2015 Calendar
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Bahrain, Qatar, and United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) Educational Tour
November 13-27, 2015
Sponsored by the Bi-lateral U.S. Arab Chamber of Commerce
Houston, Texas

National Council for the Social Studies (cancelled)
November 13-14, 2015
Presentation: Global Awareness for Educators
New Orleans, Louisiana

Teaching Korea Summer Institute
July 13-17, 2015
University of Colorado, Boulder
Dr. Ames will be a participant

California Council for the Social Studies
March 6-7, 2015
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presentation: The Global Economy
Oakland, California

2014 Calendar
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Albuquerque Peace & Justice Center
January 23, 2014, Friday, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Dr. Denise R. Ames Talk: The Global Economy
Albuquerque, New Mexico

International Social Studies Association
February 26-27, 2014
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presentation:  A Holistic World History, The Global Economy, and Germany Today
University of Central Florida Campus, Orlando, Florida

National Council for History Education
March 18-20, 2014
Dr. Denise R. Ames Exhibitor and Presentation: Waves of Global Change: A Holistic World History
University of New Mexico Campus, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Goethe Institute Consultancy
July 3-18, 2014
Dr. Denise R. Ames Consultant: Cross Cultural Awareness Training for Educators Traveling to Germany with the TransAtlantic Outreach Program
Washington D.C. and Germany

Big History Association Conference
August 7-9, 2014
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presentation: World History within Big History
Dominican University Campus, San Rafael, California

Academy of Korean Studies, Study Tour of South Korea
November 4-14, 2014
Dr. Denise R. Ames Participant on Study Tour
South Korea

National Council for the Social Studies
November 18-20, 2014
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presentation: Waves of Global Change: A Holistic World History (cancelled)
Boston, Massachusetts

2013 Calendar
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Transatlantic Outreach Program Study Tour to Germany
Sponsored by the Goethe-Institut Washington D.C.
Dr. Denise R. Ames Participant
July 5-July 20, 2013
Washington D.C. and Germany
Worldviews Travel: Bhutan Travel: Cultural Preservation and Environmental Sustainability
October 20 -November 1, 2013
Trip Leaders Nancy and Roger Harmon
Bhutan

National Council for the Social Studies
November 22-23, 2013
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presentation:  Waves of Global Change: Teaching a Holistic World History
Exhibitor
St. Louis, Missouri

International Assembly
November 22, 2013, Friday
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presentation:  The Global Economy: A Simplifying Model for a Complex System
St. Louis Missouri

2012 Calendar
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No major scheduled events. We have been concentrating on developing curriculum!

2011 Calendar
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Global Educators to Turkey
March 18-26, 2011
Dr. Denise R. Ames Participant: In association with the Middle East Studies Center at Ohio State University
Turkey

Professional Development in China
June 27-July 6, 2011
Dr. Denise R. Ames Participant: In association with EF Tours

2010 Calendar
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No major scheduled events for 2010. We have been concentrating on developing curriculum!

2009 Calendar
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International Social Studies Conference
January 18-19, 2009
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presenter: Rethinking Food: Interconnections of Global Economics, Food, and Sustainability 
University of Southern Florida Campus, Tampa, Florida

Colorado Social Studies Conference
April 10, 2009
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presenter: Waves of Global Change: A Holistic Teaching Model for World History
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presenter: Making Connections for a Globally Sustainable Future (for Facing the Future)
Hyatt Regency Tech Center, Denver, Colorado

Advanced Placement World History Exams
June, 2009
Dr. Denise R. Ames: World History reader
Colorado State University Campus, Fort Collins, Colorado

Educator Travel Tour, Ecuador: Culture and Ecology
June 24-July 8, 2009
Dr. Denise R. Ames and Dr. Susan Richards Trip Leaders
Ecuador

Population Connection's Teacher Training Institute
August 1-2, 2009
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop Participant
Washington D.C.

Educators in China, a Professional Development Seminar through EF Tours
August 10-20, 2009
Dr. Denise R. Ames Trip Leader
China

Cleveland State University

October 15, 2009
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Global Awareness for Educators
Cleveland, Ohio

National Social Studies Association Conference
November 13, 2009, Friday
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presenter: Waves of Global Change: A Holistic World History Teaching Approach
Omni Hotel at the CNN Center Ballroom B, 10:15 a.m.
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presenter: Infusing a Global Perspective into the Curriculum: Strategies and Suggestions
Roundtable Sessions, CNN Center Ballroom D, 8:45-10:00 a.m.
Georgia Convention Center, Atlanta, Georgia

2008 Calendar
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International Social Studies Conference
February 8, 2008, Friday
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presenter: Iran: Building Bridges
Chicago, Illinois

Colorado Social Studies Conference
April 11, 2008
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presenter: Interdependence in World History: A Holistic Teaching Model
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presenter: Making Connection for a Globally Sustainable Future (for Facing the Future)
Denver, Colorado

Advanced Placement World History Exams
June 1-7, 2008
Dr. Denise R. Ames: World History reader
Fort Collins, Colorado

United World College of the American West
July 14-18, 2008
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Interdependence in World History: A Holistic Teaching Model
Montezuma, New Mexico

United World College of the American West
July 21-25, 2008
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Globalizing United States History: A Holistic Teaching Model
Montezuma, New Mexico

Lehigh Carbon Community College
August 25, 2008
Dr. Denise R. Ames Keynote Address and Workshop: Global Transformations in Education 
Allentown, Pennsylvania

Arizona Social Studies Conference
October 24, 2008
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presenter: Waves of Global Change: A Holistic Teaching Model for World History
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presenter: Making Connections for a Globally Sustainable Future (for Facing the Future)
Arizona State West Campus, Phoenix, Arizona

New Mexico Social Studies Conference
November 1, 2008
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presenter: Waves of Global Change: A Holistic Teaching Model for World History
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presenter: Infusing a Global Perspective into the Social Studies Curriculum
Sandia Prep High School, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2007 Calendar
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Mock United Nations for New Mexico High School Students
February 10, 2007, Saturday, 2:00-3:00
Dr. Denise R. Ames Closing Speech:  A New Paradigm for International Relations
University of New Mexico Ballroom
Albuquerque, New Mexico

New Mexico and the World: Professional Development
March 24, 2007, Saturday, 12:00-4:00
Dr. Denise R. Ames and Anna Rutins Workshop: International Education for k-12 Educators
University of New Mexico at Taos
Taos, New Mexico

Southwest Regional Social Studies Conference
April 12-14, 2007
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presentation: Infusing a Global Perspective into the Social Studies Curriculum
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presentation: A Holistic World History: Strategies for Educators
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sustainable Global Leadership Alliance
April 16, 2007
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Understanding Globalization
SEED Graduate Institute
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Fellowship of Reconciliation Travel Delegation to Iran
April 18-May 1, 2007
Dr. Denise R. Ames Participant
Iran

National Institute of Education
May 10-17, 2007
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Understanding Globalization: Strategies for Classroom Use
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Interdependence in World History:  A Holistic Teaching Model
Singapore

Advanced Placement World History Exams
June 2-8, 2007
Dr. Denise R. Ames: World History reader
Fort Collins, Colorado

United World College of the American West
July 24-27, 2007
Dr. Denise R. Ames Class: A Holistic World History Teaching Model
Montezuma, New Mexico

United World College of the American West

June 25-29, 2007
Dr. Denise R. Ames Class: Global Issues for Educators
Montezuma, New Mexico

New Mexico Coalition of School Administrators Conference
July 18-20, 2007
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presentation: Infusing a Global Perspective into the Curriculum:  Strategies for Implementation
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Cross Border Travel Experience: On the Immigration Trail
August 2007
Dr. Denise R. Ames Participant: Sponsored by Food First
El Paso, Texas and Mexico

Texas Social Studies Conference
October 11-12, 2007
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presentation: Infusing a Global Perspective into the Curriculum
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presentation: Interdependence in World History
El Paso, Texas

2006 Calendar
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Center for Action and Contemplation
January 21, 2006, Saturday, Time: 9:30 to 12:30
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Understanding Globalization:  Helping to Create a More Responsible Future
1823 Five Points Rd. SW
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Center for Action and Contemplation, Borderlands Internship Experience
February 4, 2006, Sunday, Time: 3:00 to 5:00
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Globalization and Consumerism
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sustainable Global Leadership Alliance
March 4, 2006, Saturday
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Understanding Globalization: Linking the Local to the Global
Jemez Pueblo, Jemez, New Mexico

Center for Action and Contemplation, Borderlands Internship Experience
April 30, 2006, Sunday, Time: 3:00 to 5:00
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Globalization and Consumerism
Albuquerque, New Mexico

National Institute of Education, Singapore
May 31, June 1 and 2, 2006, 9:00-5:00
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Understanding Globalization: Strategies for Classroom Use
Singapore

Center for Action and Contemplation, Borderlands Internship Experience
June 14, 2006, Tuesday, Time: 10:00 to 12:00  
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Globalization and Consumerism
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Esalen Institute
September 10-15, 2006
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Understanding Globalization: Helping to Create a More Responsible Future
Big Sur, California

Center for Action and Contemplation, Borderlands Internship Experience
October 1, 2006, Sunday
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Globalization and Consumerism
Albuquerque, New Mexico

2005 Calendar
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University of New Mexico Continuing Education
Tuesdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, 2005, Time:  6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Cost:  $60
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Globalization and Our Future
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Mennonite Church
April 17, 2005, Time:  11:30 to 1:30, no charge
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Globalization and Our Future
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Global Exchange Delegation to Syria and Lebanon
May 1– 15, 2005
Dr. Denise R. Ames Participant
Lebanon and Syria

Sustainable Global Leadership Alliance
June 6, 2005 and August 8, 2005, closed forum
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Globalization and Sustainability
Sandia Park, New Mexico

Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC's Stillpoint)
October 1, 2005, Saturday, Fee: $15, Time: 9:30 to 3:30
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Understanding Globalization: Helping to Create a More Responsible Future
1823 Five Points Rd. SW
Albuquerque, New Mexico

SEED Graduate Institute
October 5, 2005, Wednesday, free (donations accepted) 6:30 to 8:30
Dr. Denise R. Ames Lecture: Globalization and our Future
1700 Atrisco Dr. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Unitarian Church of Albuquerque
November 20, 2005, Sunday, 11:00 to 12:00
Dr. Denise R. Ames Lecture: Globalization and our Future
Comanche and Carlisle
Albuquerque, New Mexico

2004 Calendar
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Unitarian Church, Earth Web Organization
February 5, 2004, Time:  12:30 to 2:00
Dr. Denise R. Ames Presentation: Mindful Consumerism: Consumption with the 7th Generation in Mind 
Albuquerque, New Mexico

University of New Mexico Continuing Education
Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2004, Time:  6:00 to 8:00 p.m, Cost:  $60. 
Dr. Denise R. Ames Class: Globalization and Our Future
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Boston Social Forum
July 23, 2004 10:30 to 12:00 
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Globalization:  10 Essential Factors
July 24, 2004 12:30 to 2:00
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: The History of Globalization
University of Massachusetts at Boston, Boston, Massachusetts

University of New Mexico Continuing Education
Tuesdays, Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 2004, Time:  6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Cost:  $60. 
Dr. Denise R. Ames Class: Globalization and Our Future
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Center for Action and Contemplation
November 20, 2004, Time:  9:00 to 12:30
Dr. Denise R. Ames and Jim Knutson Workshop: Compassionate Consumerism
Albuquerque, New Mexico

2003 Calendar
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University of New Mexico
January-May, 2003
Dr. Denise R. Ames Course: Global Issues
Albuquerque, New Mexico

College of Santa Fe, Albuquerque
January-March, 2003
Dr. Denise R. Ames Course: World History for Educators
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Center for Action and Contemplation
March 1, 2003
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Globalization and Consumerism
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Center for Action and Contemplation
June 1, 2003
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Globalization and Consumerism
Albuquerque, New Mexico

SEED Graduate Institute 
Saturdays, Sept. 20, 2003, 10-2, Sept. 27, 2003 10-12
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Globalization and the Future of Women
Albuquerque, New Mexico

EcoVersity
October 8 and 15, 2003 Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30
Dr. Denise R. Ames Workshop: Globalization and Our Future
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Global Awareness News

Joan Brodsky Schur, co-author with Denise Ames of the Middle East Lesson Plan, has just published an article in Euro Clio (European Assoc. of History Educators), A Historical Memory: Thinking Critically about Museums and Monuments with Students. Great for educators!

 

New Free Global Lesson Plan:
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Global Awareness Blog

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Five Worldviews: The Way We See the World
Gain a clearer picture of today’s ever-changing events through the lens of five distinct worldviews. What worldview do you most closely identify with? Dr. Denise R. Ames. $9.95! (e-reader $7.95)

 

Human Rights: Towards a Global Values System
Many obstacles obstruct the path to the implementation of universal human rights, but through the work of social movements, activists and organizations this worthy goal can be realized. Dr. Denise R. Ames. $17.95! (e-reader $14.50)

 

 

Waves of Global Change: A Holistic World History, Second Edition
From the big bang to the present, this "big picture" approach organizes the overarching development of humans into five major transformations called waves. With an updated chapter 8, The Global Wave. Dr. Denise R. Ames. $34.95 now $22.95! (e-reader $18.95)

 

Waves of Global Change: An Educator's Handbook for Teaching a Holistic World History
Explains the principles of a holistic world history model for educators to use in the classroom. Dr. Denise R. Ames $17.95 now $14.95 (e-reader $11.95)

 

International Folktales: For English Language Learners
Folktales from different cultures can add spice to classrooms. Nancy W. Harmon $12.95 now $10.95 (e-reader $8.95)

 

The Global Economy: Connecting the Roots of A Holistic System
Gives a realistic portrayal of the relationship of the global economy to society and the environment from a holistic perspective. Dr. Denise R. Ames $24.95 now $19.95 (e-reader $15.95)

 

Financial Literacy: Wall Street and How it Works
Explains the growth of the financial sector, its concentration of wealth, political influence, and contribution to economic inequality. Dr. Denise R. Ames $18.95 now $15.95 (e-reader $12.95)

 

Connecting the Roots of the Global Economy: A Holistic Approach, Brief Edition
Offers an alternative and understandable approach that gives a realistic portrayal of the relationship of the global economy to society and the environment from a holistic perspective. Dr. Denise R. Ames $19.95 now $16.95 (e-reader $13.95)