Economics and Latino Students: Paz Takes the Puritans to Task


Instruction in economics will continue to fall flat with Latino students until cultural and religious perspectives are considered: Latino and Catholic family perspectives on the Protestant Work Ethic and entrepreneurship.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:00am - 8:55am
Presenters: 

David Moguel, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA

Room: 
105
session id: 
910
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Popeye, Daredevil, and the Three Stooges: Popular Culture in WWII


Teachers will utilize Costa's Third Level of Thinking and Questioning by analyzing the influence of popular culture and propaganda in mobilizing for the war effort during World War II.

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

Kyle Wylie, South High School, Bakersfield, CA

Room: 
108
session id: 
337
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Active Learning and Improv in the Classroom to Boost Skills and Content Learning


How do improv exercises and active learning boost student skills and content knowledge? Based on the presenter's co-authored book, The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom, this session will provide strategies and tools for immediate classroom use and teach how experiences lead to learning.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

Katherine McKnight, National Louis University, Chicago, IL

Room: 
309
session id: 
1353
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Inspiring Youth to Become Active Global Citizens


Learn about a free program for high schools in New York, Chicago, and Boston that combines a standards-aligned curriculum with unique out-of-school opportunities to empower youth to become active global citizens.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

Sylvia Wong, Concern Worldwide US, New York, NY

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1352
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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-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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