Middle Level-Jr. High School

NCSS Notable Trade Book Committee Author Talk


Come to this session to listen to authors Helen Wilbur and Katherine Schlick Noe talk about their work and how it relates to social studies.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Gregory Imbur, Goshen College, Goshen, IN; Scott Waters, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS; Doug Selwyn, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY; Kristy Brugar, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Room: 
3A
session id: 
390
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Exploring Asia through Performing Arts


Explore Asia through its performing arts and receive the featured curriculum unit, "Performing Arts of Asia," published by The Seattle Times and UW's Jackson School of International Studies.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Mary Cingcade, East Asia Resource Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Tikka Sears, Southeast Asia Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
494
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My Pocket to the World: Student Voice with Mobile Technologies


The proliferation of mobile technologies has incited a new ecology of teaching and learning in the social studies. Presenters will explore applications of mobile devices to facilitate student engagement.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Kori Green, El Dorado Middle School, El Dorado, KS; Teresa Bergstrom, Dunedin Highland Middle School Center for Gifted Studies, Dunedin, FL; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Joseph O'Brien, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Tom Daccord, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA; Justin Reich, Harvard Graduate School of Educa

Room: 
303
session id: 
18
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Seeing is Believing: Media/Visual Literacy with National Geographic Education


Images can reveal faraway places and unimaginable truths -- but they also have the power to mislead and misrepresent. Integrate media effectively with FREE NG Education resources and strategies.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Patricia Norris, National Geographic Education, Washington, DC; Sean O'Connor, National Geographic Education, Washington, DC

Room: 
201
session id: 
930
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World News in 10 X 10 and a 160!


Need some ideas and tools to connect Current Events, Geography, History and Language Arts? Then join this captivating and inspiring presentation using innovative Web 2.0 tools.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Ron Peck, Three Rivers School District, Grants Pass, OR; Rachele Lamoureux, Minot Public School District, Minot, ND

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
878
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Abortion, the Death Penalty and Genocide: Controversial Public Issues


This session utilizes decision-making curriculum to promote an understanding of historical significance. Students will actively research controversial questions and discuss solutions that mimic democratic participation and historical inquiry.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Star Nance, Little Axe Public Schools, Norman, OK

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
141
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High Tech Community Partnerships: Transforming Students into Active Citizens


Let's play video games to learn about our government and become active citizens! In this interactive presentation participants will learn how to develop community partnerships through free on-line gaming.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Karon LeCompte, Baylor University, Waco, TX; Brooke Blevins, Baylor University, Waco, TX; Karen McDonald, Waco Independent School District, Waco, TX; Berkley Scroggins, Baylor Law School, Waco, TX; Sunny Wells, Baylor University, Waco, TX

Room: 
3B
session id: 
875
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A Modern-Day Student's Search in an Ancient Society


Care to turn the "So what?" student opinion to history on its head? This session offers strategies and resources to make ancient history an investigative, "Now what?" search for answers.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Sarah Lockenvitz, Washington Middle School, Seattle, WA

Room: 
607
session id: 
984
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Archaeologists and Historians: Opening Windows to People of the Past


How do archaeologists and historians investigate the past? Step into the roles of these professionals to authentically analyze and evaluate 18th-century evidence to bring the past to life.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Tab Broyles, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA; Jenny Pierce, Oak Hills Elementary School, Beaverton, OR

Room: 
203
session id: 
991
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Stranded Island Assignment: How Students Create and Maintain Societal Constructs


Students were asked to develop social constructs on a simulated stranded island. The students compared and contrasted historical events, and establish a personal connection to the past.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Juan Walker, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
35
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