NCSS2014

Students as Historians in the Classroom


Explore ways to engage students in the reading, writing, and thinking processes of a historian. While empowering teachers with the fundamentals of inquiry-based instruction, this session will feature literacy strategies for cultivating skills that students need to be successful in the classroom and beyond.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:05am - 12:00pm
Presenters: 

Jessica Sheley, Discovery Education, Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
Fairfax-Sheraton Hotel
session id: 
1351
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Enhancing the Social Studies Classroom with Media


The goal of all social studies teachers is to promote a deep understanding of the past by immersing students in engaging learning environments. Focusing on media integration, be prepared to walk away with strategies that incorporate videos, images, audio, and print so that students tackle a variety of complex texts with confidence and become architects of their own learning.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Jessica Sheley, Discovery Education, Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
Fairfax-Sheraton Hotel
session id: 
1350
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Students as Historians in the Classroom


Explore ways to engage students in the reading, writing, and thinking processes of a historian. While empowering teachers with the fundamentals of inquiry learning, this session will examine skills that students need to be successful in the classroom and beyond.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Jessica Sheley, Discovery Education, Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
Fairfax-Sheraton Hotel
session id: 
1349
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The Teachers Law School: Learning about the American Judicial System


Three civil trial attorneys from the American Board of Trial Advocates will introduce the format, purpose and value of ABOTA's free Teachers Law School program and downloadable lesson plans.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

Charles Baumberger, Rossman, Reboso, Spier & Connelly, Miami, FL; David Halpern, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; James Parsons, ABOTA Youth Education Committee, Palestine, TX

Room: 
203
session id: 
1348
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Map Your Way! Teaching with Historical World Maps


Explore the historic map collection at the Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Learn core concepts for teaching with maps and searching and using digital historic map collections.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:00pm - 3:55pm
Presenters: 

Michelle LeBlanc, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Room: 
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street
session id: 
1347
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Map Your Way! Teaching with Historical World Maps


Explore the historic map collection at the Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Learn core concepts for teaching with maps and searching and using digital historic map collections.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

Michelle LeBlanc, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Room: 
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street
session id: 
1346
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Map Your Way! Teaching with Historical World Maps


Explore the historic map collection at the Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Learn core concepts for teaching with maps and searching and using digital historic map collections.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Presenters: 

Michelle LeBlanc, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Room: 
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street
session id: 
1345
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Map Your Way! Teaching with Historical World Maps


Explore the historic map collection at the Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Learn core concepts for teaching with maps and searching and using digital historic map collections.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Presenters: 

Michelle LeBlanc, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Room: 
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street
session id: 
1344
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C3 Dimensions and Big History: The Once and Future Connection


The Big History Project team built the course, the curriculum and resources around the inquiry arc. When the C3 Framework was released, many teachers saw in the BHP a ready-made comprehensive curriculum to realize the four C3 dimensions. BHP teachers will present ways that BHP helps social studies students meet the four dimensions.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:10am - 11:05am
Presenters: 

Bob Regan, David Burzillo

Room: 
203
session id: 
1343
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China and the Forbidden City


China Institute in America will provide an introduction to the history and culture of Imperial China and the Forbidden City, with resources and tools for bringing China to the classroom.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm - 3:25pm
Presenters: 

Matthew Turner, China Institute in America, New York, NY; Michael Buening, China Institute in America, New York, NY

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom B
session id: 
1342
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