Middle Level-Jr. High School

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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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-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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Poster Session-Clozing the Gap with Common Core and U.S. History


Learn techniques that will help you develop a rich U.S. History class. At the end you will be able to incorporate non-fiction text and political cartoons effectively in your classroom.

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

Christian Cogdill, Memphis City Schools, Memphis, TN, US; Kat McRitchie, Memphis Teacher Residency, Memphis, TN, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
877
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Poster Session-Questioning Stategies for American History and Meeting the Common Core


Explore five questioning strategies to enable on-level and inclusion students to succeed with American history while meeting Common Core standards. Strategies will be modeled with a transcontinental railroad unit. Handouts

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

Vivian Bernstein, Social Studies School Service, Culver City, CA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
246
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Poster Session-Mapping Movement: Digitizing Refugee Conflicts to Enhance Global Understanding


Refugee conflicts present political, geographical, and social complexities. Learn how to teach and engage students in meaningful, dynamic ways by using Meograph, a 4-dimensional map-based digital timeline and story-telling tool.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Stephanie Wujcik, The Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, PA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
365
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Poster Session-Learning Global Competencies: A "Teachers for Global Classroom Teacher" (IREX)


Learn and sample how global competencies are integrated in a geography curriculum.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Laura Ross, Rockwood South Middle School, Fenton, MO, US; Stacy Stibal, Parkway Central Middle School, Chesterfield, MO

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
48
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Poster Session-Climbing the Family Tree to Historical Thinking


Dig deeply into family history with K-8 students. The research process along with oral history and photo/document analysis allows students to engage in historical thinking and authentic literacy experiences.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Katie Knapp, Kent State University, Kent, OH, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
229
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