The use of Design Thinking strategies allows for students to critically engage in the curriculum through experiencing new ways of engagement. Sample units, projects, and assessments will be available
Claire Yates, Michigan State Univeristy, East Lansing, MI, US
Auschwitz-Birkenau has become synonymous with the atrocities of the Holocaust. Yet as the symbol of victimhood, it has become the center of contested memory between Jews and Poles.
Tom W. Glaser, Mater Academy Charter High School, Hialeah Gardens, FL, US; Jason O'Connor, North Broward Preparatory School, Coconut Creek, FL, US
Journaling engages students, enhances writing and reading skills, and also challenges students to prepare for, critically think on, and respond to the daily teaching goals.
Jacques Gagnon, Hickory Hills Middle School, Springfield, MO, US
Sport has become an effective political tool for peace and nation building. As the popularity of sport continues to grow, it serves as a common denominator between different cultures.
Todd Reichlmayr, SUNY College at Brockport, Brockport, NY, US
How do some Japanese view World War II and some Southerners view the Civil War? Explore these questions and the role of perspective, memory, and memorials in world history.
Karen Johnson, Nerinx Hall High School, St. Louis, MO, US
This session will provide educators with a lesson idea that will engage students in recognizing their own role and history in the shaping of the modern world through global connections.
David To, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Adrienne Winans, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US
Poster Session-Identity, Colonization, Revolution and Globalization: Interdisciplinary and Thematic World History!Submitted by TimDaly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 4:42pm
Thematic based units within an interdisciplinary World History and World Literature class provide marginalized students with a relevant and thought provoking curriculum intended to strengthen minds with critical thinking.
Jessica Flock, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, US
This presentation will demonstrate instructional techniques and activities rooted in historiographical techniques for the purpose of engaging students in meaningful critical thinking that addresses the Common Core Standards.
Nicholas Walsh, Decatur Public Schools District 61, Decatur, IL, US
The presenters will discuss the legislative changes in Ohio that have downgraded World History to an elective course, and advocacy efforts underway to save and strengthen social studies.
Brad Maguth, The University of Akron, Akron, OH, US; Corbin Moore, Ohio Council for the Social Studies, Columbus, OH, US
Learning is best facilitated when students build from the familiar. Discover how to take advantage of this. This presentation will provide unique, hands-on examples for implementing the Common Core Standards.
Jennifer Donnelly, Irvine High School, Irvine, CA, US; Gregory Gray, Portland State University, Portland, OR, US