Middle Level-Jr. High School

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-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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Poster Session-War College of the French and Indian War!


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.

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

Brian Markwald, University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
560
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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-Theoretical Cognitive Principles Applied in the Social Studies Classroom


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.

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

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

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
282
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Poster Session-Oral History in the Social Studies Classroom: Promoting Social Justice and Cross-Cultural Understanding


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Alberto Lopez-Carrasquillo, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
359
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