2012

Doing and Learning History through Literacy, Interdisciplinary, and Digital Strategies


This presentation will use primary sources, literature, and technology as tools to engage students in the study of history through content examples such as Underground Railroad escape stories. Materials provided!

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

Lynne Zalesak, Jackson Middle School, Houston, TX; Montra Rogers, Houston Independent School District, Houston, TX

Room: 
606
session id: 
206
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A Day in the Life of a Child-- Rwanda


What is it like to grow up in Sub-Saharan Africa? How are our lives different or similar? Explore modern Rwanda through the photographs and interviews of Rwandan youth.

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

Melissa Collum, , , WI; Jennifer Morgan, West Salem Middle School, West Salem, WI

Room: 
303
session id: 
770
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A Disciplinary Approach to Teaching Historical Controversy


See how a demonstration of a controversial issue--detainment without trial--can be treated in classrooms in a disciplinary manner. We provide a research-based approach to effectively address controversial issues in history.

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

Mark Baildon, National Institute of Education, Singapore, ; Suhaimi Afandi, National Institute of Education, Singapore, ; Chelva Rajah, National Institute of Education, Singapore, ; James Damico, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Room: 
214
session id: 
97
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Learning about and Writing for Journals in the Social Studies


Editors of seven major journals in social studies education will provide overviews of their respective journals (purpose, audience, circulation, publication guidelines, etc.) for readers and prospective authors.

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

Cynthia Szymanski Sunal, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Patricia Avery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; Ronald Banaszak, Aurora University, Aurora, IL; Chara Haeussler Bohan , Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA; Andrea Libresco, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY; Swan Kathy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; Jeannet

Room: 
607
session id: 
64
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The Geography Assessment Framework: The NSF Roadmap for Geography Education


The newly created national assessment framework for geographic education emphasizes geographical practices and will guide assessment development for K-16. Participants will leave with models for assessing students' geographical thinking.

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

Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Phoenix,, AZ; Marianne Kenney, Denver Public Schools, Denver, CO; Jody Smothers-Marcello, Sitka High School, Sitka, AK

Room: 
618
session id: 
72
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Unfolding New Roadmaps to Geographic Literacy


How do we improve geographic education for 21st century learners? Explore and discuss the results of a two-year project to enhance professional development, instructional materials, assessments, and research in geography.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Daniel Edelson, National Geographic Education, Washington, DC; Sarah Bednarz, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; Emily Schell, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Room: 
607
session id: 
830
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Learning about China through Architecture: Past and Present


Tianjin's architecture offers a "Window to the Pacific Rim" that not only reflects the China's history in the 19th century but also reflects its fast development into modern country.

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

Jing An, Ohio University, Athens, OH

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
457
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Providing Professional Purpose to Pre-Service Teachers


Explore methods that will provide preservice teachers with professional opportunities allowing them to engage and contribute to the field of social studies even before they graduate!

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

Tina Ellsworth, Joe O'Brien, Paul Howard, Taylor Smith, Nick Kraly, Margaret White, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Room: 
3A
session id: 
646
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Textbook, Technology, Stories and Sources: Creating a Historical Learning Package


We often see sources and or technology as alternatives to the tyranny of the history textbook. This session looks at practical ways to blend these resources into powerful learning packages.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Stephanie van Hover, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
708
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Silk Roads Trade: Explaining the Rules of the Road


In less than an hour, this simulation will have your students completely comprehending the economics of the Silk Roads and the voyages of exploration. Complete simulation included for participants.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Michael Vogler, Coconino High School Flagstaff Unified School District, Flagstaff, AZ

Room: 
602
session id: 
433
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