Secondary Level-High School

Using multimedia to help students raise global awareness


This interactive presentation demonstrates effective secondary instruction for fostering global awareness using methods that incorporate multimedia strategies and facilitate learning through research, writing, advocacy, and intercultural/international service-learning.

Presenters: 

Sarah Mathews, Florida International University, Miami, FL; Hilary Landorf, Florida International University, Miami, FL

session id: 
44
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Women’s Equity


This presentation will examine • Equal Rights• Suffrage Reproductive Rights• Marriage & Divorce Rights• Parental and Custody Rights, • Property Rights, • Employment and Income Rights, •

Presenters: 

Ayisha Benham, West Contra Costa Unified School District- Hercules High School, Hercules, California

session id: 
39
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Time for a New Literacy: Ecological


What if we engage students by allowing them to deconstruct modernist truths, such as growth, democracy, and consumerism, by providing experiences whereby they can think critically about how we live?

Presenters: 

Matt Henderson, St. John's-Ravenscourt School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

session id: 
40
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Ethnocentrism: Awareness of Our Biases in Cross-Cultural Interactions


A lesson is presented examining personal cultural biases that hinder positive cross-cultural interactions in a global community.

Presenters: 

Scott Wright, Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, MO

session id: 
33
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Re-envisioning Civics Education: Empowering Youth to Participate in the Legal-Landscape


What does civic participation look like in the 21st century? How can we empower students to solve problems and advance democracy? Participants explore Law and Justice, an inquiry-based curriculum.

Presenters: 

Eliza Fabillar, Education Development Center, Inc., Waltham, MA; Jessica Juliuson, Education Development Center, Inc., Waltham, MA

session id: 
34
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Democracy Education via Social-Media: Thomas Jefferson's Boisterous Sea of Liberty


Participants will explore a digital platform for the exchange of resources, teacher-derived activities, and expert historical content to elaborate on the ideals of self-government and individual rights for classroom use

Presenters: 

Christine Baron, Boston University, Boston, MA; Gary Sandling, Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), Charlottesville, VA

session id: 
35
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The hijab in public schools in the United States


In the United States, the number of students who wear the hijab (religious headscarf) is increasing. The poster presentation will explore religious pluralism and civil rights in public schools.

Presenters: 

Julie Anne Taylor, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, Michigan

session id: 
26
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Night in TunisiaArab Jazz, Innovation & Democracy


This session uses jazz music to convey the elements of democracy in an Arab context. Participants join a Socratic circle to discuss Tunisia as a blueprint for modern society.

Presenters: 

Scott Allen, Boulder Public Schools, Boulder, Colorado

session id: 
28
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Connectedness: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Global Literacy


Presenters will share an innovative curricular approach to global education, which crosses interdisciplinary boundaries, democratizes conversation through social media, and requires students to move from awareness to action.

Presenters: 

Michael-Ann Cerniglia, Sewickley Academy, Sewickley, Pennsylvania; Joan Cucinotta, Sewickley Academy, Sewickley, Pennsylvania; Ron Kinser, Sewickley Academy, Sewickley, Pennsylvania

session id: 
24
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"Oh Say Can You See" Or Hear Citizenship and Patriotism


"Oh Say Can you See . . . " or hear citizenship in action? Come and engage in classroom-read/tested activities in which citizenship is discussed through reactions to music.

Presenters: 

Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

session id: 
22
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