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The Problem with Hoodia: Fostering Global Learning Initiatives


This interactive presentation demonstrates professional development strategies for fostering global awareness using cooperative learning, problem-solving, case-study analysis and simulation.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
261
session id: 
698
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The effect of Arab spring in political reform in Jordan


Arab spring have effects on all Arab countries with variation in scope and density. So My paper will shed light on the effects of Arab spring on Jordan politics.

Presenters: 

Abdelmahdi Alsoudi, Jordan university, Amman, amman

session id: 
41
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The Problem with Hoodia: Fostering Global Learning through Professional Development


This interactive presentation demonstrates professional development strategies for fostering global awareness using cooperative learning, problem-solving, case-study analysis and simulation.

Presenters: 

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

session id: 
43
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Jean Fair Memorial Symposium on Sustainability


This symposium will address sustainability from the perspective of four academic disciplines--Information Technology, Geography, Economics, and Political Science. Presenters will discuss how the discipline defines sustainability problems and suggest possible policy approaches to address the problems.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 5:30pm
Presenters: 

Michael Berson, Ilene Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Joseph Stoltman, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; James Davis, Social Science Education Consortium, Lafayette, CO; Suzanne Helburn, University of Colorado, Denver, CO; Charles White, Boston University, Boston, MA

Room: 
609
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Performance Based Assessments: Thinking Outside of the Box


This session will provide an overview of Washington's innovative social studies assessment system which has truly shifted traditional thinking around "assessment" in civics, history, geography, economics, and social studies skills.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Carol Coe, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia, WA; Mary Anne Christy, Historian in Residence/Lakeside Schools, Seattle, WA; Chris Drape, Seattle School District, Seattle, WA; Anita Morales, Seattle School District, Seattle, WA; Walter Parker, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Room: 
610
session id: 
475
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Read, Write, Think, and See for a Digital Age


Participants will learn and actively apply ten literacy strategies for educators to use in helping learners (teachers or students pre K-university) read, write, think, and see for a digital age.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Mary McFarland, WIDE World, Cambridge, MA

Room: 
213
session id: 
726
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Sustainability Education as Civic and Global Responsibility


The State Board of Education in Washington created a rule defining environmental and sustainability education and mandating its instruction in pubic school at all grade levels in all subject areas.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Yasemin Alptekin, , Lacey, WA

Room: 
214
session id: 
737
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The Missing Link: Building Bridges between Scholarship and the Classroom


How can we design professional learning that directly impacts instruction? Presenters will share a model that effectively mixes historical scholarship, innovative pedagogy, and classroom experiments to turn theory into practice.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Stephen LaMorte, Rochester City School District, Rochester, NY; Stefan Cohen, Rochester City School District, Rochester, NY; Kevin Meuwissen, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
932
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ESEA Flexibility Waiver and What It Means to Social Studies


States have sought NCLB waivers in order to meet high standards in a manner that best meets their needs. How does TLE, new accountability, and Common Core affect Social Studies?

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Jennifer Pettit, Oklahoma State Department of Education/Mid-Continent Comprehensive Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Room: 
616
session id: 
814
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Social Studies and CCSS for Literacy: One Model for Implementation


Graduate students Teresa Frizell and Sara Stull will share the crosswalk they created between the CCSS for Literacy in History/Social Studies and Washington State's Social Studies Skills Grade Level Expectations.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Teresa Frizell, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Sara Stull, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
815
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