Middle Level-Jr. High School

Social Studies + Math > Walmart?


When a 99,000-square-foot Wal-Mart was proposed adjacent to a school and a fragile ecosystem, students and teachers used civic engagement and math to fight back.

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

Kim Lester, Bosque School, Albuquerque, NM, US; Dan Otter, Bosque School and University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
713
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Making Common Core Commonplace: Using Visuals to Accommodate Literacy Standards


Visual literacy strategies to meet Common Core Literacy Standards, focusing on U.S. and world history topics. A Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Project.

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

Mark Newman, National Louis University, Chicago, IL, US

Room: 
263
session id: 
428
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Getting History Write: Common Core Strategies for Your Classroom


How do you get your students to write about history without falling flat or plagiarizing? Learn the strategies you need using primary sources.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Kate Coombs, Gibbs Smith Publisher, Kaysville, UT, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
392
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Was ___ War Justifiable: A Student-Driven Investigation


A student-centered, adaptable unit that includes teaching strategies to help students learn more about their own, individual values while using skills related to research and the Common Core standards.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Brittany Lare, Medford Township Public Schools, Medford, NJ, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
518
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Inside My New Interactive Notebook: Linking CCSS and Digital Literacy


Replace drab, uninspired student notebooks with technology-blended interactive notebooks. Engage students in manipulating information about social studies standards using several types of writing and innovative graphic techniques. Ready-to-use resources provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

April Blakely, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, US; Amy Horton, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
368
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Uncovering the Secrets of an Artifact


A mysterious artifact inspires students, grades 3-8, to think like archaeologists as they use informational text and context clues to make predictions, evaluate hypotheses, and draw conclusions. Lesson plan provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Laura Ferries, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, US; Mary Fortney, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
658
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History as Biostory through Children’s Literature


The presentation will focus on strategies for teaching biographical information about historical figures through children’s literature. Five strategies will be described and modeled. Resources will be provided for the strategies.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Dorothy Blanks, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, US; Jeremiah Clabough, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, US; William Cole, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, US; Michael Lewis, Loudon County Schools, Loudon, TN, US; Nefertari Yancie, Huffman Middle School, Birmingham, AL, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
11
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Teaching Sustainability Using Online Geospatial Technologies with iPad Apps


Enhance students’ critical thinking and problem-solving to improve sustainability of the world using geospatial technology including ArcGIS Applications on iPAD. Step-by-step demonstrations and lesson plans will be shared

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Thomas Baker, Esri, Redlands, CA, US; Eui-kyung Shin, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, US

Room: 
264
session id: 
879
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"We Can't Wait to Act!" Simulating Global Climate Change Summits


TThis presentation will help teachers develop simulations of global climate conferences to improve student understanding of the science and politics of global climate change.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Stephane Alrivy, Springfield, VA, ; Turtle Haste, Taylor Middle School, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM, ; Dean Vesperman, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
77
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Currency Notes: History, Economics and the Common Core


Highlighting biographies of statesmen featured on currency notes and noting features of currency, history and economics will be integrated using Common Core Standards. Free interactive lesson plans and free technology!

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Jeannette Bennett, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis-- Memphis Branch, Memphis, TN, US

Room: 
265
session id: 
425
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