Secondary Level-High School
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
This session explores strategies for classroom discussions of the relationship between mass media’s depiction of women and social attitudes towards women’s education, via early 20th-century primary documents and content.
Evan Mooney, Kent State University, Kent, 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Educators must balance teaching historical content and skills assessed on standardized tests.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
Students often have difficulty connecting various forms of economic systems with supply and demand. This simulation will explore the complexities and frustrations associated with a centrally planned economy.
Jeffrey Byford, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, US; Brian Horn, Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO, US; Sarah Smilowitz, Memphis City Schools, Memphis, TN, US; Eddie Thompson, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, US
A Nigerian educator addresses the complexities of the Nigerian social studies teaching context, engages collaborative thinking about teaching for citizenship in an emerging democracy, and invites ongoing trans-national dialogue.
Donald Enu, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria
Political bias is an issue all social studies instructors encounter. This presentation will examine techniques teachers can use to help students recognize different ideological agendas in multiple forms of media.
Edwin Gallatin, Lakeside High School, Ashtabula, OH, US
Explore the overlapping purposes, knowledge and skills of reading in English and social studies and identify ways to make critical connections between literary reading and reading like a historian.
Sheila Flihan, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, US; Kristi Fragnoli, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, US
Through examining student projects and primary documents, teachers will gain a perspective on how to teach race relations through the stories of many other prominent athletes outside of Jackie Robinson.
Dave Wheeler, North Central High School, Indianapolis, IN, US