Secondary Level-High School

The Chinese American Experience: Sources, Strategies, and Civics in History


Using sources from the groundbreaking exhibition “Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion” and inquiry strategies that address the Common Core Standards, participants will uncover the long history of the Chinese in America.

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

Mia Nagawiecki, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY

Room: 
102
session id: 
1071
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Teaching the Holocaust: From One Day to One Semester


Whether a day or semester, the potent history of the Holocaust is accessible for your students. With USHMM guidelines and free resources, you’ll have what you need to effectively teach.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Judith Clark Zaino, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1072
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Understanding My Lai: Conducting an Investigative Simulation with Historical Documents


Encourage students to think critically about military power, human rights, and war crimes while investigating what happened at My Lai in March of 1968. Detailed lesson plans and resources provided.

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

Rhonda Gambill, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, @rgambill

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1074
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Gray May: Citizenship, Historical Thinking, and the Kent State Shootings


This session offers a fluid historical thinking and civics based unit plan in considering the events on the campus of Kent State University from May 1st through May 4th 1970.

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

Michael Levicky, Kent State University, Kent, OH; Evan Mooney, Kent State University, Kent, OH; Alicia Crowe, Kent State University, Kent, OH; Todd Hawley, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1075
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Supported Inquiry into Civil Rights: Primary Sources and Oral History


Help students preserve personal narratives of the Civil Rights movement. Develop content knowledge and questions with Library of Congress primary sources, then produce focused oral histories with guidance from HISTORY.

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

Lee Ann Potter, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, @teachinglc; Kimberly Gilmore, HISTORY, New York, NY

Room: 
108
session id: 
1067
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New Interpretations Regarding the Vietnam War


Research in newly opened archives about the Vietnam War has set the stage for fresh interpretations. Participants will also receive scholarly information from the annual USS Midway Institute for Teachers.

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

John Burns, USS Midway Institute for Teachers, San Diego, CA; Kirk Ankeney, The Bishop's School, La Jolla, CA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1068
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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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