The Problem with Hoodia: Fostering Global Learning Initiatives


This interactive presentation demonstrates professional development strategies for fostering global awareness using cooperative learning, problem-solving, case-study analysis and simulation.

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

Sarah Mathews, Hilary Landorf, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Room: 
261
session id: 
698
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Integrating Geography and World History for all Learners


Based on a multi-year study in Michigan schools, this interactive session will feature resources and demonstrate how teachers are integrating geography and world history in a research-based, meaningful way.

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

Lauren McArthur Harris, Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Jennifer Palacios Wirz, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI

Room: 
122
session id: 
970
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Dreadful Days: WWII in the Pacific Theater through Primary Sources


This presentation focuses on strategies for teaching the Pacific Theater of WWII with ready-to-go primary source materials that culminate in student-designed memorials. All attendees will receive a curriculum guide.

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

Stephanie Lee Rizas, Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School, Bethesda, MD

Room: 
275
session id: 
956
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Talk a Mile in their Shoes: Moral Development Dilemma Discussion


Discover a research based and practical framework using moral dilemmas from historical and contemporary individuals to engage and amplify student’s reasoning skills in large class discussions. All Grade Levels.

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

Carolyn Flores, Jordan DeLay, Elaine Marinakos, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL

Room: 
267
session id: 
514
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Teaching about Slavery: Insights from a Museum-Based Teacher Cohort


Discover archival documents and stories to represent the humanity of the enslaved, challenge your students’ thinking, and maintain sensitivity to racial dynamics in the classroom. Approaches tested for grades K-12.

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

Lisa Gilbert, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, MO

Room: 
104
session id: 
474
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Teaching American History through Art at the MFA, Boston


The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston houses one of the finest collections of American art. Learn how you can use the museum as a resource while meeting Common Core standards.

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

Suzi Fonda, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Room: 
125
session id: 
838
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The Common Core in the History Classroom: Sources and Strategies


Using works of art from the 1913 Armory Show and primary sources covering concurrent social movements, participants will learn strategies to address the instructional shifts demanded by the CCSS.

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

Mia Nagawiecki, New York Historical Society, New York, NY

Room: 
123
session id: 
780
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Abraham Lincoln and His World: Problems of Slavery and Eman


Abraham Lincoln is one of America’s most beloved presidents. His presidential decisions have left a variety of historical interpretations on his views of equality and his role in ending slavery.

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

Howard Krug, Vanguard Collegiate High School, Rochester, NY

Room: 
131
session id: 
983
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Motivate with Music and Media! The Hot 100+ Classroom Ideas


Experience classroom activities utilizing music and movie excerpts that help explain and interpret historical events in diverse ways for diverse learners. Packets of 100+ ideas provide resources for immediate use.

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

Judith Failoni, Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO; Ed Wright, Brentwood High School, St. Louis, MO

Room: 
105
session id: 
503
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SkewU: Helping Students Become More Discerning News Viewers


Today's numerous information sources combined with politicized news reporting create a difficult environment for a student trying to sort fact from opinion. Skewed News Tutor's founder will share lesson ideas.

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

Colleen Krantz, Skewed News, Adel, IA

Room: 
274
session id: 
171
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