Middle Level-Jr. High School

Changing your Life from Preservice Teacher to Professional Educator


This highly interactive session will help present the best ‚ÄúYOU‚Äù for landing the right job. Bring your r?©sum?© for practice interviews with the biggest names in social studies education!

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

Melissa Collum, Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI; Jennifer Morgan, West Salem Schools, West Salem, WI, @jenmorganwi

Room: 
304
session id: 
578
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100 Years of North Atlantics Neighbor Helping Neighbor


Enhance student civic learning using historic events: 1917 Halifax Explosion and 9/11. The emphasis will be on civic virtue, human/environmental interaction with historic perspectives. Lessons include primary and secondary sources.

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

Ruth Writer, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Stephen Marcotte, Beaconsfield High School, Pincourt, PQ

Room: 
306
session id: 
567
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Teaching History as Mystery: An Inquiry Strategy that Works!


Incorporate reading, writing, and thinking skills into your history curriculum by using a “History as Mystery” inquiry strategy. Experience the strategy and sample lessons that engage all learners.

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

Jana Kirchner, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Room: 
305
session id: 
568
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World Geography: Making it Memorable, Meaningful, and Fun!


Learning world geography can be both fun and meaningful! Experience and take away many proven lessons, tips, and tricks that both engage and inform students in human and physical geography!

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

Jennifer Dawson, Lost Mountain Middle School, Marietta, GA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
557
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The Digital History Classroom


Session focuses on how to create an everyday digital learning environment in the history classroom that blends flipped classroom instruction with project-based learning strategies.

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

Matthew McDonald, Porter Traditional School, Woodbridge, VA, @mattmcd44

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
551
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ResistHER: Holocaust Education and Anti-Bullying


This session will discuss the use of Holocaust literature for young adults and stories of female Holocaust resisters in the cause of anti-bullying initiatives and building a school community.

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

Sarah King, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, @kingserasera

Room: 
309
session id: 
553
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Curse or Cure: 19th Century Innovations & Advertisements


Use inquiry, critical thinking, and media literacy techniques to consider the alleged virtues of innovations showcased within 19th century advertisements. Then consider the rest of the story.

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

Jennifer Manwell, Historical Forensics & Open Fields School, West Lebanon, NH; Beth White, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Room: 
206
session id: 
555
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Practice What You Preach: History Teacher as Historian


Students of history are expected to think, read, write, speak, and listen like a historian. The precedent must therefore come from the teacher—an active historian.

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

Hadyn Call, Utah State University, Logan, UT

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
542
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Back from Oblivion: The Hunts Point Slave Burial Ground Project


The story of the Hunts Point Slave Burial Ground Project, begun two years ago by NYCDOE staff developers Brian Carlin and Phil Panaritis and teachers at PS 48, the Bronx.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:20pm - 6:15pm
Presenters: 

Philip Panaritis, NY City Department of Education, New York, NY; Brian Carlin, NY City Department of Education, New York, NY; Justin Czarka, PS 48, NY City Department of Education, New York, NY

Room: 
305
session id: 
535
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Thoughtful Student Questions Reap Rich Results


Students need help formulating effective search questions to inform their study. Let’s explore techniques and strategies for success from the Right Question Institute, Information Fluency, Common Sense Media, and others.

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

Sara Armstrong, Sara Armstrong Consulting, Berkeley, CA

Room: 
308
session id: 
526
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