Secondary Level-High School

Students as Historians in the Classroom


Explore ways to engage students in the reading, writing, and thinking processes of a historian. While empowering teachers with the fundamentals of inquiry-based instruction, this session will feature literacy strategies for cultivating skills that students need to be successful in the classroom and beyond.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:05am - 12:00pm
Presenters: 

Jessica Sheley, Discovery Education, Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
Fairfax-Sheraton Hotel
session id: 
1351
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Enhancing the Social Studies Classroom with Media


The goal of all social studies teachers is to promote a deep understanding of the past by immersing students in engaging learning environments. Focusing on media integration, be prepared to walk away with strategies that incorporate videos, images, audio, and print so that students tackle a variety of complex texts with confidence and become architects of their own learning.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Jessica Sheley, Discovery Education, Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
Fairfax-Sheraton Hotel
session id: 
1350
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Students as Historians in the Classroom


Explore ways to engage students in the reading, writing, and thinking processes of a historian. While empowering teachers with the fundamentals of inquiry learning, this session will examine skills that students need to be successful in the classroom and beyond.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Jessica Sheley, Discovery Education, Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
Fairfax-Sheraton Hotel
session id: 
1349
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C3 Dimensions and Big History: The Once and Future Connection


The Big History Project team built the course, the curriculum and resources around the inquiry arc. When the C3 Framework was released, many teachers saw in the BHP a ready-made comprehensive curriculum to realize the four C3 dimensions. BHP teachers will present ways that BHP helps social studies students meet the four dimensions.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:10am - 11:05am
Presenters: 

Bob Regan, David Burzillo

Room: 
203
session id: 
1343
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Controversial Issues: From Conflict to Consensus


Teaching controversial issues often leads to uncomfortable classroom interaction for students. Learn to teach divisive topics while fostering appreciation and respect for multiple viewpoints using the Structured Academic Controversy Method.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

Michelle Cude, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA; Holly Hoover, Stonewall Jackson High School, Quicksburg, VA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
278
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To Teach a Nation The Vietnam Story in America


The story of Vietnam will be told through the eyes of American Veterans who served in Vietnam during the war and have co authored a course of study entitled The Lessons of Vietnam. The war will be covered from 1965 to 1975 exploring the myths the lessons and the lasting effects of the Vietnam War on American society then and now. All partipants will receive a copy of the course of study.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Presenters: 

Bob Matthews, North Carolina Vietnam Veterans, Cary, NC; Bill Dixon, North Carolina Vietnam Veterans, Raleigh, NC; Joe Harsch, North Carolina Vietnam Veterans, Cary, NC; Angelo Carmen, North Carolina Vietnam Veterans, Cary, NC

Room: 
111
session id: 
1310
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Taking Informed Inquiry to New Levels with Common Core Digital Integration Strategies


Students need a variety of strong tools to prepare them for college, career, and a productive civic life. Focusing on digital integration, be prepared to walk away with research-based reading, writing, speaking and listening strategies aligned to the Common Core. You will utilize free digital tools and resources that will strengthen students’ skills to question, apply disciplinary concepts and tools, evaluate, communicate, and take action.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

Brad Fountain, Discovery Education, Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
313
session id: 
1306
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Teaching for DEPTH in the Social Studies Classroom


How does Common Core look in the social studies classroom? This session focuses on DEPTH: Digital integration; Evidence-based reading/writing; Purposeful assessments; Texts with complexity; Higher and clearer learning targets.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

Jessica Sheley, Discovery Education, Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
200
session id: 
1307
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The Teachers Law School: Learning about the American Judicial System


Three civil trial attorneys from the American Board of Trial Advocates will introduce the format, purpose and value of ABOTA's free Teachers Law School program and downloadable lesson plans.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Charles Baumberger, Rossman, Baumberger, Reboso, Spier & Connelly, Miami, FL; David Halpern, Office of General Counsel, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; James Parsons, ABOTA Youth Education Committee, Palestine, TX

Room: 
203
session id: 
1301
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Freedom Matters!


Increase student awareness of the history of individual rights and worldwide struggles for freedom and democracy through primary source documents and oral histories from political dissidents.

Time: 
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Amanda Schnetzer, George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Dallas, TX, @GWBLibrary; Dodie Kasper, George W. Bush Institute, Consultant, Dallas, TX, @TheBushCenter; Janie Worst, George W. Bush Institute, Consultant, Dallas, TX, @TheBushCenter

Room: 
203
session id: 
1302
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