NCSS2013

Rosenbergs on Trial: Using Federal Trials to Teach History


This session will explore primary sources related to the landmark case U.S. v. Rosenberg, and discuss how to incorporate federal trials into the classroom. Participants will receive resources for use with students.

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

Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, US; Bruce Ragsdale, Federal Judicial Center, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
610
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Expanding the Classroom Walls with Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC)


Presenters will make history real by discussing the value of IVC. Participants will experience how IVC can make topics as the Social Justice story of Dred Scott come full circle.

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

Jack Matheson, History Live/Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
296
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Teaching with Music: A Reservoir of Social Critique


Music, a cultural pillar for millennia, is an ideal social studies resource for frequent pedagogical use. This session offers lessons and analytical models for eliciting critical thinking and multiple perspectives.

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

Antonio Castro, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US; Gregory Soden, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US

Room: 
265
session id: 
65
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Using Games and Sports to Teach Psychology Terms


Come play games, solve puzzles and brain busters while relating to psychology terms.

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

Scott Reed, Chandler School District, Chandler, AZ,

Room: 
262
session id: 
755
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Genetics Gets Personal: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Genetics


High school students belong to the first generation that will have easy access to information about their DNA. How will this impact our society and how can we prepare students?

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

Lauren Tomaselli, Harvard Medical School - Personal Genetics Education Project, Boston, MA, US

Room: 
127
session id: 
611
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Equality in History: Literacy, Great Persons and Primary Sources Intersect


Garrison, Brown and Douglass. King and Alabama clergymen. Come learn about the nation’s ongoing dialogue about equality and social justice from the perspective of historical figures and their writings.

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

Tom Barker, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Joe O'Brien, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Tina Ellsworth, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
295
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Predicting US Supreme Court Decisions: The Case for Same-Sex Marriage


This interactive session analyzes historic efforts to extend full and equal civil rights through the US Supreme Court with a focus on the case for same-sex marriage. Handouts provided.

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

Robert Bailey, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US; Kenneth Carano, Western Oregon University, Salem, OR, US; Barbara Cruz, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US

Room: 
242
session id: 
50
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Affirmative Action – Reverse Discrimination, Social Justice, or Equal Protection


How do Supreme Court decisions regarding equal protection in the past affect our society today, and shape our society tomorrow?

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

Gennie Westbrook, Bill of Rights Institute, Arlington, VA, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
362
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Government, Assessments, and Common Core: How to Balance it All!


This session provides FREE lesson plans, activities, and simulations on flash drives designed to improve content reading and cognitive skills to raise student achievement on state and national exams.

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

Jessica Jordan, Springfield Public Schools, Springfield, MO, US; Russ Sackreiter, The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education, Columbia, MO, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
533
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Economics beyond Advanced Placement: Literacy and Reasoning Skills for College Preparedness


Economics is a way of thinking that goes beyond the AP exam. Teachers have the means of developing key literacy skills to enhance student preparedness for the rigors of college.

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

Derek Hoovel, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US; Elaine X. Marinakos, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
700
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