Civics & Government

Poster Session-Yes! There IS Room for Literacy in Social Studies Instruction!


Can I encourage students to synthesize content while fostering literacy? This high energy, interactive session demonstrates nuts and bolts strategies to foster content and instructional shifts for college/career readiness.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Lisa Hardwig, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US; Justin Reese, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US; Heidi Trexler, School District of Lancaster, , PA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
749
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Poster Session-World on the Brink: Communication, Foreign Policy, and U.S.-USSR


You are Kennedy or Khrushchev and the year is 1962. Will you make the right decision or plunge the world into nuclear darkness? It’s your decision now.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Mary Theresa Hallock-Morris, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN, US; Gary Morris, McLean County High School, Calhoun, KY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
802
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Poster Session-Stand. Speak. Act.


Transform your classroom into an emotionally safe environment geared to deliberate controversial topics so students will be prepared to challenge global injustice and promote the common good.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Wendy Scott, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
439
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Poster Session-Unpacking the Common Core: Informational Text and Elementary Social Studies


Informational texts expand children's social studies knowledge. From tradebooks to primary sources and Internet websites, teachers unpack standards to plan social studies lessons. Participants collect ideas for meaningful social studies.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Judy Britt, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
418
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Poster Session-Reading and Listening with Purpose: Controversial Lyrics and the Common Core


This session will demonstrate literacy strategies aligned with the Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies for teaching about controversial issues using song lyrics as non-fiction text sources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Rachel Bender, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY, US; Kimberlee Sharp, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
385
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Poster Session-Teaching the U.S. Constitution: The Founders and Social Justice


James Madison Fellows will share challenging, innovative, teacher-developed lessons using best-practice instructional strategies and standards engaging students in studying and evaluating constitutional principles such as justice and the general welfare.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
634
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Poster Session-Feel Like Somebody's Watching? 1984 and Government Power


Teachers can develop literacy skills, citizenship, and cultural awareness in students by pairing ideas from commonly taught novels with current issues to make learning relevant and meaningful for students.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Jaime Festa-Daigle, Lake Havasu High School, Lake Havasu City, AZ, US; Tania Gray, Lake Havasu Unified School District, Lake Havasu City, AZ, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
643
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Democratic Peace or Democratic Abuse: Reading the Sources


Does democracy support human rights and equal participation? This interdisciplinary session will use primary sources and current research to show that democracies are more like dictatorships than we might think.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Michael Vogler, Coconino High School/Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, US; Paula Wright, Coconino High School/Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
837
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Everyone Speaks, Everyone Listens: Incorporating Evidence-Based Deliberation in Secondary Classrooms


Tired of ungrounded and unbalanced student discussions? Learn an evidence-based deliberation model that incorporates core literacy skills using ELA-correlated lessons and involves all students in your class.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Nisan Chavkin, Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago, Chicago, IL, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
636
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Social Studies + Math > Walmart?


When a 99,000-square-foot Wal-Mart was proposed adjacent to a school and a fragile ecosystem, students and teachers used civic engagement and math to fight back.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Kim Lester, Bosque School, Albuquerque, NM, US; Dan Otter, Bosque School and University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
713
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