2012

Immigration Beyond Ellis Island


This presentation will engage educators in interactive activities for understanding the immigration process by comparing past and present. This will help educators to overcome misconceptions of their students on immigration.

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

Kazi Hossain, Millersville University of PA, Millersville, PA

Room: 
618
session id: 
114
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A Window to the American Civil War: Engaging Strategies Overview


This presentation will provide an overview of engaging strategies to use in teaching the ACW. Consideration of learning styles, primary sources, and historical method explored. Access to materials provided.

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

Brad Burenheide, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
48
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Promoting Student Discourse with Document-Based Questions


Participants will learn methods to support students' understanding and use of primary and secondary sources and explore ways to better ensure participation in discourse related to document-based questions.

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

Ryan Theodoriches, Evergreen Public Schools, Vancouver, WA

Room: 
2B
session id: 
200
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Dyads: The Window into Someone Else's Thoughts


Middle school students strongly prefer one-to-one discussion over teacher-led whole group discussion. If the dyads are carefully designed, citizenship skills and attitudes are enhanced while content knoweldge is deepened..

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

Jeff Passe, Towson University, Towson, MD; Rebecca Shargel, Towson University, Towson, MD

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
944
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What Does it Mean to Be Media Savvy?


Become a critical consumer of the news by examining where it comes from and how it is disseminated.

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

Marilyn Cover, Classroom Law Project, Portland, OR; Barbara Rost, Classroom Law Project, Portland, OR

Room: 
603
session id: 
861
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Learning to Do by Doing to Learn


This presentation shares a project developed in partnership with the local history museum that immerses pre-service students in doing powerful and authentic social studies as part of their training.

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

Jennie S. Schmidt, Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
807
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Targeted Vocabulary Instruction in Social Studies


Support student academic achievement through vocabulary intervention strategies in social studies. Engage all learners in building word learning skills through targeted processes.

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

Tina Heafner, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC; Dixie Massey, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
224
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Three Zesty Ways to Spark Student Interest in the Past


World history students may show a need for new ways to care about events or people from earlier generations. Come see three ways to spark and involve your secondary learners.

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

Mary Ann Johnson, Northwest Consulting Center, Seattle, WA

Room: 
307
session id: 
1023
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From Statehouse to Schoolhouse Redux: How We Earned an A


This session will describe the process used to create the distinctive components of the South Carolina Academic Standards, support documents and assessments that earned an A from the Fordham Institute.

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

Lewis Huffman, South Carolina Department of Education, Columbia, SC; Leslie Skinner, South Carolina Department of Education, Columbia, SC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
316
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Creative Connections: Exploring Global Issues through Art


Enhance students' understanding of complex global issues through integrated visual arts. This presentation offers classroom based art activities exploring environmental issues, trade, quality of life, resources and other global concerns.

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

Peter Moran, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; Kim Miller, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Room: 
304
session id: 
468
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