Middle Level-Jr. High School

Project Citizen, Electronically Speaking


In the session, participants will discuss how students can take an active role to affect public policy in their communities. Explore how to develop electronic portfolios of the class issue.

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

Maria Gallo, Center for Civic Education, Woodland Hills,, CA, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
811
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Making it Happen: Historical Thinking in Ancient and Modern Times


Using primary and secondary resources from ancient Rome and current events, participants will learn how to develop student's skills in historical thinking and reading. Ready-to-go lessons and strategies are provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Douglass Behse, Singapore American School, Singapore; Matthew Elms, Singapore American School, Singapore; Jennifer Koltutsky, Singapore American School, Singapore

Room: 
127
session id: 
2
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Going Global with Google Maps and Apps


Globalize your classroom with Google maps & apps: infuse your lessons with Google to bring the past to the present, and the far away to next door.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Eric Langhorst, Discovery Middle School, Liberty, MO, US; Alexandria Mooney, Maplewood-Richmond Heights Middle School, Maplewood, MO, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
278
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From Appleknockers to Zizzers: Exploring America's Best High-School Nicknames


Witches, Battling Bathers, Criminals, Awesome Blossoms... where'd they get those nicknames? You don't need to be a sports nut to appreciate their stories. Leave the session with classroom-ready materials.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Carlo Kumpula, Spooner Middle School (Retired), Spooner, WI, US

Room: 
264
session id: 
401
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Bare Naked Ladies, Sing, The Blues: Music is Social Studies


Powerful social studies is meaningful, challenging and value laden – just like music. In this session we address teaching about/for/in a global culture with the youtube generation.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Susan Lane, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia; Carolyn O'Mahony, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, US; Ruth Reynolds, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia; Gregory J. Soden, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
913
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Only the Ball was White


For decades segregated professional African-American baseball teams played across the country. Hear the history of the Negro Leagues, learn ways to engage students by using literature, and receive materials.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Raymond Doswell, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Kansas City, MO, US; Karen Muir, Annapolis, MD, US; Carole Boston Weatherford, High Point, NC, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
309
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“Internet of Antiquity”: The Silk Road in World History


Before the information superhighway, there was the Eurasian superhighway. Get your students excited about this ancient conduit of commerce, culture, and creeds! Lessons developed with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Rylan Sekiguchi, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
766
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How the World Lives: Take another Glimpse


Learn how NCSS Notable Trade Books can promote global perspective development. Hear inspiring stories, engage in instructional strategies, and leave with a new awareness of how others live! Materials provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Stephanie Wasta, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, US

Room: 
267
session id: 
883
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Developing Global Thinkers through Big Idea Questions and Customized Learning


Teachers and curricular leaders will learn how a Big Ideas approach to social studies curriculum has helped students become global thinkers and how online learning environments have made customization possible.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Robb Virgin, Levi P. Dodge Middle School, Farmington, MN, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
112
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Staying Relevant: Digitizing your Civics Classroom


Our students’ lives are saturated with new apps, 30-second video clips and Internet memes. Come learn how leveraging these tools can help you stay relevant and digitize your classroom!

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Brian Furgione, Milwee Middle School/Seminole County Public Schools, Longwood, FL, US; Jason Dumont, Milwee Middle School, Longwood, FL, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
851
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