Middle Level-Jr. High School

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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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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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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Games and Social Media Based Learning in Social Studies Classrooms


This session presents What Would George Washington Do? a game-based learning and online social media environment which teaches students digital literacy, higher-order thinking, and collaborative problem solving skills.

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

Sol Joye, Neil Armstrong Middle School, Forest Grove, OR

Room: 
606
session id: 
950
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Using Multiple Texts to Teach Middle School World History


We will present a lesson for middle school world history to demonstrate instruction using multiple texts, cross text analysis, and the development of evidence-based claims by students.

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

Kimberly Hase Galek, Oakland Schools, Waterford, MI; Amy Bloom, Oakland Schools, Waterford, MI

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
108
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Drawn Conclusions: Challenging Middle School Students' Stereotypes about Native Americans


Presents research from middle school classrooms where students experienced curriculum that challenged their stereotypes and introduced how cultural misconceptions have been used as a weapon against minoritized groups.

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

Grant Miller, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL; Asma Khan, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

Room: 
605
session id: 
687
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A Comparative Study of American and Korean Social Studies Curricula


This study introduces the social studies curricula recently revised in the United States and South Korea and compares them. The result reveals similarities and differences in both curricula.

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

Jungsoon Choi, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, Seoul; Seung-Yun Lee, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
658
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Everything Happens Somewhere: Mapping Global Interconnectedness with National Geographic Education


Explore NatGeo Education resources including low and high-tech mapping tools with thematic layers, drawing tools, and more. Teachers working in K-12 will find value in the presented materials.

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

Sean O'Connor, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC; Alison Michel, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
911
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The Rule of Law: Bedrock for Social Justice and Equity


Teaching students at all levels that the rule of law is the basis for all democratic ideals will ensure equity, justice and opportunity for all citizens in diverse, multicultural societies.

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

H. Timothy Isaacs, The Center for Teaching the Rule of Law, Roanoke, VA; G. Michael Pace, Jr., Esq., The Center for Teaching the Rule of Law, Roanoke, VA

Room: 
213
session id: 
324
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