Secondary Level-High School
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.
Jeff Barry, Grayslake High School, D127, Grayslake, IL, US; Jeff Schagrin, Grayslake High School, D127, Grayslake, IL, US
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.
Kara Bosman, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Cassie Caccavo, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Marcy Trinkle, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US
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.
Molly David, Franklin High School, Livonia, MI, US
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.
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
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.
Meg Monaghan, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT, US
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.
Amanda Colborne, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US
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.
Nicholas Walsh, Decatur Public Schools District 61, Decatur, IL, US
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.
Brad Maguth, The University of Akron, Akron, OH, US; Corbin Moore, Ohio Council for the Social Studies, Columbus, OH, US
Poster Session-Balancing the Change in Education: Teaching Content through Skills-Enriched CurriculumSubmitted by TimDaly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 4:42pm
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.
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
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.
Robin Blanc, AFS-USA, New York, NY, US