Secondary Level-High School
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
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
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
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Participants will explore a digital platform for the exchange of resources, teacher-derived activities, and expert historical content to elaborate on the ideals of self-government and individual rights for classroom use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
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.
Julie Anne Taylor, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, Michigan
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.
Scott Allen, Boulder Public Schools, Boulder, Colorado
"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.
Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
This paper seeks to explain and analyze how Arab women, across the globe, are using social media to participate in the Arab Spring and the possible benefits from their participation.
Caitlin Miles, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma