Geography

Map Your Way! Teaching with Historical World Maps


Explore the historic map collection at the Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Learn core concepts for teaching with maps and searching and using digital historic map collections.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:00pm - 3:55pm
Presenters: 

Michelle LeBlanc, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Room: 
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street
session id: 
1347
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Map Your Way! Teaching with Historical World Maps


Explore the historic map collection at the Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Learn core concepts for teaching with maps and searching and using digital historic map collections.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

Michelle LeBlanc, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Room: 
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street
session id: 
1346
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Map Your Way! Teaching with Historical World Maps


Explore the historic map collection at the Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Learn core concepts for teaching with maps and searching and using digital historic map collections.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Presenters: 

Michelle LeBlanc, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Room: 
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street
session id: 
1345
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Map Your Way! Teaching with Historical World Maps


Explore the historic map collection at the Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Learn core concepts for teaching with maps and searching and using digital historic map collections.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Presenters: 

Michelle LeBlanc, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Room: 
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street
session id: 
1344
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A Literacy Ride of Paul Revere


Use engaging hands-on language arts activities developed from fiction and nonfiction texts to teach social studies as an inclusive content-rich discipline that strengthens reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Shirley Lomax, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR; Judith Lowery, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR

Room: 
105
session id: 
1271
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Keeping Geography Animated: Using Film to Teach Geography


This presentation describes how teachers can use animated films to teach elementary students geography while at the same time teaching inquiry skills. Examples and resources will be provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm - 3:25pm
Presenters: 

Joshua Kenna, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Room: 
Liberty B
session id: 
1249
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Teaching Geography with Coffee and Coffee with Geography


Nothing in the world besides oil is traded more actively than coffee, and no commodity is as interesting to students. Learn how to brew coffee education in your own classes.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:00am - 8:55am
Presenters: 

James Hayes-Bohanan, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA, @jhayesboh

Room: 
311
session id: 
1240
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Teachers and Travel: Making Geographic Connections


Literature review examines benefits of teachers who travel, as they return excited to teach about the world; social studies and geography come to life by visiting places beyond one's backyard.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:00am - 8:55am
Presenters: 

Shari Solberg-Ayers, Kyrene Public Schools and Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Sandra Senior-Dauer, New England History Teachers Association, Chester, CT

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1236
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Using Writing to Promote Geospatial Thinking in Middle School Classrooms


Learn strategies for developing writing prompts to enhance middle school students' geospatial thinking. Samples of writing prompts, grading rubric and students' work will be shared. Resources will be distributed.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

Eui-kyung Shin, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL; Kelli Hamilton, Clinton Rosette Middle School, DeKalb, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1209
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City Mouse, Country Mouse- An Exchange to Examine Cultural Landscapes


The focus of an exchange field trip was to compare and contrast cultural landscapes along with preconceived notions of an urban and rural area in the state.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Allison Hunt, duPont Manual High School, Louisville, KY; Matt Oates, Muhlenberg Co. High School, Greenville, KY

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1188
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