Secondary Level-High School

Political Polarization: How Did We Get this Way?


This interactive session will answer the questions: Why is political polarization happening? How does polarization change how political issues get discussed in the classroom? Includes activities for teaching about polarization.

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

Paula McAvoy, Spencer Foundation, Chicago, IL

Room: 
102
session id: 
1041
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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.

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

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

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
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.

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

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

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
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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Research and Teaching in Urban Sociology


Second session in four-part symposium. Focuses on content and increasing engagement and learning. Updates curriculum with current applications. Offers specialist presenting contemporary material that provides up-to-date trends and connections.

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

Shelley Kimelberg, Northeastern University, Boston, MA; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

Room: 
109
session id: 
1016
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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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
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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Immigration Law and Policy: Where are We Now?


Deportations...DREAM Act...border fence...bipartisan reform? Immigration issues make headlines. Learn exciting, interactive classroom strategies to address controversial issues. Take home carefully balanced lessons on immigration you can use with your students.

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

Damon Huss, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, @crfusa; Lourdes Morales, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

Room: 
309
session id: 
1006
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