Civics & Government

Poster Session-Conquer the Common Core with Literacy Strategies!


Discover how Common Core skills are enhanced through explicit instruction of literacy strategies, creating an environment of collaboration and student achievement in social studies and all content areas.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Jessica Henry, Columbia Borough School District, Columbia, PA, US; Kimberly Shaw, Columbia Borough School District, Columbia, PA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
416
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Poster Session-Challenging Social Injustice with PBS’s POV Documentaries


Through a case-study of "If a Tree Falls," PBS’s POV series presents strategies for using documentary film to enhance Common Core literacy skills and prepare young people to challenge injustice.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Jamie Dobie, POV | American Documentary (PBS), Brooklyn, NY, US; Eliza Licht, POV | American Documentary (PBS), Brooklyn, NY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
778
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Poster Session-Moving Students to Action through the CORE


This presentation will introduce participants to a social studies project that integrates social studies, reading/language arts and service learning. Participants will receive examples of the lessons developed.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Nichelle Boyd-Robinson, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, US; Virginia Moore, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, US; Thea Williams-Black, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
370
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Poster Session-Teaching Controversy: Bringing the Fight to the History Classroom


Learn classroom-tested methods for addressing controversial topics (specifically the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and GLBTQ rights) such as utilizing primary sources and language arts integration.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Arch Grieve, Dayton Regional STEM School, Kettering, OH, US; Kevin Lydy, Dayton Regional STEM School, Kettering, OH, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
36
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Poster Session-Compromise or Conflict: Bipartisanship Reality or Figment of American Imagination?


Fiscal cliff. Health care reform. Immigration. Each illustrates difficulty of political compromise. Come explore how to integrate success and failure of bipartisanship in U.S. history as documented in primary sources.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Tina Ellsworth, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Zach White, Kiowa County Schools, Greensburg, KS, US; Laura Collins, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Ashley McKee, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Megan Unger, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Mark Schlitz, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Joe O'Brien, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
223
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Poster Session-Meet the New We the People, Enhanced EBook!


Go beyond the traditional text. This ebook allows students to create portfolios, collaborate with peers and access video clips, speeches, primary source documents and much more without leaving their screen.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Maria Gallo, Center for Civic Education, Woodland Hills,, CA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
803
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Poster Session-Increasing Elementary Teacher Candidates' Engagement in Civic Duty


An action research study designed to increase teacher candidate’s disposition towards civic engagement, beginning with increasing their knowledge of current events, leading to the development of an informed opinion.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Anneliese Worster, Salem State University, Salem, MA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
553
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Poster Session-It’s Constitutional: Creating Knowledgeable Citizens


Your students probably know about the First Amendment, but what do they really know about the Constitution? Discover some ways to introduce your students to this invaluable document.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Karen Washington, Watertown High School, Watertown, MA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
790
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Poster Session-Addressing Common Core and NCSS Standards: Power, Authority and Governance


Successfully address Common Core and NCSS Standards with POWERFUL P.A.G. teaching and learning experiences and information for the Middle School. Multiple handouts; DVDs; computer links.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Frederick Isele, Western Illinois University, Moline,, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
548
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Poster Session-May It Please the Court: Six Decisions Addressing Social Justice


Decisions of the United States Supreme Court impact every aspect of people's lives. This presentation will demystify and provide teaching strategies on 6 landmark cases.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Peter Stelzer, Shanghai American School, Shanghai, , CN

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
874
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