Secondary Level-High School

Global Civic-Mindedness: Creating a 21st Century World Affairs Course


Learn how to create an engaging and relevant issue-based course in global affairs. Cutting edge resources and strategies for enhancing your students' 21st century skills will be shared.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:40pm - 5:35pm
Presenters: 

Ron Sivillo, Upper St. Clair High School, Upper St. Clair, PA, @ronsivillo; Doug Kirchner, Upper St. Clair High School, Upper St. Clair, PA

Room: 
203
session id: 
1062
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C3 Inspired Learning: Redefining How We Do Civic Education


Participants will learn about, and experience, three innovative social studies approaches that use the C3 Framework to expand traditional notions of civic education through community and inquiry.

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

Rosanna Fukuda, Hawaii Department of Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, HI; Patricia Halagao, University of Hawaii at Manoa/Hawaii State Board of Education, Honolulu, HI; Amber Makaiau, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; Maya Soetoro-Ng, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

Room: 
206
session id: 
1063
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Hooked on History--Even after School Hours!


This presentation will show you how to get students excited and actively involved in living social studies, how to plan captivating programs and engage students in meaningful community service projects.

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

Regina Loveridge, Parkview High School, Lilburn, GA; John Mangano, Parkview High, Lilburn, GA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1064
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Active Learning: Preparing Students for Civic Life


To prepare for college, career, and civic life, students need to be less passive and more active in their learning. Come see how active learning can excite and engage students.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Presenters: 

Greg Timmons, Education Consultant, Missoula, MT

Room: 
204
session id: 
1056
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Active Classroom- Social Studies ReImagined


With the C3 Framework, Common Core ELA Standards, and technology social studies instruction has changed. Learn some Active Classroom Strategies to help engage the next generations of students.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:00am - 8:55am
Presenters: 

Kathy Swan, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; Katie Lauffer, Pearson, Glenview, IL

Room: 
201
session id: 
1058
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Ten Minute Tweet: Promoting Student Voice inside/outside the Classroom


Using either Twitter or Twister, students practice summarizing new information, sharing their opinion on current events or political candidates, or solving problems faced by historical and contemporary world figures.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm - 3:25pm
Presenters: 

Amanda Colborne, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, @historycolborne

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1061
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Mandela and the Freedom Movement: Enduring Lessons, Primary Documents


Nelson Mandela’s life teaches civics and history lessons. Using primary documents, participants will examine his role in shaping historical events; explore tensions between truth and justice and politics and ethics.

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

Barbara Brown, Boston University, Boston, MA; Dan Eshet, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA

Room: 
101
session id: 
1045
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Relevant Reading: Connecting Curriculum to Core Concepts in the Classroom


Using literacy to encourage more than just reading. Selecting and developing readings to enhance class content, critical thinking, and discussion skills.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Presenters: 

Kristyn Campos, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL

Room: 
310
session id: 
1042
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TRAILS: Several Courses' Worth of Sociology Resources at Your Fingertips


Fourth session in four-part symposium. Focuses on TRAILS–the Teaching Resources and Innovation Library for Sociology. Participants receive free trial access to TRAILS resources, including hundreds of lesson plans.

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

Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

Room: 
109
session id: 
1038
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AP Economics: Updates, Best Practices for Test Results and C3


New engaging activity-based lessons from CEE which emphasize an ""economic way of thinking"" are showcased. Raise your teaching and skills in preparing for AP exams and C 3 framework alignments.

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

Bruce Damasio, Towson University ( Maryland Council for Economic Education ), Towson, MD; Doug Young, Council for Economic Education, New York City, NY

Room: 
313
session id: 
1039
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