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World History

Poster Session-Providing a Gateway to World History through Global Connections

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.

Poster Session-Identity, Colonization, Revolution and Globalization: Interdisciplinary and Thematic World History!

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.

Poster Session-Using Historiography to Address the Common Core Standards

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.

Poster Session-The Campaign to Save World History in Ohio’s High Schools

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.

Poster Session-History Repeats Itself in the Classroom Too: Hands-On Examples

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.

Poster Session-Global Perspectives on History: The Slave Trade

This session will examine global perspectives on teaching the slave trade by examining sources from Ugandan, U.S. and U.K. curricula and materials.

Poster Session-Don't Lose the Forest between the Trees: Balancing Source Selection

Primary sources take many forms, and provide rich, varied perspectives on historical events. Learn how to build the best selection for a given event, maintaining balance between story and narrative.

Poster Session-"Who ARE These People?" Facilitating Cultural Understanding through Historical Inquiry

How do the practices and products of different groups reveal cultural values? Introducing students to historical methods enables them to formulate pertinent questions, conduct independent research, and communicate their findings.

Poster Session-Using Museum Objects to Make Global Connections in History

This session will explore the incorporation of art into history lessons and the “card-sorting” strategy for making global connections. Handouts will be provided.

Poster Session-Using the Accounts of Marco Polo, Ibn Batuta and Xuanzang to Teach World History

Using the writings of these travelers allows teachers to teach both historical topics and the Common Core Standards associated with reading.


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