Middle Level-Jr. High School

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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Tell Me a Story: Teaching Geography through Folktales


Authentic world literature will bring the themes of historical, human, physical, and environmental geographies to life for students. Stories will be provided and examples of hands-on activities will be demonstrated.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Pat Batteley, Cobblestone Publishing, Peterborough, NH, US; Elizabeth Carpentiere, Cobblestone Publishing, Peterborough, NH, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
688
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Global Issues: Innovate with an Interdisciplinary Approach


The complex nature of global issues provides educators an opportunity to teach using a multidisciplinary approach. This technologically driven presentation will deliver ideas and ready-to-use resources to do just that.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Kurt Johnson, American School of Bombay, Mumbai, India

Room: 
126
session id: 
307
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Local Archaeology: Starting a “Dig”… The Story Continues


Having worked with a historical society, professional archeologists, and schools, we now conclude a story started at the 2012 NCSS annual conference explaining how one might incorporate active archeological research into the curriculum.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Michael Gray, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, US; Douglas Lare, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, US; Lucia Levan, Harrison Morton Middle School, Allentown, PA, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
436
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Gateway to Freedom: Language and Legacy of the American Revolution


How did antebellum abolitionists use the rhetoric of the Revolution in their reform efforts? We’ll use documents to explore how the theme of freedom connects multiple eras in American history.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Elizabeth Lambert, Miscoe Hill School, Mendon, MA, US; Kathleen Barker, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA, US; Jayne Gordon, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
645
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