Through this unique life changing course, students will gain insights to the many ways our government interacts with the rest of the world while developing policies on human rights.
Using the findings of a recent mixed-methods study featuring secondary students blogging residents in Swaziland and Malaysia, this poster session presents heuristics for promoting cross-cultural literacy.
Using 21st century skills, this session engages participants in the exploration of social justice and human rights from the Amazon of Ecuador to the Gulf Coast of the United States.
Learn to turn your personal passion for citizenship into meaningful service-learning experiences for elementary students through the TRM approach! Help your students become active young local and/or global citizens.
Tired of sneaking social studies into your curriculum "left behind?" This session offers strategies and resources linking social studies to ELA Common Core Standards through social media and children's literature.
Learn how students can share their research about historical characters, world religions, and ancient cities through exchanging letters, art and artifacts in order to understand the global exchange of ideas.
Come to this session to listen to authors Helen Wilbur and Katherine Schlick Noe talk about their work and how it relates to social studies.
Explore Asia through its performing arts and receive the featured curriculum unit, "Performing Arts of Asia," published by The Seattle Times and UW's Jackson School of International Studies.
The proliferation of mobile technologies has incited a new ecology of teaching and learning in the social studies. Presenters will explore applications of mobile devices to facilitate student engagement.
An etic-emic view of motivation defines universal qualities of motivation allowing some comparison across cultural groups, yet pays attention to the individuality of cultural groups and people.