Secondary Level-High School

Poster Session-Building Global Perspective: Aligning Short-Term Travel to the Common Core


Thinking about taking students abroad? Maybe you already do. Come explore a curricular approach to international travel. A semester-long inquiry based model that promotes deeper thinking through experiential learning.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Jeff Barry, Grayslake High School, D127, Grayslake, IL, US; Jeff Schagrin, Grayslake High School, D127, Grayslake, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
673
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Poster Session-Movement and Learning: Using Station Hops in High School Classrooms


These lessons on civil rights implement differentiated learning strategies focusing on student exploration of content. After the presentation, we will conduct a workshop on creating your own station hops.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Kara Bosman, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Cassie Caccavo, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Marcy Trinkle, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
383
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Poster Session-Literacy in the Social Studies Classroom: Are You Ready?


Participants will learn strategies for incorporating the Common Core Literacy Standards in their classes. The goal is to provide participants with classroom tested lessons they can immediately use.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Molly David, Franklin High School, Livonia, MI, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
119
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Poster Session-Common Core: Putting the Pieces of the Puzzle Together


Presenters will discuss and demonstrate web tools, mobile applications (app) and best practice literacy strategies that can integrate and promote the Common Core Standards in secondary social studies classrooms.

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

Russell Hammack, Central High School, Tuscaloosa, AL, US; Lisa H. Matherson, Paul W. Bryant High School, Cottondale, AL, US; Elizabeth K. Wilson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, US; Tracy M. Windle, Skyland Elementary School, Tuscaloosa, AL, US; Vivian H. Wright, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
856
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Poster Session-"Citizen Twain": Using Humor and Satire to Effect Social Change


This poster reports on a professional development institute that aligned social studies instruction with the Common Cores State Standards using the life and work of Mark Twain as an example of participatory citizenship.

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

Meg Monaghan, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
221
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Poster Session-Using Technology to Teach with Common Core


Teachers will take away technology tools to achieve the Common Core Standards of reading and writing in social studies. They can be adapted for any content area and grade level.

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

Amanda Colborne, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
908
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Poster Session-Using Historiography to Address the Common Core Standards


This presentation will demonstrate instructional techniques and activities rooted in historiographical techniques for the purpose of engaging students in meaningful critical thinking that addresses the Common Core Standards.

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

Nicholas Walsh, Decatur Public Schools District 61, Decatur, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
758
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Poster Session-The Campaign to Save World History in Ohio’s High Schools


The presenters will discuss the legislative changes in Ohio that have downgraded World History to an elective course, and advocacy efforts underway to save and strengthen social studies.

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

Brad Maguth, The University of Akron, Akron, OH, US; Corbin Moore, Ohio Council for the Social Studies, Columbus, OH, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
226
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Poster Session-Balancing the Change in Education: Teaching Content through Skills-Enriched Curriculum


Educators must balance teaching historical content and skills assessed on standardized tests. Discover ways to integrate skills into lessons. All participants will receive Human Geography, World, and US History handouts.

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

Qiana Drye, Prospect High School, Mt. Prospect, IL, US; Gary Judson, Prospect High School, Mt. Prospect, IL, US; Frank Mirandola, Prospect High School, Mt. Prospect, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
589
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Poster Session-Global Competency through Intercultural Exchanges: Civic Action in the Classroom


Global citizenship is a key 21st century skill. This session discusses four key ways to promote global competencies through intercultural learning in the classroom. Engage; Teach; Send; and Host.

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

Robin Blanc, AFS-USA, New York, NY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
22
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