Middle Level-Jr. High School

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

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

Room: 
Independence East
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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Declaring Independence… Again & Again


Comparing the Declaration of Independence to documents that echo its core principles illustrates how citizens have employed these principles to forge new frontiers in individual and human rights.

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

"Bill Fetsko, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA; Kelly Govain, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA"

Room: 
305
session id: 
105
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The Will of the People: Balancing Competing Sets of Values


Every generation of citizens determines how best to balance our shared democratic values. An examination of events in American history illustrates how our value positions change according to differing circumstances.

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

"Bill Fetsko, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
100
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Fostering Historical Thinking and Imagination through Primary Source Instruction


"This session is aimed at empowering middle and secondary history teachers to integrate written, visual, and aural primary sources taken from the Library of Congress: Teaching with Primary Sources website."

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

"James Schul, Winona State University, Winona, MN"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
101
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America's Best Idea: Integrate National Park Service into Social Studies


National parks are national treasures but many teachers are unaware of the educational benefits; explore how you can use the National Park Service as an extended classroom.

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

"Kimble Talley, National Park Service, Harpers Ferry, WV"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
74
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Comprehension Literacy Strategies for Enhancing Middle School History Pedagogy


Middle school students face complex textbook reading as they explore history and its ramifications. This poster presentation shares research on best practices for enhancing comprehension of history textbook readings.

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

"Lisa Crayton, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
77
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