PASS is a NCSS professional development program based on principles of authentic intellectual work. This session introduces the PASS criteria, standards and rubrics. Benefits for your district will be highlighted.
This collaborative ePen-pal project with University of Puerto Rico enabled my Education students to form a cross-cultural virtual community for sharing perspectives on global historical & contemporary events.
Changing teacher preparation and field experience for preservice teacher by providing virtual mentors through Skype and Twitter to promote 21st century skills and learning in an elementary social studies classroom.
Images are powerful communicators. With inquiry based discussion, visual literacy and critical thinking strategies, 6th-12th graders uncover history behind images from Seattle, Japan's March 2011 disasters, and participants' hometowns.
Session highlights fundamental concepts of universal human rights and humanitarian law, showcases resources and strategies to help students explore their own values, beliefs and connections to globally recognized humanitarian principles.
Learn how to internationalize curriculum and open classrooms to cross-cultural dialogue through the Transatlantic Outreach Program . New materials will be introduced by the authors. Information about study tours provided.
Explore Asia's diversity through two featured curriculum units, "Islam in Asia" and "Youth Culture in Asia," published by The Seattle Times and UW's Jackson School of International Studies. Free materials!
This session provides teachers the opportunity to explore ways to use literacy to teach human rights, including using digital media to create a class online graphic novel.
"Create-a-Culture" is a cross-curricular, teacher developed program that engages students to examine the world, make global connections and share their learning by creating a documentary.
ENGAGING GLOBAL IDEAS & PRACTICES inspires Social Studies Teachers to "DIRECTLY CONNECT" school programs worldwide with multiple academic programs including Peace Corps, Heifer International, Habitat for Humanity, et al.