Middle Level-Jr. High School

Urban Social Studies Education and the Common Core


Share an innovative curriculum framework that focuses social science instruction intentionally on inquiry methods, the analysis of texts, and the effective communication of thoughts and ideas while implementing the CCSS-H/SS.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Gary McNaney, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL, US; Martin Moe, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL, US; Monica Swope, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
732
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Broaden Your Horizons: International Travel Opportunities for Global Perspectives


Global educators foster globally competitive students. Session features a short documentary and an introduction to a study tour program that allows American teachers to immerse themselves in Turkey’s rich culture.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Zeynep Guven, Turkish Cultural Foundation (TCF), Washington, DC, US

Room: 
104
session id: 
54
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Exploring Myths and Reality through the Common Core


Myths are expressed in stories, images, and folk tales, reflecting society and its values. Do they actually reflect our values? Do they represent an ideal? Do they represent historical reality?

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Bill Fetsko, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US; Bill Sullivan, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
191
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Building Bridges: Social Justice through Service Learning


We highlight service learning as a tool for social justice and the development of 21st century literacy skills. Presented here is a dynamic model for civic engagement in classrooms.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Brooke Blevins, Baylor University, Waco, TX, US; Mary Duty, Waco ISD, Waco, TX, US; Karon LeCompte, Baylor University, Waco, TX, US; Sunny Wells, Baylor University, Waco, TX, US

Room: 
265
session id: 
300
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Meet Me in Malawi: A Case Study in Sustainability


Join a team of educators who traveled to Malawi for this hands-on session as they demonstrate how to help students negotiate complex sustainability issues while making global to local connections.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Ismail Gyagenda, Mercer University, Macon, GA, US; Niomi Henry, Clayton County Public Schools, Jonesboro, GA, US; Zipangani Vokhiwa, Mercer University, Macon, GA, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
901
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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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Partnerships: Revolutionizing Content, Common Core and Civil Discourse


Discover how partnerships between schools and museums help to integrate historical content and common core standards. Explore lessons on the American Revolution leading to appropriate formats of civil discourse today.

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

Tab Broyles, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US; Kelly Curtright, OK State Department of Education, Director of Social Studies, Oklahoma City, OK, US; Beth Howard, Mark Twain Elementary School, Tulsa, OK, US; Teresa Potter, Fisher Elementary School, Oklahoma City, OK, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
746
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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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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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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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