Preparing students to participate in today’s world requires global competence. In this session, participants will deepen their understanding about education for global citizenship through an exploration of TeachUNICEF’s innovative curricula.
Scott Hirschfeld, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, New York, NY, US
This workshop helps teachers scaffold core literacy strategies tied to the Common Core Standards to deeply engage their students with the topic of climate change.
Mark Baildon, National Institute of Education, Singapore; James Damico, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US
Students have the passion, energy, and creativity to be difference-makers; this session will help educators equip students with the skills, knowledge, and opportunities to make positive changes in their world.
Christopher Kubic, Grayslake North High School, Grayslake, IL, US; Emily Weiss, Grayslake North High School, Grayslake, IL, US
Does the Tinker standard apply to Facebook? Is off-campus, online speech protected under the First Amendment? Examine contemporary cases to determine if a schoolhouse gate exists in a digital world.
Maggie Crawford, Newseum, Washington, DC, US; Mike Hiestand , Student Press Law Center, Bellingham, WA, US; Mary Beth Tinker, Tinker Tour, Washington, DC, US
The construct of "family" is an experiential starting point for children in understanding history and "the past." Teachers promote just and equitable classrooms when they employ inclusive and relevant approaches.
Lisa Nagel, St. Anne's School of Annapolis, Annapolis, MD, US
Use social studies content (informational text) during your Literacy Block with easy, engaging Common Core lessons, 3-D graphic organizers and the latest 2.0 technology for student publishing.
Kathy Hoover, American Legacy Publishing - Studies Weekly, Edwardsville, IL, US; Kim Mogilevsky, American Legacy Publishing - Studies Weekly, Boynton Beach, FL, US
Bring your iPad and explore a Consume-Curate-Create-Connect integration spectrum that exploits the device's usefulness and potential in building essential global competencies. Learn and share innovative apps, practices, and examples.
Tom Daccord, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA, US; Greg Kulowiec, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA, US
Get inspired to go global! Join a skilled educator to use one of National Geographic’s Giant Traveling Maps. Experience the innovative activities and learn how to expand your school’s geo-literacy.
Jane Hundley, Lexington Public Schools, Lexington, MA, US
Wanted: Teachers desiring to effectively reach more students through Common Core! Experienced teachers present lessons, resources, strategies successfully used for students with widely differing skills, interests, readiness. Extensive resources/immediate use.
Susan Martin, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, US; Susan Santoli, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, US