Middle Level-Jr. High School
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.
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
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.
Marilyn Friga, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, US; Nancy Gallavan, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, US
This session examines how to dynamically engage students in inquiry and critical thinking activities about important social issues using U.S. monuments. Handouts of resources and materials will be provided.
William B. Russell III, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US; Stewart Waters, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, US
Find a new and engaging way to integrate the CCSS ELA Standards into your class through the use of art and historical empathy. Lessons provided.
Jason Endacott, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US; Christian Goering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US; Ginney Wright, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US
Capitalize on Common Core Standards and leverage the learning potential of Model United Nations research through a student-created multiple-media campaign for real-life issues.
Nancy Smith, Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, US
Using an online interactive atlas, students can create maps that teach challenging global concepts; topics range from embargoed countries to the relationship between GDP and life expectancy in African countries.
Molly Farrow, SAS Institute, Cary, NC, US
Transcend traditional media in your current issues class! This poster highlights the use of hip hop and popular Egyptian music to explore Arab Spring and current issues in Egypt.
Omar Hafez, Kafr el Sheikh University, Kafr el-Sheikh, , EG; Ryan Knowles, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US; Jennice McCafferty-Wright, University of Missouri and North Callaway R-1 Schools, Columbia, MO, US
In this innovative unit students become cadets in a fictional military college dedicated to experiencing the importance of the French and Indian War in American History.
Brian Markwald, University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, US
We demonstrate how cognitive principles influence a learner’s critical and reflective thinking to acquire knowledge during social studies classroom activities. Specify a hands-on activity and document analysis.
Andrew Kemp, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA, US; John Pagnotti , Haynes Bridge Middle School, Alpharetta, GA, US; William Russell, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US; Juan Walker, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA, US
Poster Session-Oral History in the Social Studies Classroom: Promoting Social Justice and Cross-Cultural UnderstandingSubmitted by TimDaly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 4:41pm
The strategy of oral history as a way to develop a social justice classroom and cross-cultural understanding is discussed. Implemented with pre-service teachers, three oral history samples are analyzed.
Alberto Lopez-Carrasquillo, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL, US