am
This immersive United Nations workshop, based on the Syrian refugee crisis, challenges participants to evaluate global political systems, analyze competing state interests, and take informed action based on desired outcomes.

Developing Formative Assessment for Global Historical Thinking

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
Employing research-based strategies, this presentation focuses on developing assessment plans to support discipline-based instruction and understanding in Global and World History classrooms.

Replications of Famous Experiments to Boost AP Psych Scores

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Guiding students through a replication of famous experiments ensures an understanding of the experimental method, a demonstration of the skills of the research process, and increases free response scores.

Let's Build It: Using Minecraft in the Classroom

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
What people build can tell us a great deal about what they value. Use MinecraftEdu to help students interpret cultural landscapes as they research, design, and create.

The Flipped Field Trip: Let Students Become the Tour Guides

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Transform the field trip experience by challenging students to become the tour guides! Empower students with the opportunity to teach history from the actual grounds where events unfolded.

What in the World?

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Learn about a thematic approach to teaching world history that will generate student excitement for global learning and promote the development of college readiness skills through embedded mini-research projects.

Holocaust Education for the 21st Century

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Investigate implications of teaching about the Holocaust and applying lessons to the present. Discuss themes of prejudice, societal grouping, and hatred during the Holocaust and parallels evident in society today.

Difficult Films. Difficult Representations. Difficult Discussions. Challenging Social Studies.

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Using critical media literacy, we explore how films can help students grapple with the conceptual and emotional challenges that difficult representations of others--marginalized individuals and groups--present.

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