Middle Level-Jr. High School

Service Learning


Educators will gain valuable tools and examples to best help facilitate service learning in their classroom and schools.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Madeline Lohman, The Advocates for Human Rights, Minneapolis, MN, @The_Advocates; Emily Farell, The Advocates for Human Rights, Minneapolis, MN, @The_Advocates

Room: 
309
session id: 
1293
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Making NHD More Accessible


Ready to overcome NHD obstacles? Prepare yourself to take on a project with any learner. Get going with classroom tested tips and tricks that are guaranteed to simplify the process.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Elaina Hveding, Begich Middle School, Anchorage, AK; Lakhita Banks, Clark Middle School, Anchorage, AK

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1285
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Structured Sequencing in Middle School Common Core-Based History Units


Common Core State Standards caused states to redesign social studies content standards. Session presents how teachers at a middle school used structured unit sequencing frameworks to meet these new demands.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Presenters: 

Allen Guidry, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; Taylor Moore, Greene County Middle School, Snow Hill, NC; Thomas Loftin, Greene County Middle School, Snow Hill, NC; Chris Lane, Greene County Middle School, Snow Hill, NC

Room: 
308
session id: 
1287
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Crossing Borders with Educational Bridges: Teaching English in Poland Program


The Teaching English in Poland Program offers American teachers and college students a unique summer opportunity to foster global connections, build intercultural competence, and experience Poland.

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

Teresa G. Wojcik, Villanova University, Villanova, PA; Mary Kay Pieski, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1275
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Got Me Readin' Dirty: Primary Sources and Visual Literacy!


Primary Sources offer a sophisticated, yet approachable, way to build enduring understandings and teach 21st century skills. Learn multiple ways to teach vocabulary and reading comprehension with “Dirty” resources!

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

Jessica Flock, The Peoples Project, Laramie, WY

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1277
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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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Creating a Historical Persona: Inquiry-Based Learning at its Best


Make history come alive for your students as they complete inquiry based historical projects and assume the persona of the historical figure they are researching and presenting to their classmates.

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

Amy Rogers, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1263
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Still on the Warpath? Native Americans and Persistent Cultural Insensitivity


Teachers will be able to help students take informed action based on their critiques of bias and misrepresentations within Native American texts as they also engage in 21st Century Skills.

Time: 
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

David LaVere, Clemson University, Clemson, SC; Bea Bailey, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Room: 
312
session id: 
1260
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Marching to the Mountaintop: Notable Books Make the Climb Memorable


Using NCSS Notable Trade Books to teach the civil rights movement provides rich opportunities to address the 4C’s of Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking, Collaborating, and Communicating. Learn how! Materials Included.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:40pm - 5:35pm
Presenters: 

Stephanie Wasta, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Room: 
303
session id: 
1261
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Facing Fear: Challenging Arab Caricature in the U.S.


Confront caricature in popular and commercial media, explore its history and the harmful stereotypes it generates, and contrast these stereotypes with the lived experiences of Arab Americans.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Jennice McCafferty-Wright, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, @JenniceMWright

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1244
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