Middle Level-Jr. High School

Poster Session-Essential Understandings from the Smithsonian’s American Indian Museum


K-12 educators are invited to preview NMAI’s “Essential Understandings about American Indians.” Learn to use exciting American Indian content to address Common Core and other social studies standards.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Edwin Schupman, National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
372
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Poster Session-Social Studies Skills, The Core Tools of a History Detective


Use social studies detective tools to uncover historical evidence found on envelopes containing stamps, postmarks, artwork, and other written documents: letters, speeches, diaries to hook students on history.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Kris McIntosh, FDC Lessons, Ft. Worth, TX, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
141
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Poster Session-Middle Schoolers Are TakingITGlobal to Save the World


Easy to use teaching strategies for a progressive project-based learning model for middle schoolers where students collaborate to solve global issues like human rights, gender equality, and environmental sustainability.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Geoff Agnor, Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn, NY, US; Jennifer Klein, World Leadership School, Denver, CO, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
431
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Poster Session-Sounds of Change: Music and the Civil Rights Movement


Incorporate the use of music as a tool for teaching the civil rights movement of the 1950's and 1960's. Participants will listen to and analyze lyrics of "movement music."

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Terri Stephens, Hamilton Middle School, Memphis, TN, UM

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
525
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Poster Session-Religion in the Public Schools: Guidelines for Teachers


This session will provide helpful guidelines for how teachers can approach the topic of religion in the public school classroom while remaining within the law and respecting students' rights.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Ben Bindewald, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US; Rory Tannebaum, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US; Patrick Womac, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
853
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Poster Session-My America, Your America!


Using the NYTimes Learning Network, you will examine interactive maps and primary sources to bring the immigrant experience to life. You can make your student a world citizen!

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Kay Conners, Fauquier County Public Schools, Warrenton, VA, US; Rachelle Lamoureux, Minot Public Schools, Minot, ND, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
850
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Poster Session-Down. Set. Hut! Using History Huddles for Content Reading/Writing


This session utilizes history huddles to promote reading and writing in middle school geography. Students will actively engage in literacy using the effective instructional strategy of literature circles.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Starlynn Nance, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
86
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Poster Session-Analyze That!: Social Studies Literacies for 21st-Century Citizens


Attendees will practice, and gain knowledge of, several effective literacy strategies that are used to encourage analysis of both traditional and 21st century texts in the era of Common Core.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Anne Beck, Dibble Middle School, Dibble, OK, US; Daniel Krutka, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
944
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Poster Session-“Why Can’t We Do Something?” Exploring How Nations Resolve Disputes


War or “hug it out”: Learn how to integrate international conflict resolution into a history by engaging students in online diplomatic crises that are grounded in U.S. historical events.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Kori Green, El Dorado Middle School, El Dorado, KS, US; Brianna Lawrence, Connected Foundations, New York, NY, US; Jamie Sawatzky, Rocky Run Middle School, Chantilly, VA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
314
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Poster Session-Inductive and Deducative Reasoning Open the Gateway to Powerful Learning


Sustain K-12 social studies classroom expectations with inductive and deductive reasoning that inspire students to explore concepts, identify details, generate possibilities, and view from multiple perspectives using 20 effective approaches.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Marilyn Friga, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, US; Nancy Gallavan, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
397
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