This session will focus on the sharing of classroom-ready activities on the role of Judge Jackson at Nuremberg, international humanitarian law, and the warning signs of genocide.
An inter-active exploration of Face to Faith, an innovative global education initiative that uses videoconferencing and online community to connect students ages 12-17 directly with their peers in 17 countries.
Global citizenship is a key 21st century skill to succeed in our interdependent society. This session discusses nontraditional ways to promote global competencies through exchanges in/out of the classroom.
Participants will explore how multicultural children's literature can act as windows and mirrors to diversity and expand the "single stories" students have of people, historical events, and cultural situations.(Handouts provided)
This study introduces the social studies curricula recently revised in the United States and South Korea and compares them. The result reveals similarities and differences in both curricula.
Explore NatGeo Education resources including low and high-tech mapping tools with thematic layers, drawing tools, and more. Teachers working in K-12 will find value in the presented materials.
This session serves as a review NCSS Notable Trade Books, in which committee members present exemplars, as well as ideas for their use in the classroom. Ends with book raffle.
Political cartoons on Canadian-American relations, found in Canadian newspapers from 1864 to the present, use analogies as the "hook" to attract the viewer's attention and effectively make a point.
Explore the story you don't know. Join the Department of State for an eye-opening journey into our relations with Latin America. This session will change your perspective and your mind!
Learn to use digital technology and social media to get your students excited about global news and extend your civics curriculum while helping students avoid the pitfalls of the Web.