Secondary Level-High School

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.

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.

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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A Discussion-Based Lesson: Citizenship Ethics and Government Whistle-Blowing


A lesson exploring the ethical dimensions of citizenship. Students discuss and evaluate the actions of recent government whistle-blowers and analyze the concepts of law, national security, and freedom.

Presenters: 

Eric Moffa, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, @MoffaAPGOV

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1028
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Technologically Speaking: Using the Future to Teach the Past


This session will inpsire teachers to use technology in new and exciting ways. We will explore resources and lesson ideas to enrich the US History curriculum.

Presenters: 

Teresa Francis, Mansfield ISD, Mansfield, TX; Emily Young, Mansfield ISD, Mansfield Texas, Mansfield, TX

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1029
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Civic Education in Sociology through Service Learning and Action Research


Third session in four-part symposium. Focuses on service learning, simulation, and action projects that excite learning. Offers strategies to engage skills via schools’ civic mission: critical/creative thinking, collaborating, and communicating.

Presenters: 

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

Room: 
109
session id: 
1033
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Family and Community History: Innovative Approaches to Social Studies Inquiry


How can family and community history be used to engage your students? Successful family/community research processes and projects are presented to illustrate how museum-school collaborations can make history personal.

Presenters: 

Marc Brasof, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA; Celia Flores-Rivera, Esperanza Academy Charter School, Philadelphia, PA; Julia Snyder, Relay Graduate School of Education, Philadelphia, PA; Andrea Reidell, National Archives and Records Administration, Philadelphia, PA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1036
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Flipping Out"": Strategies for Flipping your Social Studies Classroom


Curious about the ""flipped classroom""? Interested in trying to ""flip"" but not sure how? Learn video lecture ""Do's and Don'ts"", technology options, and activities to implement during class time.

Presenters: 

Melissa Schaefer, Mundelein High School, Mundelein, IL, @MT_Schaef; Stacey Gorman, Mundelein High School, Mundelein IL, IL

Room: 
207
session id: 
1017
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Silent Witnesses: Bringing the Past to Life with Historic Objects


Discover the rich educational resources of the Department of State’s Diplomatic Reception Rooms, a place where the essence of the past infuses the present. Interactive session with ready-to-use classroom materials.

Presenters: 

Marcee Craighill, Director, US Department of State, Diplomatic Reception Rooms, Washington, DC; Susan Holly, Office of the Historian, US Department of State, Washington, DC; George Mitchell, Montgomery County Public Schools, Olney, MD

Room: 
108
session id: 
1023
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Getting 4C's Has Never Been so Rewarding or Fun


Join two highly-caffeinated teachers in a quest to embed critical and creative thinking, collaborating, communicating, and content-rich storytelling into your classroom, making social studies the highlight of your students' day!

Presenters: 

Blythe Raikko, Marquette Senior High School, Marquette, MI; Kris O'Connor, Marquette Senior High School, Marquette, MI

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1025
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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.

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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