Secondary Level-High School

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-“School is for Boys!” Discussing Social Attitudes towards Women’s Education


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.

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

Evan Mooney, Kent State University, Kent, OH, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
519
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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Educators must balance teaching historical content and skills assessed on standardized tests.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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Poster Session-Hurry Up and Wait! A Classroom Simulation over Planned Economics


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.

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

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

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
334
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Poster Session-Teaching for Democracy in Nigeria: A Paradigm Shift


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.

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

Donald Enu, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
441
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Poster Session-Propaganda: “A Fair and Balanced” Approach to Recognizing Political Bias


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.

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

Edwin Gallatin, Lakeside High School, Ashtabula, OH, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
450
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Poster Session-Historians as Literary Readers: Exploring Connections in Core Standards


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Sheila Flihan, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, US; Kristi Fragnoli, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
591
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Poster Session-Breaking the Barrier: Race Relations in Sports beyond Jackie Robinson


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Dave Wheeler, North Central High School, Indianapolis, IN, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
870
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