Secondary Level-High School
This is the first presentation in a four-part symposium. The session will focus on resources to increase student engagement and learning, and ways to excite and involve students. We will introduce strategies to increase collaboration among teachers.
Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC
This presentation examines coverage in state social studies standards and Common Social Studies Standards of religious education and what implications this may have for students' misconceptions of the Arab World.
Nancy Patterson, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio; Chris Dyer, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
Students passively consume visuals around them every day. This session introduces a model of visual analysis to help students become critical thinkers as learners and citizens.
John Broome, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia
This lecture will present a curriculum examining twentieth century political ideologies in the Middle East. This will contextualize the Arab Spring and address regional cultural and political pluralism.
Daniel Osborn, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
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.
Sarah Mathews, Florida International University, Miami, FL; Hilary Landorf, Florida International University, Miami, FL
This presentation will examine • Equal Rights• Suffrage Reproductive Rights• Marriage & Divorce Rights• Parental and Custody Rights, • Property Rights, • Employment and Income Rights, •
Ayisha Benham, West Contra Costa Unified School District- Hercules High School, Hercules, California
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?
Matt Henderson, St. John's-Ravenscourt School, Winnipeg, Manitoba
A lesson is presented examining personal cultural biases that hinder positive cross-cultural interactions in a global community.
Scott Wright, Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, MO
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.
Eliza Fabillar, Education Development Center, Inc., Waltham, MA; Jessica Juliuson, Education Development Center, Inc., Waltham, MA
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
Christine Baron, Boston University, Boston, MA; Gary Sandling, Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), Charlottesville, VA