Secondary Level-High School
Global citizenship is a key 21st century skill. This session discusses four key ways to promote global competencies through intercultural learning in the classroom. Engage; Teach; Send; and Host.
Robin Blanc, AFS-USA, New York, NY, US
Students often have difficulty connecting various forms of economic systems with supply and demand. This simulation will explore the complexities and frustrations associated with a centrally planned economy.
Jeffrey Byford, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, US; Brian Horn, Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO, US; Sarah Smilowitz, Memphis City Schools, Memphis, TN, US; Eddie Thompson, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, US
A Nigerian educator addresses the complexities of the Nigerian social studies teaching context, engages collaborative thinking about teaching for citizenship in an emerging democracy, and invites ongoing trans-national dialogue.
Donald Enu, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria
Political bias is an issue all social studies instructors encounter. This presentation will examine techniques teachers can use to help students recognize different ideological agendas in multiple forms of media.
Edwin Gallatin, Lakeside High School, Ashtabula, OH, US
Explore the overlapping purposes, knowledge and skills of reading in English and social studies and identify ways to make critical connections between literary reading and reading like a historian.
Sheila Flihan, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, US; Kristi Fragnoli, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, US
Through examining student projects and primary documents, teachers will gain a perspective on how to teach race relations through the stories of many other prominent athletes outside of Jackie Robinson.
Dave Wheeler, North Central High School, Indianapolis, IN, US
Learning is best facilitated when students build from the familiar. Discover how to take advantage of this. This presentation will provide unique, hands-on examples for implementing the Common Core Standards.
Jennifer Donnelly, Irvine High School, Irvine, CA, US; Gregory Gray, Portland State University, Portland, OR, US
Cultural intelligence is a strong indicator of a student's success in multicultural environments. By helping students develop cultural intelligence, teachers enhance the student’s education and future.
Allen Schaidle, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US
This student product centered poster presentation will demonstrate lesson plan ideas, and strategies of how to incorporate literacy based activities into an authentic, engaging civic-based successful student learning experience.
Lisa Hardwig, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US; Justin Reese, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US
Who did it? The quintessential question that students want answered when analyzing a historical court case. This session demonstrates innovative ways to explore some of the worlds most infamous cases.
Andrew Smith, Scecina Memorial High School, Indianapolis, IN, US