Psychology: Gateway to the Mind and Behavior


Attendees will participate in hands-on, active learning demonstrations designed to address issues related to cognition, resilience, and critical thinking skills specifically geared for the introductory and AP psychology classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Randal Ernst, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE; Charlie Blair-Broeker, Cedar Falls High School, Cedar Falls, IA

Room: 
262
session id: 
219
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Where’s our Water? Teaching Social Justice through Sustainability Education


Given the interconnectedness of the world, students must confront current global issues. Students should learn strategies to affect change and create sustainable solutions to problems involving economics, population, environment, etc.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Greg Maloney, Robyn Fardy, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL

Room: 
261
session id: 
625
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About this Map: Critical Approaches to World Geography Education


This presentation provides strategies for using a critical approach to geography education to enhance students’ global mindedness while engaging teachers in reflection on how they think about the world.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Jason R. Harshman, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Room: 
275
session id: 
567
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Project Soapbox: Empowering Students to Speak Up for Social Change


In this interactive workshop, participants will explore strategies to empower students to identify and speak out on issues they care about as a first step toward creating sustainable policy change.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Jill Bass, Meghan Goldenstein, Mikva Challenge, Chicago, IL

Room: 
127
session id: 
267
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Pictures and Poetry in Motion: Using Perspectives to Build Background


Students don't have any background knowledge? Learn how to use pictures and tableau's to help students develop poems that demonstrate their understanding of historical perspectives. Also addresses Common Core Standards!

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Ruth Luevanos, Pacoima Middle School, Pacoima, CA; Margarita Jimenez-Silva, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ; Pablo Ramirez, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ

Room: 
280
session id: 
946
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Pop Culture in Social Studies: Using Superheroes to Engage Students


Familiar formats like superheroes, trading cards and action figures engage and motivate students. These strategies immerse students in social studies via pop culture, and help build common core connections.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Quinn Rollins, Granite School District, Salt Lake City, UT

Room: 
123
session id: 
293
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JFK, Social Studies, and the Common Core


Learn what role to play in classroom instruction now that the Common Core State Standards are being implemented.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Clara Colbert, Veronica Majerol, Kimone Johnson, Scholastic Inc., New York, NY

Room: 
104
session id: 
984
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Fostering Meaningful Student Vocabulary Learning in Middle School Classrooms


We will explore the vocabulary demands of textbooks, engage participants in learning instructional strategies that increase students’ long-lasting understanding, and share our research that reveals students’ perceptions of vocabulary learning.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Patrick Brown, Kathryn Hopkins, Fort Zumwalt School District, St. Charles, MO

Room: 
276
session id: 
459
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When “Why?” and “What If?” are the Right Answers


Give your students some direction towards effective searching. Tools from the Right Question Institute, librarians across the country, Common Sense Media, and Public Learning Media Laboratory will be shared.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Sara Armstrong, Sara Armstrong Consulting, Berkeley, CA

Room: 
265
session id: 
381
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Using Primary Sources and Emerging Technology to Promote Civic Engagement


The presenters will provide a model for promoting informed and reasoned decision-making on local, national, and global issues through the application of digital primary sources utilizing emerging technological tools.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Scott Waring, Richard Hartshorne, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Room: 
242
session id: 
635
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