NCSS2013

The Kennedy Assassination: A Living History with Journalist Bob Huffaker


The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas interprets the life, death and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. As part of its observation of the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination, the Museum features conversations with individuals who witnessed the tragedy and related historical events. In this special living history presentation, the Museum's Associate Curator Stephen Fagin interviews journalist Bob Huffaker, who recounts his memories of the president's death and that of his accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.   --> read more »

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

Stephen Fagin, Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, Dallas TX; Bob Huffaker, Dallas, TX

Room: 
274
session id: 
1003
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The Idea of America Classroom Resources


The Idea of America Classroom Resources allow teachers and students to explore American history through the core values that we all share, and the inherent tension between them

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Dale Van Eck, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US; Erin Sloan, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1002
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Project-Based Learning for Global Competency


World Savvy prepares students to thrive as global citizens. Using World Savvy Classrooms as an example, this session will explore strategies for building global competency through project-based learning.

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

Amy Westby, World Savvy, Minneapolis, MN

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1000
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Tactics of Resistance: Life Lessons from Jews Who Fought Back


Transform stereotypes and inspire your students with the little-known history of Jewish armed and unarmed resistance during the Holocaust. Includes free curriculum, slideshow and DVDs.

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

Jonathan Furst, Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation, San Francisco, CA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom B
session id: 
999
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The Art of Questioning: Creating a Differentiated and Innovative Classroom


This session provides strategies and tools to create a differentiated, inquiry-based classroom. It focuses on innovative ways to create student-driven classrooms that emphasize 21st century skills and the Common Core.

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

Rachel Colsman, Durango School District, Durango, CO

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
998
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Ten-Day Study Tour to Japan


The Keizai Koho Center organizes a ten-day fellowship to Japan in the summer that allows teachers to learn first-hand about contemporary Japanese society and enhance their classroom teaching of global perspectives.

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

Donna Lee Siple, Isao Tanaka, Keizai Koho Center Fellowship, Pittsburgh, PA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
997
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Transaction Costs and Currency: 1808 Road Trip


In this active-learning simulation, students step back in time before there was a uniform national currency. On an imaginary 1808 journey from Richmond to Boston they learn about the transaction costs of currency exchange and the reasons for a national currency.

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

Debbie Heaney, Foundation for Teaching Economics, AZ; Ken Leonard, Foundation for Teaching Economics, Davis, CA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
996
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Get to the “Core” with Foldables in History


Come learn how to “core” out and unpack the Common Core Standards for History through graphic organizers and Foldables for content reading and writing.

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

Nancy Wisker, Dinah Zike Academy, San Antonio, TX

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
995
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Democratizing the DBQ: Critical Thinking and Historical Writing, Grades 4-12


The DBQ Project will overview their materials and professional development, and discuss how they have helped students and teachers grades 4-12 handle the rigorous document analysis and evidence-based writing in World and U.S. History.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Chip Brady, The DBQ Project, Evanston, IL

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom B
session id: 
994
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ASA Symposium (Session 4): Teaching with Data


Fourth presentation in four-part symposium. Focuses on simple, free Internet datasets to engage students in hands-on sociological data analysis and to align sociology curricula with Core Curricula in Math and English.

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

Lynette Hoelter, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Jean Shin, Margaret Vitullo, Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL

Room: 
Renaissance Hotel Landmark Ballroom 1
session id: 
750
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