"Show Me" How to Think and Read Historically


The workshop will provide strategies for using think alouds and annotating of documents in middle and high school classrooms. Examples of assignments and rubrics will be provided.

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

Jennifer Flores, Francis Howell High School, St. Charles, MO; Roderick Laughman, Hollenbeck Middle School, St. Charles, MO

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
374
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At-Risk Youth, Current Events, and Social Justice


What if your entire class were at-risk students? Come learn how to use current events anchored in social justice themes to engage transient, unmotivated students in the world around them.

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

Joseph Cormack, Lawrence Gardner High School, Topeka, KS

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
201
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Using Technology to Increase Cultural Understanding through International Collaboration


Want your students to communicate and collaborate with global peers? Come to a showcase of global collaboration projects happening between classes active in iEARN (International Education and Resource Network).

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

Lisa Jobson, iEARN-USA, New York, NY

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
695
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Travel and Technology: A Cross-Cultural Approach to 21st-Century Skills


Learn how international travel and technology was used to connect students to global issues and improve democratic citizenship through cross-cultural collaborations, including ready-to-use lesson ideas and resources.

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

Christine Henske, Maplewood Richmond Heights High School, Maplewood,
MO; Amy Cohen, Parkway, Ballwin, MO

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
371
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Common Core Reading and Writing Skills Taught through Fiscal Policy


An AP Government and AP Macroeconomics teacher use a fiscal policy simulation to teach collaborative student presentations and persuasive analytical writing.

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

Michelle Stone, Sandra Wright, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
934
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Feel Like Somebody's Watching? - 1984 and Government Power


Teachers can develop literacy skills, citizenship, and cultural awareness in students by pairing ideas from commonly taught novels with current issues to make learning relevant and meaningful for students.

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

Jaime Festa-Daigle, Tania Gray, Lake Havasu High School, Lake Havasu City, AZ

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
643
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Teaching the U.S. Constitution: The Founders and Social Justice


James Madison Fellows will share challenging, innovative, teacher-developed lessons using best-practice instructional strategies and standards engaging students in studying and evaluating Constitutional principles such as justice and the general welfare.

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

Ken DeMasi, James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation, Mesa, AZ

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
634
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Reading and Listening with Purpose: Controversial Lyrics and the Common Core


This session will demonstrate literacy strategies aligned with the Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies for teaching about controversial issues using song lyrics as non-fiction text sources.

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

Kimberlee Sharp, Rachel Bender, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
385
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Climbing the Family Tree to Historical Thinking


Dig deeply into family history with K-8 students. The research process along with oral history and photo/document analysis allows students to engage in historical thinking and authentic literacy experiences.

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

Katie Knapp, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
229
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Mapping Movement: Digitizing Refugee Conflicts to Enhance Global Understanding


Refugee conflicts present political, geographical, and social complexities. Learn how to teach and engage students in meaningful, dynamic ways by using Meograph, a 4-dimensional map-based digital timeline and story-telling tool.

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

Stephanie Wujcik, The Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, PA

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
365
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