NCSS2013

JFK at 50: An Annotated Bibliography with Lessons


Take a fresh look at the JFK assassination and receive an exhaustive annotated bibliography on the subject. Classroom-tested lessons are provided, with discussion.

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

David Keck, Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare, Columbus, OH, US

Room: 
262
session id: 
1010
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Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict and Peace Process


Get tools for teaching major developments in the Arab-Israeli conflict and peace process, including material on issues remaining to be negotiated. Experience student activities. Receive lesson plans and student materials.

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

Michelle Wolfson, Institute for Curriculum Services, San Francisco, CA, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
1009
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Big History: Notes from the Field


Learn about the Big History Project's problem-based, blended learning course in "big history" for high school students. The course begins with the Big Bang and ends with a unit on the future. BHP students encounter major ideas in science and history to investigate some of our biggest and most essential questions.

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

Bob Bain, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Andy Cook, Big History Project, Kirkland, WA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1001
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Empowering Youth as Peacebuilders


Come learn engaging ways to incorporate the themes and skills of international conflict management and peacebuilding into your classroom! You will receive a free resource packet including lessons and activities.

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

Megan Chabalowski, U.S. Institute of Peace, Washington, DC 20037

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom B
session id: 
1008
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The 2013 NCSS History Bee


The National History Bee and Bowl is holding a History Bee for all participants! Sign up at our table, or just come to learn about our history quiz tournaments and how your students can benefit through competing.

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

David Madden, Nolwenn Madden, National History Bee and Bowl, Washington, DC

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom B
session id: 
1007
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Archaeology and Social Studies: Making the Past Come Alive in your Classroom!


Most social studies topics incorporate archaeological information. Learn about standards-based educational resources offered by the leading international archaeology organizations. Lesson plans, classroom resources, and recommended electronic media provided.

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

Christy Pritchard, The Brockington Institute, Elizabethtown, KY; Robert Connolly, C.H. Nash Museum at the Chucalissa Archaeological Site, University of Memphis, TN

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom B
session id: 
1006
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Personal Finance for Teens


Learn how to immediately use NEFE's free, noncommercial personal finance materials, including turnkey curriculum for grades 8-12 and other new online resources. Leave with lesson ideas and online resources. www.hsfpp.org

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Susan Sharkey, National Foundation for Financial Education, Denver, CO

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom B
session id: 
1005
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Teaching Social Justice through Literature: Common Core to Common Good


Get young students excited about social justice with books! Participants will explore examples of children's literature that set the stage for early social justice learning and development of civic responsibility.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Beatrice Fennimore, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

Room: 
104
session id: 
266
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Help Students Find their Voice: PBS NewsHour Extra and the Common Core


PBS NewsHour Extra is an invaluable online resource that uses journalism to fulfill content and Common Core Standards throughout the who, what, when, where and why-it-matters of major news stories.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra, Arlington, VA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom B
session id: 
1004
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Poster Session-"Go and Know!" Experiential Learning and Service Abroad Made Easy


Integrate "Living Historians" with classroom curriculum and dynamic travel destinations. Create projects with non-profit organizations abroad. Prepare risk-mitigation and safety. Secure professional development credits, financing for unforgettable experiential learning adventures.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Alethea Tyner Paradis, Friendship Tours World Travel, Santa Barbara, CA; Kevin Shertzer, Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, CA

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
943
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