Middle Level-Jr. High School

You Can Do It! Facilitating a Dynamic Inclusion Classroom


Led by a sixteen-year veteran of the Chicago Public Schools, this workshop will explore teaching and learning strategies that fully engage student learners and raise rigor in the inclusive classroom.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Ray Kinzie, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinois

Room: 
205
session id: 
650
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Vantage Point: One Window, Two Views


Participants will see examples of historical events and how different each event is presented based on the writers involvement or affiliation. Strategies include literacy, art, and critical thinking.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Adam Floyd, Lee University, Cleveland, TN; Carl Boyton, Lee University, Cleveland, TN

Room: 
606
session id: 
909
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Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners through Graphic Novels


Graphic novels can be used effectively to meet the needs of diverse learners including English learners and students with special needs. Student-made graphic novels and rubrics will be shared.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Margarita Jimenez-Silva, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Ruth Luevanos, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA

Room: 
3A
session id: 
1022
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The Convergence of Three Civilizations: An Explorationinto Interdisciplinary Instruction


Explore the possibilities of interdisciplinary instruction through a model unit: Three Civilizations Converging: Europe, Africa, and the Americas! Teacher-tested interdisciplinary strategies involving history, literacy, and visual arts will be modeled.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Kristy Brugar, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI

Room: 
307
session id: 
20
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Using Digital Media: Content in Your Classroom in Just Seconds!


Explore the new interactive Digital Classroom created by the Newseum! Free to teachers, the site offers award-winning videos, viewing guides and lesson plans that help students become knowledgeable media consumers.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Maggie Crawford, Newseum, Washington, DC; Deborah Minchin, New Rochelle High School, New Rochelle, NY

Room: 
205
session id: 
395
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World of Change: Journey to Joburg, a South African Story


The injustice and oppression of apartheid in South Africa left people of color with limited opportunities. Political pressure, access to education, and increasing opportunities have created an impetus for change.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Kris Bertelsen, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis--Little Rock Branch, Little Rock, AR

Room: 
211
session id: 
188
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Teaching about Global Interconnectedness and Interdependence by Using Literature


This interactive session engages participants in discussing how to use literature in teaching about world cultures and global issues. Notable Social Studies Trade Books (2004 - 20011) will be discussed.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Sung Choon Park, Seoul National University, Seoul,

Room: 
310
session id: 
562
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Social Studies to Infinity and Beyond


The presentation will focus on creative strategies to teach U.S. History. The five strategies will be described and modeled by the presenters. Resources will be provided for the five strategies.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Jeremiah Clabough, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Michael Lewis, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Gary Cole, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Lance McConkey, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Dorothy Blanks, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Room: 
607
session id: 
83
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China's Minority Cultures Reflect Their Regional Environment


Culture reflects environment. China's cultural groups are discovered through students examining language, geographic location, economics, and customs to synthesize information in the creation of a three-dimensional museum exhibit.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Sarah Segal, Hood River Middle School, Hood River, OR; Michael Becker, Hood River Middle School, Hood River, OR

Room: 
3A
session id: 
1008
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Visual Literacy: Making Visual Primary Sources Worth 1,000 Words


Visual literacy strategies and classroom-ready lessons to build student content mastery and skills in US History for all learners. A Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Project.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Mark Newman, National-Louis University, Chicago, IL; Kathleen Sheridan, National-Louis University, Chicago, IL

Room: 
606
session id: 
548
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