Secondary Level-High School

Ten Minute Tweet: Promoting Student Voice inside/outside the Classroom


Using either Twitter or Twister, students practice summarizing new information, sharing their opinion on current events or political candidates, or solving problems faced by historical and contemporary world figures.

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

Amanda Colborne, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, @historycolborne

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1061
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Active Learning: Preparing Students for Civic Life


To prepare for college, career, and civic life, students need to be less passive and more active in their learning. Come see how active learning can excite and engage students.

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

Greg Timmons, Education Consultant, Missoula, MT

Room: 
204
session id: 
1056
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Mandela and the Freedom Movement: Enduring Lessons, Primary Documents


Nelson Mandela’s life teaches civics and history lessons. Using primary documents, participants will examine his role in shaping historical events; explore tensions between truth and justice and politics and ethics.

Time: 
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Barbara Brown, Boston University, Boston, MA; Dan Eshet, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA

Room: 
101
session id: 
1045
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Relevant Reading: Connecting Curriculum to Core Concepts in the Classroom


Using literacy to encourage more than just reading. Selecting and developing readings to enhance class content, critical thinking, and discussion skills.

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

Kristyn Campos, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL

Room: 
310
session id: 
1042
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TRAILS: Several Courses' Worth of Sociology Resources at Your Fingertips


Fourth session in four-part symposium. Focuses on TRAILS–the Teaching Resources and Innovation Library for Sociology. Participants receive free trial access to TRAILS resources, including hundreds of lesson plans.

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

Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

Room: 
109
session id: 
1038
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AP Economics: Updates, Best Practices for Test Results and C3


New engaging activity-based lessons from CEE which emphasize an ""economic way of thinking"" are showcased. Raise your teaching and skills in preparing for AP exams and C 3 framework alignments.

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

Bruce Damasio, Towson University ( Maryland Council for Economic Education ), Towson, MD; Doug Young, Council for Economic Education, New York City, NY

Room: 
313
session id: 
1039
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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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