Susan B. Anthony’s Trial, Social Justice and Common Core Connections


Teachers will use primary sources from Anthony’s trial for illegally voting in the 1872 Presidential election to make Common Core connections and teach students to work for social justice.

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

Kenneth Anthony, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

Room: 
132
session id: 
900
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Unleashing Your Inner Geographer: Explore and Create with National Geographic


New resources from National Geographic Education—including easy-to-use tools for creating map tours and current event connections—bring the interconnected world and its geographic systems to your fingertips.

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

Sean O'Connor, Caryl Sue Micalizio, National Geographic Society, Washington,
DC

Room: 
124
session id: 
785
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Minecraft in Geography: Using a Virtual World to Understand Ours


We examine how the popular game, Minecraft, can be used to teach core components of Geography to middle school students. Students develop civilizations, economies and survival tactics within the game.

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

Jonathan List, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; Brent Bryant, Northern Potter County Schools, Ulysses, PA

Room: 
263
session id: 
818
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Responding to Tragedy: Social Studies Can Help!


Using principles of current events instruction, social studies teachers can help students process upsetting events like Newtown and 9/11. Fear can be reduced as learning and civic action is increased.

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

Jeff Passe, College of NJ, Pasadena, MD; Laura Pinto, Ann Arundel County Schools, Annapolis, MD

Room: 
103
session id: 
235
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Teaching Early American Indian Pre-Contact/Contact Using Accurate Resources


Elementary Teachers! Come learn about ideas, activities, lesson plans, and resources to teach about American Indians accurately, including overviews about pre-contact native cultures, Columbus Day and Thanksgiving.

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

Linda Bechtle, Midwest Institute for Native American Studies, Evanston,
IL; Barbara Johnson, Evanston, IL

Room: 
100
session id: 
320
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Putting NCSS’s Position on Technology into Practice


Come learn how to use social media with your students to breath life into social studies and the democratic experience, grounded in the NCSS position statement on technology.

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

Joe O'Brien, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Linda Bennett, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; Kori Green, El Dorado Middle School, El Dorado, KS; Nick Lawrence, East Bronx Academy. New York, NY; Ronald Peck, North Valley High School, Grants Pass, OR; Greg Kulowiec, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA

Room: 
101
session id: 
240
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1763: Revolutionary Gateway Year for Canada and the United States


North America witnessed major events 250 years ago: Britain took over New France, Pontiac rebelled, a line was drawn. Introduce these events through lessons, maps, primary and secondary resources.

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

Ruth Writer, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Stephen Marcotte, Beaconsfield (QC) High School, Pincourt, PQ, Canada; Dean June Geneseo, SUNY Attica, NY

Room: 
240
session id: 
454
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Using Primary Sources to Develop Common Core Close Reading Skills


Explore using primary sources in early American history to develop elementary and middle school students’ close reading skills! This workshop examines how to construct text-dependent questions that support historical thinking.

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

Ann Marie Gleeson, Primary Source, Watertown, MA

Room: 
126
session id: 
660
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The NCSS Notable Tradebooks- Engaging Elementary Lesson Plans!


The audience will be engaged in fascinating elementary level lessons based on a wide variety of NCSS Notable Tradebooks. All audience members will receive a CD containing the lesson plans.

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

Diane Brantley, California State University, San Bernardino, CA; Lara Willox, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA; Sarah Montgomery, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA; Mary Haas, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV; Lois Christensen, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL; Sharon Ross, Janie Hubbard, Holly Swain, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Melinda Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL; Sarah Hartman, College of Coastal Georgia, Brunswick, GA; Erica Christie, Curriculum That Matters!, Indianapolis, IN; Debbie Morowski, Auburn University, Auburn, AL; Ruth Busby, Troy University, Troy, AL; M. Gail Hickey, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, IN; Heather Hagan, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Room: 
264/265/266
session id: 
959
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NEH’s Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle


The National Endowment for the Humanities Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle offers teachers streaming versions of four important documentary films: The Abolitionists, Slavery by Another Name, Freedom Riders, and The Loving Story accompanied by classroom materials drawn from EDSITEment and the Gilder Lehrman Institute. NEH staff will demo the website and elicit feedback from teachers.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

TBD

Room: 
121
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