Democratizing the DBQ: Critical Thinking and Historical Writing, Grades 4-12


The DBQ Project will overview their materials and professional development, and discuss how they have helped students and teachers grade 4-12 handle the rigorous document analysis and evidence-based writing in civics, world and U.S. History.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Chip Brady, The DBQ Project, Evanston, IL

Room: 
4C-3
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Tour NEFE's New Personal Finance Curriculum


Tour free turn-key instructional materials designed to fit any personal finance program. Use the National Endowment for Financial Education's (NEFE) non-commercial resources (updated in 2012) to equip teens with fundamental money management skills. www.hsfpp.org

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Susan Sharkey, National Endowment for Financial Education, Denver, CO; Dana Cox, National Endowment for Financial Education, Denver, CO

Room: 
4C-1
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Financial Fables with Money Morals: A Look at an e-Book


Teaching financial literacy through online fables can mesh economics with essential reading objectives. Fable e-books with financial morals, a related lesson plan, and online extension activities will be shared.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Michele Wulff, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City--Omaha Branch, Omaha, NE

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
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Ten-Day Study Tour to Japan


The Keizai Koho Center organizes ten-day Fellowship to Japan in the summer that allows teachers to learn first-hand about contemporary Japanese society and enhance their classroom teaching of global perspectives.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Donna Lee Siple, Motoharu Ochiai, Keizai Koho Center Fellowship, Pittsburgh, PA

Room: 
4C-1
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Incorporate Financial Literacy into Your Lessons


This session will share best practices and resources to help educators incorporate financial literacy lessons in grades K-12. Presenters will share free resources available, including online, print, and presenters.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Melody Thompson, Financial Beginnings, Portland, OR; David Bell, Financial Beginnings, Portland, OR

Room: 
4C-4
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Empowering Youth to Take Global Action


Global Concerns Classroom (GCC) provides free resources for in-class and after school use on global poverty issues for US secondary schools. Learn more about GCC and receive a free packet of global resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Amanda Ruckel, Concern Worldwide US, New York, NY

Room: 
4C-4
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Archaeology and Social Studies: Making the Past Come Alive in Your Classroom!


Most social studies topics incorporate archaeological information. Learn about standards-based educational resources offered by tht leading international archaeology organizations. Lesson plans, classroom resources, and recommended electronic media provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Meredith Anderson Langlitz, Archaeological Institute of America, Boston, MA; Christy Pritchard, The Brockington Institute, Elizabethtown, KY

Room: 
4C-1
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Free DVDs, Engaging Lessons, Critical Thinking


izzit.org is a not-for-profit organization that produces and distributes high-quality media and educational materials that encourage critical thinking. Attend to learn more about izzit.org and receive a free DVD!

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

David Truhett, izzit.org, Erie, PA

Room: 
4C-3
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Free DVDs, Engaging Lessons, Critical Thinking


izzit.org is a not-for-profit organization that produces and distributes high-quality media and educational materials that encourage critical thinking. Attend to learn more about izzit.org and receive a free DVD!

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

David Truhett, izzit.org, Erie, PA

Room: 
4C-3
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History with Foldables and Formative Assessment


Plunge into evidence-base, hands-on activities for history as Foldables become powerful, tactile, rechargeable tools to engage students and build learning ownership. Come learn, fold and gain ideas for formative assessment!

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Jami Humphrey, Dinah Zike Academy, Comfort, TX

Room: 
4C-3
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