Secondary Level-High School

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
Related:

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
Related:

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
Related:

"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
Related:

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
Related:

Marcellus Shale: Is It all It's Fracked up to Be?


Teach students reasoning and civics skills using Library of Congress primary sources and Marcellus Shale informational text. Guide them to visible learning using the Common Core aligned LDC writing frameworks.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Michael Brna, California University of Pennsylvania, California, PA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1007
Related:

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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
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
Related:

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate


The EMK Institute will discuss its educational programming and immersive visitor experience teaching about our government through the history and contributions of the United States Senate.

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

Nell Breyer, The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, Boston, MA

Room: 
101
session id: 
1010
Related:

Navigating the Great Recession with the Student Economic Dashboard


A car’s dashboard describes its performance. Have students create a dashboard of economic performance for the U.S. during the Great Recession. Engage data, analyze primary sources and evaluate news stories.

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

Princeton Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Dallas, TX; Stephen Clayton, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Dallas, TX

Room: 
207
session id: 
1012
Related:

Teach Deeply: 21st Century Skills for a 21st Century World


Teach Deeply will present and workshop their method for teaching about complex global issues; 40-minute lesson plans that educate middle/high school students about the Syrian conflict as well as Afghanistan.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

Kristin Nolan, News Deeply/ Teach Deeply, New York, NY, @TeachDeeply

Room: 
207
session id: 
1000
Related:
Syndicate content
Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on Twitter FaceBook.png rss_0.gif