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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The First Step


The Civics Education Initiative is the first step to ensure all students are taught basic civics--how our government works and who we are as a nation.

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

Sam Stone, Civics Education Initiative, Scottsdale, AZ

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom B
session id: 
1341
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Personal Finance for Teens


Learn how to immediately use NEFE's free, noncommercial personal finance materials, including turnkey curriculum for grades 8-12 and other new online resources. Leave with lesson ideas and online resources. www.hsfpp.org

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

TBD

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1340
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Jews Who Fought Back against the Nazis


Engage your students and transform stereotypes through the little-known history of thousands of young Jews who fought back during the Holocaust as Jewish partisans. Includes free lessons, books, and DVDs.

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

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

Room: 
301
session id: 
1339
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Democratizing the DBQ: Critical Thinking and Historical Writing, Grades 4-12


The DBQ Project will present an overview of 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: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:10am - 11:05am
Presenters: 

Chip Brady, The DBQ Project, Evanston, IL

Room: 
306
session id: 
1338
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Examining the Evidence: Primary Sources and Young Learners


Can you really use primary sources will young learners? We say, "Yes," and we'll show you how you can do it in your classroom. Handouts both on paper and online.

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

Kathleen Thompson, OneHistory.org, Chicago, IL

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom B
session id: 
1337
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What Can You Do with 14 Billion Records?


How to tap into the original and primary documents to support classroom studies by using Ancestry/Fold3/Newspapers.com products. A quick overview of this rich resource to bring history to life.

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

Brock Bierman, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT; Gordon Atkinson, Fold3.com, Lindon, UT

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1336
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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, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Isao Tanaka, Keizai Koho Center Fellowship, Pittsburgh, PA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom B
session id: 
1335
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Share My Lesson for Social Studies Teachers


Developed by educators, this FREE platform gives access to more than 300,000 resources, 31,000+ aligned to social studies. We will demonstrate all the features of the site.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Kelly Booz, American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1334
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