Middle Level-Jr. High School

Islamic Achievements: An Exploration through Primary Sources


Learn to use primary sources from the World Digital Library; teach students how to analyze and explore written and visual works from the golden age of Islamic achievement.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Courtney Ferrari, Valley Catholic Middle School, Beaverton, OR; Sarah Standish, Lincoln High School, Portland, OR

Room: 
603
session id: 
225
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Exploring the Use of Realia to Enhance Student Learning


Presenters share various realia collected from their travels to enhance students' knowledge of the world. Participants will be encouraged to examine their own travels and surroundings to promote global connections.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Chelsea Woods, Salem-Keizer School District, Salem, OR; Courtney Wehner, Dallas School District 2, Dallas, OR

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
796
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Breaking Down Stereotypes: Teaching Students about Diversity among American Citizens


Recognizing barriers created by stereotypes is essential when teaching students about diversity we face each and every day. Addressing those stereotypes and removing them is important for helping students learn.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Jona Hall, Marietta City Schools, Marietta, OH

Room: 
204
session id: 
680
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Accessing Social Studies with Technology for the UDL Way


Universal Design for Learning provides a blueprint for creating instructional goals, methods, materials, and assessments that work for everyone, improving inclusion and accessibility with ready-to-implement strategies, tools and resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Julie Moore, Central Kitsap School District, Seabeck, WA

Room: 
607
session id: 
69
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Journey from the Dust


Economic and environmental collapse of the 1930s and the will to survive sends one young man on a journey from the Oklahoma dust to a new life in the northwest.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Michael McClinton, Living Voices, Seattle, WA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
497
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Public Opinion: Who Cares and Why Should You?


Integrating a study of public opinion into Social Studies, Math, Science, and English. Students will review, create, and write about surveys and other methods of opinion taking with technology.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Shawn Quinn, Henry Moss Middle School, Bowling Green, KY; Keri Mosier, Henry Moss Middle School, Bowling Green, KY; Chloe Harper, Henry Moss Middle School, Bowling Green, KY; Sharyn Bailey, Henry Moss Middle School, Bowling Green, KY

Room: 
307
session id: 
800
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Symphony for the Movements: Social Conceptions and the Digital Age


Session facilitates activities that prompt classroom discussions relative to changing patterns of exposure to music media and relationships to social literacies. Participants will partake in activities and receive classroom materials.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Douglas Hatch, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois; Linda Wedwick, Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Thomas Lucey, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
901
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Using Digital Windows to Open the World of Geography


Participants will explore ways to selectively integrate online resources into their geography courses. When properly adopted, these techniques will aid in promoting critical thinking, multicultural awareness, and global interdependence.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Eric Moyen, Lee University, Cleveland, TN; Ashley Shankles, Jasper Middle School, Jasper, TN

Room: 
212
session id: 
1012
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From the Dominican Republic to the USA, Facilitating Student Collaboration


Global understanding and digital literacy are essential for our students' connected future. We will share how one question began a three-year student-led project based learning global partnership.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Kay Conners, Auburn Middle School/Fauquier County Public Schools, Warrenton, VA; Livia Marlene Perez, Carol Morgan School, Santo Domingo,

Room: 
213
session id: 
705
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Raiders of the Lost Arts: Meeting National Core Literacy Standards


Imagine students devouring history: reading documents, taking notes, intense huddled-discussions. Participants will create standard-aligned, hands-on lessons and leave with ancient artifact replicas and strategies to engage low socioeconomic students.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

James Dewey, Liberty Middle School, Camas, WA; Martell Beth, Liberty Middle School, Camas, WA; Tony Dangerfield, Liberty Middle School, Camas, WA

Room: 
603
session id: 
871
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