Middle Level-Jr. High School

Rockin’ in the Ancient World: Musical Tours in Middle School


Take a fantastic voyage to ancient civilizations through rap, rock, and pop songs that will leave your students dancing and learning at the same time. Learn a Gangnam-style routine.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Tina Anima, McClure Middle School, Seattle, WA, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
575
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Common Core: Integrating and Applying to the Social Studies Classroom


Join TCI to discover how you can integrate Common Core Standards into your instruction without reinventing the wheel. You'll look at Common Core and your content in a new way.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Nancy Bredin, TCI, Mountain View, CA, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
650
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Contemplating Our Collective Human Story: A New Online Learning Community


This interactive session introduces Out of Eden: Project Zero’s Learning Community – a free, international, online project related to journalist Paul Salopek’s epic walk around the world.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Brenda Ball, Crofton House School, Vancouver, Canada; Elizabeth Dawes Duraisingh, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
717
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High-Quality Interdisciplinary Lesson Design: Integrating Technology


Discussing interdisciplinary subject ideas, participants will gain insight into integrating social studies, English Language Arts, and technology standards into classroom lesson plans as demonstrated in eMINTS classrooms around the world.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Linda Bennett, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US; Carla Chaffin, University of Missouri - Columbia, eMINTS National Center, Columbia, MO, US

Room: 
263
session id: 
453
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See the Voices: Creating an Environment of Empathy


Ignite the potential for honor and self-respect in children; create an environment of empathy and an appreciation of diverse perspectives. Foster a sense of community through reflective civic participation.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Kathy Dorr, HonorWorks, Bellingham, WA, US; Richard Marshall, HonorWorks, Bellingham, WA, US

Room: 
262
session id: 
747
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Successes and Setbacks with Blended Learning in Middle/Secondary History Classrooms


Explore how using digital technology and authoring tools supported a history curriculum and a shift to the Common Core. Receive free digital tools and a middle school U.S. history curriculum.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Brianna Lawrence, NYC Department of Education, New York, NY, US; Nicholas Lawrence, East Bronx Academy for the Future, Bronx, NY, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
466
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Abolitionists Debate: Multiple Perspectives Leading up to the Civil War


Participants will be presented with a primary-source-rich unit plan examining events prior to the Civil War from multiple perspectives within the Abolitionist movement, structured around five in-class debates.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Debra Sands-Holden, The King School, Stamford, CT, US

Room: 
242
session id: 
663
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"Regrounding" Social Justice through the Rule of Law


To prepare students to challenge injustice and promote the common good, we must "reground" America's core beliefs through the rule of law: the foundation for equality, fairness, and social justice.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Timothy Isaacs, Center for Teaching the Rule of Law, Salem, VA, US; Michael Pace, Jr., Center for Teaching the Rule of Law, Salem, VA, US

Room: 
127
session id: 
505
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Road Trip! Developing Creative, Collaborative Geography Projects with Google Maps


Have your students create interactive road trips for geographic content or historical eras with ease! Learn to design a challenging and engaging assessment or project. Bring your laptop!

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Chuck Taft, University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, ; Chuck Taft, University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
535
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The Teacher’s Answers: Video Documentary Exploring Islamic Topics on Demand


Islam: no longer a distant learning. Islam’s history, relationship with Judaism/Christianity, the Prophet’s marriages, sharia, jihad, state vs. religion, women’s issues, Saladin and the Crusades are all at the educator’s fingertips in this documentary.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Faysal Burhan, Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Palmdale, CA, US

Room: 
265
session id: 
18
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