SkewU: Helping Students Become More Discerning News Viewers


Today's numerous information sources combined with politicized news reporting create a difficult environment for a student trying to sort fact from opinion. Skewed News Tutor's founder will share lesson ideas.

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

Colleen Krantz, Skewed News, Adel, IA

Room: 
274
session id: 
171
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Psychology's National Standards and Literacy: Delivering on the Core


This session demonstrates how the APA's National Standards deliver Common Core content and literacy. This interactive session highlights key domains in psychology and provides comprehensive learning strategies for all students.

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

Amy Fineburg, Oak Mountain High School, Birmingham, AL; Steve Jones, City of Medicine Academy, Durham, NC

Room: 
262
session id: 
37
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Gaming for Change: Learning about Global Issues through Serious Games


Serious online games are great media to engage students to learn about global issues. Theoretical perspectives, case studies, pedagogical approaches and sample lessons will be discussed in this session.

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

Ching-Fu Lan, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

Room: 
242
session id: 
855
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Old Man River: Humans and their Relationship with the Mississippi


Presentation focuses on human interaction with the Mississippi River. These primary sources will be used interactively: Mark Twain’s account of Life on the Mississippi, historic flood photography, and Google Earth.

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

Jayson Evaniuck, University of Memphis, TN

Room: 
280
session id: 
241
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From Montgomery to Soweto: Achieving Social Justice through Economics


Using the Montgomery bus boycott and anti-apartheid efforts in South Africa as examples, this session highlights how principles of economics can be applied to achieve social justice.

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

Lesley Mace, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta- Jacksonville Branch, FL; Amy Hennessy, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, GA

Room: 
241
session id: 
252
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Youth Empowerment and Equity: The Law and Justice Curriculum Project


Come and explore Law and Justice, which empowers young people to solve problems, develop innovative solutions, and take civic action as members of the "fourth branch" of the U.S. government.

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

Eliza Fabillar, Jessica Juliuson, Education Development Center, Inc., Waltham, MA

Room: 
127
session id: 
903
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Can We Talk? Facilitating and Evaluating Classroom-Based Discussions


This session will demonstrate how instructors can utilize Web 2.0 tools such as Answer Garden, Poll Everywhere, Wiffitti and to increase student engagement and extend dialogue beyond the classroom.

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

Michelle Reidel, April Newkirk, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro,

Room: 
102
session id: 
415
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Making World History Concrete: Buildings as Windows into another Time


Virtual tours of Mesoamerican Middle Eastern pyramids? Architectural similarities of Imperial Palace and Versailles? Investigate using religious and political buildings as cultural and historical artifacts in middle school world history.

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

Scott Peavey, Tonganoxie High School, Tonganoxie, KS; Tom Resovich, Leavenworth School District, Leavenworth, KS; Molly Fuller, Lawrence-Liberty Memorial Central Middle School, Lawrence, KS; Charley Forsyth, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Room: 
276
session id: 
150
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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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