Secondary Level-High School

The Civic Engagement Project: Evoking Citizenship in a Government Class


Learn about organizing a comprehensive Civic Engagement Project that integrates the six Proven Practices and guides students down the path to active citizenship and participation in your community.

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

Donald Pankuch, Susan Fuhrer, Heather Weisenburger, Scott Gregory, Metea Valley High School, Aurora, IL

Room: 
101
session id: 
461
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Calling all NBCT's and Teachers interested in National Board Certification


All NBC teachers or those interested in certification or renewal-this session is for you! Three certified teachers will discuss the benefits, ins and outs of certification, and the National Board Certified Teachers community.

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

Michael Yell, Hudson Middle School, Hudson, WI; Kim O’Neil, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY; Peggy Jackson, Moriarty High School, Moriarty, NM

Room: 
301
session id: 
1304
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Social Studies Strategies that Prepare Students for College, Career


The Instruction Community shares several “teacher-tested” best practice methods for delivering meaningful, active learning experiences to K-12 students, with special emphasis on differentiating instruction and closing the achievement gap.

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

Joel Rothblatt, Southern California Social Science Association, Los Angeles, CA; Margarita Jimenez-Silva, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Janie Hubbard, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Melinda Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL; Scott Petri, John F. Kennedy High School, Los Angeles, CA; Ruth Luevanos, Pacoima Middle School, Los Angeles, CA

Room: 
310
session id: 
1303
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ASA Symposium (Session 1): Reading/Writing in the Classroom to Engage Critical and Creative Thinking


First session in four-part symposium. Focuses on resources that increase engagement in reading/writing in interactive format. Offers proven resources to excite students and introduces blogging and book trailers as methodologies

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

Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

Room: 
109
session id: 
1009
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Social Studies Model Curriculum


Fifty-five Missouri educators have developed a Model Curriculum in social studies, which includes the four major content areas of economics, geography, government, and history--both world and U.S. The major goal behind the units is to give districts models they can use when revising their social studies curriculum. This presentation will explain the process and components to the curriculum. The units are aligned with the Grade-Level and Course-Level Expectations and with the English Language Arts Literacy Standards for social studies.   --> read more »

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Bill Gerling, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City, MO

Room: 
121
session id: 
1030
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World War II - The Air War and the U.K.


Learn about the WWII air war in the U.K. and the Summer Residency program that has been developed for middle and high school teachers, hosted by the American Air Museum.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Jenny Cousins, American Air Museum in Britain, Duxford, United Kingdom

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
1029
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Teaching Historical Thinking with Time Travel, ChronoZoom, and Common Core


Explore ways to get students thinking like historians using ChronoZoom, an interactive and digital timeline. Learn to integrate a time travel narrative and drive engagement in student-centered history projects. Attendees will receive curriculum guides aligned to Common Core Standards for middle and high school.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

David T. Hunter, Seattle, WA

Room: 
121
session id: 
1028
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Transcending Traditional Timelines: Using Technology to Contextualize World Religions and Philosophies


An AP World History class teamed with Microsoft to create interactive timelines of World Religions using One Note notebooks and a dynamic tool called ChronoZoom. Learn how to create an inquiry-based collaborative project that integrates technology, creativity and historical thinking skills.

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

Maggie Sullivan, Mark Payton, Matt DiGiulio and the AP World History class from Whitfield School, St. Louis, MO

Room: 
121
session id: 
1027
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Teaching Justice


2013 Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice
Environmental. Political. Social. Participants will grapple with historical and modern circumstances of justice by exploring six interactive teaching techniques and educational resource stations.

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

Sarah Segal, Hood River Middle School, Hood River, OR

Room: 
120
session id: 
1026
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Understanding 9/11 in the Context of New York City and American History


2013 Outstanding High School Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award Recipient   --> read more »

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Robert Sandler, Stuyvesant High School, New York, NY

Room: 
120
session id: 
1022
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