2012

Teacher Performance Assessment: Stellar Secondary Social Studies Candidate Preparation Strategies


A Secondary Social Studies TPA Supervisor reports findings from the field and recommends strategies for preparing candidates for success in this complex but meaningful portfolio assessment system.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Siri Anderson, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN; Cathy Zozakiewicz, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Room: 
206
session id: 
965
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The Other Nuremberg: Teachers, Museums, and Engaging Students in History


Use local museum resources to create interesting lessons using primary sources that engage students. Participants will receive ready to use lesson plans focusing on the overlooked Pacific War Crimes Trials.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Lisa Pennington, Floyd County High School, Floyd, VA; Amanda Williams, MacArthur Memorial, Norfolk, VA

Room: 
616
session id: 
142
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Divided Memories: Teaching about Bias and Perspective in History Textbooks


Today's Googlable world needs citizens who can consume information critically and with sophistication. Use historical and current events to help your students consider diverse perspectives and recognize their own biases.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Rylan Sekiguchi, SPICE, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Room: 
204
session id: 
329
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So What History? Strategies for Teaching Historical Significance


In today's world of quick information, how do students determine historical significance? This session presents strategies for helping students evaluate the significance of past events using inquiry skills.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Brent Chowen, Brigham Young University--Hawaii, Laie, HI

Room: 
2A
session id: 
947
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Sustainability Education as Civic and Global Responsibility


The State Board of Education in Washington created a rule defining environmental and sustainability education and mandating its instruction in pubic school at all grade levels in all subject areas.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Yasemin Alptekin, , Lacey, WA

Room: 
214
session id: 
737
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Mining Archives: School History as a Window to U.S. History


This session focuses on students' use of school archives to interpret key events of the twentieth century by doing the work of historians and experiencing its inherent vibrancy.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

michal hershkovitz, Poly Prep Country Day School, Brooklyn, NY

Room: 
613
session id: 
661
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Exploring History and Promoting Literacy through Writing in the Classroom


Participants in this presentation will learn ways to get students engaged in the writing process, develop powerful essays, and explore themes in history through model texts and writer's workshop.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Samuel Brower, University of Houston, Houston, TX; Andrea Barela, Northbelt Elementary School, Humble, TX

Room: 
603
session id: 
613
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New Approaches to the Colonial Era in AP U.S. History


College and high school faculty members will discuss the research and teaching implications of the AP U.S. History course's increased emphasis on the pre-Columbian and colonial periods in U.S. history.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Juliana Barr, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; John Irish, Carroll High School, Southlake, TX; Lawrence Charap, College Board, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Room: 
610
session id: 
617
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Westward Expansion: A New History


In 1800, North America was home to Native Americans, Europeans and Africans. How did these groups interact over the next 100 years? What voices are left out of the story?

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Mimi Stephens, The Choices Program, Brown University, Providence, RI; TBA TBA, , ,

Room: 
615
session id: 
94
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Teaching about the Civil Rights Movement with Smithsonian Resources


Explore Oh Freedom! (AfricanAmericanArt.si.edu), a new Smithsonian website that uses artwork to teach about the Civil Rights movement. Create and share lessons, use the interactive timeline, collect images, and more.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Elizabeth Eder, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Esther Washington, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC

Room: 
614
session id: 
339
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