2012

Standards-Based Grading in the Human Geography Classroom


This session will explain the use of standards-based grading in the social studies classroom using Human Geography as the model and focusing on making grading transparent and meaningful for all.

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

Molly Myers, Lindblom Math & Science Academy, Chicago, IL

Room: 
2B
session id: 
885
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Healthcare & the Supreme Court: Understanding the Case and Decision


Join Street Law for an interactive exploration of federalism and the healthcare reform case decided by the Supreme Court in 2012. Receive interactive lesson plans about these topics.

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

Megan Hanson, Street Law, Inc., Silver Spring, MD; Cara Gallagher , Riverside Brookfield High School, Ridgewood, IL

Room: 
3B
session id: 
733
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Lights! Camera! Action! Social Studies & Reader's Theatre!


Join us in opening the window to the world of social studies through reader's theatre! We will explore published scripts as well as how to create scripts from children's books.

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

Laura Meyers, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
1013
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Speaking in Seattle: When Protest is Protected Speech


From the Industrial Workers of the World to Occupy Seattle, the Pacific Northwest has long witnessed political protest. What protest is protected speech? What can governmnet regulate? Teaching materials provided.

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

Jean Luckowski, University of Montana, Missoula, MT; James Lopach, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Room: 
3A
session id: 
186
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Debating The U.S. Constitution in a Vibrant Democracy


James Madison Fellows share effective classroom teacher-developed lessons fostering critical thinking skills while engaging students in civil discourse when considering Constitutional issues of social justice and diversity in American society.

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

Ken DeMasi, James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation, Mesa, AZ

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
591
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Civics and the NAEP: Are We Testing What We're Teaching?


Results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress suggest that students persistently fail to achieve proficiency in civics. Could this stem from a mismatch between content standards and test questions?

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

Robert Madden, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
659
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Making History Come Alive: A "Living Museum" for Elementary Students


Session describes how a teacher preparation program built a "living museum" in partnership with the state historical society to help students understand the power of "doing history" in the community.

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

Crystal Soltero, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; Megan Gately, Arizona Historical Society, Tucson, AZ

Room: 
604
session id: 
622
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Utilizing the Learning Cycle Model for Teaching History through Inquiry


The Learning Cycle is an instructional model that utilizes inquiry in developing concepts. The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate how this model can be utilized in teaching history.

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

Joseph Labant, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Millersville, PA

Room: 
211
session id: 
900
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The NCSS Notable Tradebooks- Engaging Elementary Lesson Plans!


The audience will be engaged in fascinating elementary level lessons based on a wide variety of NCSS Notable Tradebooks. All audience members will receive a CD containing the lesson plans.

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

Diane Brantley, California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA; Lara Willox, University of West Georgia, , ; Sarah Montgomery, University of Northern Iowa, , Iowa; Mary Hass, West Virginia University, , West Virginia; Lois Christensen, University of Alabama, , Alabama; Sharon Ross, University of Alabama- Tuscaloosa, , Alabama; M

Room: 
615-616-617
session id: 
522
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Their Voices, Their World: Connecting Social Studies, Literacy, and Science


We sometimes shelter students from challenging issues because we struggle with them ourselves. Learn about using children's literature to frame global challenges as opportunities to make a positive difference.

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

Dave Wilton, Facing the Future, Seattle, WA

Room: 
614
session id: 
880
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