Middle Level-Jr. High School

Where the Heck is Micronesia?


Which Pacific island uses giant stone money and which hosted the Pacific Fleet during WWII? How have these islands maintained their rich traditions despite four eras of imperialism?

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

Suzanne Acord, Mid-Pacific Institute, Honolulu, HI

Room: 
207
session id: 
172
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Evidence and Argument in Social Studies Inquiries


Presents disciplinary literacy instruction responsive to the C3 Framework and Common Core Standards. Shows how learners can apply close reading to gather evidence and the Toulmin Model to compose arguments.

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

David Moore, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ

Room: 
312
session id: 
173
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Interactive Atlas: Making Maps that Combine Geography and Inquiry


Using online atlas tools, students create maps illustrating investigations and conclusions; examples range from annotated Civil War battles maps to maps analyzing GDP and life expectancy in Africa.

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

Molly Farrow, SAS Institute, Cary, NC

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
174
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Hop Aboard to Mexico City


Join TCI to experience a lesson that explores spatial inequality. You’ll ""travel"" to four neighborhoods in Mexico City. Ultimately, you'll write a newspaper article describing the extreme inequalities you observed.

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

Bert Bower, TCI, Mountain View, CA, @TeachTCI

Room: 
110
session id: 
160
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Building a Powerful Personal Learning Network


Join TCI and start building your own professional development learning community. We’ll show you the best websites, online communities, and blogs that will help you become a better teacher.

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

Brian Thomas, TCI, Mountain View, CA, @TeachTCI

Room: 
110
session id: 
161
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10 Ways to Flip Your Classroom


Join TCI to discover powerful web tools and pedagogy to help you flip your classroom and supercharge classroom instruction time.

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

Brian Thomas, TCI, Mountain View, CA, @TeachTCI

Room: 
107
session id: 
162
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Everyday Civics: Developing Citizens of a Connected World


When they shop, eat, or speak, your students are affecting their communities, consciously or not. Teach civics as a mindset, developing your students into deliberate citizens of a connected world.

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

Kim Machnik, Heifer International, Rutland, MA, @heifer

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
151
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Wait . . . I Teach Language Arts Now? Embracing the Common Core


There is more in your textbook than you may know...With limited resources, you can effectively teach and ultimately master Common Core's Literacy and Writing standards for social studies.

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

William Ryan, Newtown Middle School, Newtown, CT

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
135
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Can Museum-Style Projects, the Classroom, and Inquiry Mix?


Have you ever turned your class into a museum? Learn a process museums use to create hands-on exhibits and apply it to your projects through the inquiry process.

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

Lynne Zalesak, Jackson Middle School, Houston Independent School District, Houston, TX

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
124
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Using Game-Play to Explore Historical Events from Multiple Perspectives


Explore National Geographic's 3D interactive—The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom—from the perspective of an escaping slave. Students analyze information and make decisions as they encounter historical figures and primary sources.

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

Elaine Larson, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
127
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