Explore how an integrated World Literature/World History class incorporates reading, writing, and critical thinking prevalent in the Common Core Standards. Leave with a sample unit that blends history and literature.
Tracy Inman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, US; Jana Kirchner, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, US
Have a conversation with Notables Booklist authors Cynthia Grady, Sheri Sinykin, and the Pinkneys. Each will talk about their work, how it relates to social studies, and answer questions.
Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, US; Tina Buster, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA, US; Melinda Odom Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, US; Cynthia Tyson, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Scott Waters, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS
This session values the human stories of genocide by providing educators with ideas, resources, and examples of using firsthand accounts and primary sources to teach about genocide.
Rebecca C. Aguayo, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US
A student-centered, adaptable unit that includes teaching strategies to help students learn more about their own, individual values while using skills related to research and the Common Core standards.
Brittany Lare, Medford Township Public Schools, Medford, NJ, US
Using primary and secondary resources from ancient Rome and current events, participants will learn how to develop student's skills in historical thinking and reading. Ready-to-go lessons and strategies are provided.
Douglass Behse, Singapore American School, Singapore; Matthew Elms, Singapore American School, Singapore; Jennifer Koltutsky, Singapore American School, Singapore
Participants will be actively engaged in this researched-based and standards-based session. Teachers will explore simulations on colonization, government, geography, and more. Aristotle said "learn by doing!!"
Jane C. Moore, East Cobb Middle School, Marietta, GA, US
This session will focus on the sharing of classroom-ready, Common Core-friendly activities on Justice Jackson, Nuremberg, international justice, humanitarian law, and the warning signs of genocide.
Andrew Beiter, Robert H. Jackson Center, Jamestown, NY, US; Alicia Guajardo, American Red Cross, Exploring Humanitarian Law Program, Washington, DC, US; Joseph Karb, Robert H. Jackson Center, Jamestown, NY, US
Presenters use cutting-edge historical debates to enrich global history lessons. Participants will learn innovative strategies for teaching modern Asia and Africa, Cold War, and war crimes using creative, comparative approaches.
Stacie Berman, New York University, New York, NY, US; Bernadette Condesso, Poughkeepsie Day School, Poughkeepsie, NY, US; Laura Dull, SUNY New Palz, New Palz, NY, US; Alejandro Sosa, World Journalism Preparatory, New York, NY, US; Diana Turk, New York University, New York, NY, US
Our approach to RTI with literacy and social studies in diverse first grade classrooms included the use of the classroom teacher, interventionists and college level teacher candidates.
Corrie Block, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY, US
Before the information superhighway, there was the Eurasian superhighway. Get your students excited about this ancient conduit of commerce, culture, and creeds! Lessons developed with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project.
Rylan Sekiguchi, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, US