Welcome!● 7 years of teaching Social Studies in Union County Public Schools● Currently a 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher at Porter Ridge Middle● Global Teacher Leader in Union CountyContact Me:Ashley.Ponscheck@ucps.k12.nc.us
What If.....Turn and TalkMore than half the worlds populationlives on less that $2 a day- to eat, getaround, have shelter, go to school, etc.What would look differently able yourlife if you had to live on $2 per day?What if school was not free? Howwould you be taken care of if you weresick? I know this is very difficult toimagine, but try to put yourself in thatplace for just a moment.......
Connecting the Present to thePast....World Issues: Curriculum Ideas:● Extreme Poverty ● What Is Unit/Human Geography● Gender Equality tied to current issues● Maternal Health ● Slavery in ancient civilizations vs.● Environmental Sustainability human trafficking today● Armed Conflict ● French & Latin American● Universal Education Revolutions vs. Arab Spring● Child Mortality ● Industrial Revolution vs. child● HIV/AIDS labor today● Economic Sustainability ● Suffrage movement in the United● Natural Disasters States vs. gender equality today
LessonStop & Jot Take a minute and jot down what you think a right is. What rights do youthink you are entitled to as a human?Now lets Turn & Talk Based on what you just watched and the photo book how has your opinionchanged? What rights do you think all humans should have? Should allhumans have specific rights that they are entitled to noLets Create..... Now that you have jotted your thoughts and talked with your teammatesusing Wordle create a word cloud that displays what a human right is in youropinion and what rights you think all humans should have.
My Top Go Tos:Go To Video:4 Generations: The Water Buffalo Moviehttp://www.t2.com/waterbuffalo/watch/water_buffalo_flash_hi.htmlGo To Website:Boston Globes: The Big Picturehttp://www.boston.com/bigpicture/Go To Organizations:New Global Citizenshttp://www.newglobalcitizens.org/Carolina Navigatorshttp://cgi.unc.edu/navigatorsGo To Book:If the World Were a Village By David J. Smith
Resources....Websites: My Wonderful WorldGapminder http://www.mywonderfulworld.org/index.htmlhttp://www.gapminder.org/ ArounderWorld Mapper http://www.arounder.com/http://sasi.group.shef.ac.uk/worldmapper/ Tag GalaxyNewseum http://www.taggalaxy.com/http://www.newseum.org/ 7 Billion Series: National GeographicTelling Stories with Data http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/7-billionhttp://visual.ly/ http://water.org/LetsGoGlobal Beyond the Firehttp://letsgoglobal.weebly.com/index.html http://www.pbs.Mighty Maps org/wnet/wideangle/episodes/time-for-school-http://mightymaps.org/ series/introduction/4340/Ten Thousand Questions Worldometershttp://www.tenthousandquestions.com http://www.worldometers.info/World Wise Schools: EBooks Journey Northhttp://wws.peacecorps. http://www.learner.org/jnorth/gov/wws/multimedia/ebooks/ Peace Corps: World Wise SchoolsGlobal Games http://wws.peacecorps.gov/wws/index.cfm?http://www.globaloria.org/index.php/games
ResourcesDigital Storytelling: Web 2.0 ToolsHow Big Is 1 Billion Tagxedohttp://vimeo.com/18239773 http://www.tagxedo.com/PBS Time For School EPalshttp://www.pbs. http://www.epals.com/org/wnet/wideangle/episodes/time-for-school- Animated Textseries/introduction/4340/ http://www.wondersay.com/The Uncultured Project Zoobursthttp://uncultured.com/ http://www.zooburst.com/Big Picture Small Worldhttp://www.bigpicturesmallworld.com/movies/TenSeconds/introTenSeconds.htmlWorld On Firehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDmPcSWE0WUWhere Is Matthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pwe-pA6TaZkIf The World Was A Village of 100 Peoplehttp://www.dogonews.com/2011/6/9/if-the-world-was-a-village-of-100-people
And More Resources.....Global Literacy:DogoNews Print Resources:http://www.dogonews.com/ If America Were A VillageBeyond The Fire: Teen Experiences of War This Child Every Childhttp://archive.itvs.org/beyondthefire/Story Cove Every Human Has Rightshttp://storycove.com/storycove.com/ Teaching The iGenerationFour Feet Two Sandals Outcasts Unitedhttp://www.karenlynnwilliams.com/sandals. Bite of the MangohtmlWashington Post Kids: World Facing the Lionhttp://www.washingtonpost.com/worldWorld Newshttp://newsmap.jp/