2012

Transforming Teaching with Textless Tools


Tired of using that textbook for yet another Section 1 Review? Bueller? Bueller? Anyone? Anyone? Move forward and learn to build a textless curriculum with a collaborative platform for teachers.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Shawn McCusker, William Fremd High School, Palatine, IL; Becky Ellis, Ogden School District, Ogden, UT; Ron Peck, Three Rivers School District, Grants Pass, OR

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
935
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Rethinking the Line Between Us: Teaching the War with Mexico


This participatory workshop explores the U.S. war with Mexico, which resulted in Mexico losing almost half its territory. It also was the birth of the first U.S. anti-war movement.

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

Bill Bigelow, Rethinking Schools and Zinn Education Project, Portland, OR

Room: 
213
session id: 
982
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Civil War Curriculum Workshop


Study the Trust’s Civil War Curriculum. This free resource provides 9 standards-based goals covering the war from disunion to reconstruction; complete with lessons, materials, and assessment. Then work with colleagues to create your own.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Nicole Osier, Civil War Trust, Washington, DC

Room: 
4C-3
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Civil War Curriculum Workshop


Study the Trust’s Civil War Curriculum. This free resource provides 9 standards-based goals covering the war from disunion to reconstruction; complete with lessons, materials, and assessment. Then work with colleagues to create your own.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Nicole Osier, Civil War Trust, Washington, DC

Room: 
4C-3
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Carter G. Woodson Book Awards Presentation and Winning Authors Panel


Join us as we recognize the accomplishments of this year's authors in writing books that promote our pluralistic values and accurately reflect the perspectives, cultures, and values of particular ethnic or racial groups in the United States.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Moderators: Members of the Carter G. Woodson Book Award Selection Committee

Room: 
608
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Elementary and Secondary Social Studies: An Imperative for Teaching and Research


The paper will address the current status of social studies teaching and research. Dr. Field will share some of her own work and include other bodies of work significant to the directions of profession. The presentation will also offer an imperative and challenge for the future of the social studies field.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Sherry Field, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR

Room: 
608
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Elementary and Secondary Social Studies: An Imperative for Teaching and Research.


The paper will address the current status of social studies teaching and research. Dr. Field will share some of her own work and include other bodies of work significant to the directions of profession. The presentation will also offer an imperative and challenge for the future of the social studies field.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Sherry Field, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR

Room: 
608
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Organizing a Pre-Service Social Studies Teacher Conference


This session will describe the process of organizing geography/social studies conference for pre-service social studies teachers enrolled in a university teacher-certification program. The presenters funded their conference with the award from the 2011 Grant for Enhancement of Geographic Literacy. Level of achievement of expected outcomes will be shared.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Cynthia W. Resor, April Blakely, Connie Hodge, Karen Maloley, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

Room: 
608
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Travel Around the World without Leaving the Classroom


Awaken your student’s curiosity by bringing the world into their classroom and expanding their knowledge of world history, geography, and cultures as well as their skills in critical thinking, writing, research, and analysis through the use of various strategies. A CD with lesson plans and teaching materials tied to various K-12 history, geography, and language arts standards will be provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Lisa Adeli, University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Tucson, AZ

Room: 
608
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Others’ Lives: Using Current Non-Fiction Resources to Advance Global Understanding


Enrich your students’ views and understanding of historical events, cultural diversity, and global issues through the use of web-based strategies that utilize current non-fiction resources (e.g., memoirs, newspaper articles, etc.) to improve reading comprehension, content knowledge, and interdisciplinary writing skills.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

David Bosso, Berlin High School, Berlin, CT

Room: 
608
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