Middle Level-Jr. High School

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
Related:

Let's Get Phappy with Social Studies!


"Photos + Apps = a mash-up of fun! By using photography with productivity apps, your students will create wonderful projects in many unique ways! Let’s get Phappy with your imagination!"

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

"Cheryl Phililps, Philip Michael Pennington Traditional School, Manassas, VA, @philly42"

Room: 
206
session id: 
528
Related:

Bead for Life: Eradicating Poverty One Bead at a Time


The mission of Bead for Life is to create sustainable opportunities for women to lift their families out of extreme poverty by connecting people worldwide in a circle of exchange.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
Presenters: 

"Tracee Simpson, Bead for Life, Boulder, CO"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
510
Related:

A Technological Interdisciplinary Approach to Supporting Disciplinary Literacy


This presentation will provide research based cross-curricular connections using a technological interdisciplinary approach to teaching. Multi-touch digital literacy text and the integration of CCSS will be explored.

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

"Brian Hurd, Mary of Lourdes Middle School, Little Falls, MN, @brianhurd7; Vicky Cardullo , Auburn University, Auburn, AL"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
511
Related:

Studying the World through Story: Using Fiction to Implement CCSS


"Use story to captivate students while helping them enhance their research skills and achieve Common Core State Standards. Ready-to-go exercises, lesson plan suggestions, hands-on activities and other sure-fire strategies provided."

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

"Jennifer Hanson, Primary Source, Watertown, MA, @libraryjenn; Padma Venkatraman, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI; Diane Kern, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI"

Room: 
108
session id: 
500
Related:

Global Citizenship? Asian Citizenship?


"We explored global citizenship in social studies curricula of Thailand, Philippine, Brunei, and Korea. Curriculum analysis and survey method were used to see how students learn and understand global citizenship."

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

"Jungsoon Choi, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, ; Myung-Jung Kim, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, ; Jo Il Cha, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, ; Chong Uk Ahn, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, "

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
504
Related:

Change the World: Local and Global Think-Care-Act Projects


"Incorporate social-action projects in history classes and school culture. Help students think, care, and act regarding local and global problems in pragmatic, age-appropriate ways that empower rather than overwhelm them. "

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

"Susan Cannon, Episcopal Academy & Teach for Peace.org, Newtown Square, PA, @peace_ed"

Room: 
200
session id: 
493
Related:

"Tea Parties, Then and Now: Connecting History to Headlines"


"Through comparing the Tea Party of revolutionary Boston to the anti-government sentiment in modern America, this presentation focuses on the connection between historical past and contemporary conflict."

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

"Kenneth Davis, , "

Room: 
303
session id: 
485
Related:

Keep Calm and Teach Government that Inspires


Provide participants with creative strategies that simulate real-world application of civic responsibility and engage students to get involved in the democratic process for a lifetime.

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

"Regina Holland, Georgia Humanities Council, Atlanta, GA; Heather MacKenzie, Georgia Humanities Council, Atlanta, GA, @hezmac18"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
460
Related:

Using Primary Sources from the Library of Congress with Students


"Gain access to nearly 200 primary source lessons from """"American Memory"""" website; Obtain ideas on increasing use of Library of Congress resources; Learn about funding teacher training."

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

"James McConnell, Michigan Council for History Education, Livonia, MI"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
457
Related:
Syndicate content
Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on Twitter FaceBook.png rss_0.gif