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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Learning Global Competencies-A "Teachers for Global Classroom Teacher"(IREX)


Learn and sample how global competencies are integrated in a geography curriculum.

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

Laura Ross, Rockwood South Middle School, Fenton, MO

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
48
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Primary Sources and LOC.GOV as a Gateway to Common Core


The Common Core has become the new “west” in education. Learn strategies to search the Library of Congress Website and teach with primary sources to promote reading and writing skills.

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

Cheryl Best, Wolf Ridge Elementary and Junior High, Bunker Hill, IL; Margaret Fredericksen, Amy Wilkinson, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
783
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Unpacking the Common Core: Informational Text and Elementary Social Studies


Informational texts expand children's social studies knowledge. From tradebooks to primary sources and Internet websites, teachers unpack standards to plan social studies lessons. Participants collect ideas for meaningful social studies.

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

Judy Britt, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
418
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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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