World History

Utilizing the Past to Inspire Ethical Global Leadership for Tomorrow


Can teachers use the past to inspire ethical global leadership for tomorrow? This workshop will demonstrate how to implement project-based learning and make world history relevant to the 21st century.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Elizabeth Lantz, Moses Brown School, Providence, RI, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
458
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Real World, Virtual World: Using Games to Teach History


Games can support student engagement, personalized learning, skill development, and powerful enduring understandings. Come learn how to evaluate educational games and how to apply these games to teaching world history.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Joseph Ballou, Civic Games, New York, NY, US

Room: 
265
session id: 
764
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“Four American Presidents and One Berlin Wall”: TOP’s Got Standards!!!


Top's Lesson from Germany in Focus-Instructional Strategies highlights: content and literacy standards, focus questions, primary sources, collaborative learning, and engaging student resources! Plus.. complimentary curriculum materials! Study tour applications!

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Jackie Littlefield, Transatlantic Outreach Program, Washington, DC, US; Wood Powell, , Washington, DC, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
126
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Consuming Violence: Ancient Rome, the NFL, and "The Hunger Games"


Participants will engage in interdisciplinary, classroom-tested activities that examine the consumption of violence in Ancient Rome, the NFL, and The Hunger Games, thus complicating sports-based American identities and civic pride.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Kate Pole, University High School, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US; Amy Reiman, University High School, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
843
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Bringing Social Studies Curriculum Design into the 21st Century


World History social studies instruction and curriculum design that bridges the gap between traditional instruction and modern expectations of diverse literacies and extensive conceptual understanding of the past.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Leslie Long, Phiilpsburg-Osceola Area School District, Philipsburg, PA, US

Room: 
242
session id: 
502
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The Multiplayer Classroom: Gateway to Playful, Purposeful, Passionate Social Studies


Imagine students engaged in a multiplayer world, with XP, quests, mobs, and guilds. Ignite students’ passion for your class and social studies content. Come play along and learn how.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Michael Matera, University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, US

Room: 
265
session id: 
534
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Mandela’s iPod: Music's Role in Ending Apartheid in South Africa


Music played an invaluable role in the struggle for freedom in South Africa, galvanizing support around the world and serving to inspire and unify people to keep hope alive.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Craig Divis, Bellows Falls Union High School, Bellows Falls, VT, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
142
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Broaden Your Horizons: International Travel Opportunities for Global Perspectives


Global educators foster globally competitive students. Session features a short documentary and an introduction to a study tour program that allows American teachers to immerse themselves in Turkey’s rich culture.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Zeynep Guven, Turkish Cultural Foundation (TCF), Washington, DC, US

Room: 
104
session id: 
54
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War? Showing Different Historical Perspectives with a Simulation


Attendees will participate in a simulation with the decision being should they go to war? The simulation will then be put into historical perspective, which might be surprising!

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Tom Barker, University of Kanass, Lawrence, KS, US; Leah Jardine, South High School, Salina, KS, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
136
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Waves of Global Change: Holistic Model for Teaching World History


Five waves of historical change provide the organization for this “big picture,” holistic model for teaching world history. Easily grasped by students and teachers, and readily adapted to the classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Denise Ames, Center for Global Awareness, Albuquerque, NM, US; Nancy Harmon, Center for Global Awareness, Albuquerque, NM, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
711
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