Middle Level-Jr. High School

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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Poster Session-Using Historical Monuments to Examine Important Social Issues


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

William B. Russell III, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US; Stewart Waters, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
172
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Poster Session-War News From Mexico: Integrating CCSS, Art, and Historical Empathy


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Jason Endacott, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US; Christian Goering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US; Ginney Wright, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
247
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Poster Session-Beyond Words: Extending the Model United Nations Simulation into the Real World


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Nancy Smith, Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
897
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Poster Session-Go Global: Making Maps that Reflect the Interconnected World


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Molly Farrow, SAS Institute, Cary, NC, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
31
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Poster Session-Examining the Egyptian Arab Spring through Hip-Hop


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
544
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