Secondary Level-High School

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
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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
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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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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
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Seeds of Inquiry: Engaging Students with US History Content


Learn to plant seeds of inquiry in US History! As entry points into the past, short texts reveal enough content to capture student interest, jumpstart inquiry, and cultivate learning pathways.

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

Tina Heafner, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC; Dixie Massey, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Room: 
101
session id: 
994
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Developing Reading Guides for Civil Rights Movement Primary Sources


History students often have trouble reading and understanding assigned documents. Reading guides lead students through the various levels of reading comprehension. Examples are drawn from the American civil rights movement.

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

Robert Green, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
996
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Boston Public Schools Placeholder 2


TBD

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

James Liou, Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA

Room: 
309
session id: 
986
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Continuities and Shifts: One District's Journey towards C3 Alignment


This session explores one district's experience with C3 curriculum alignment. Highlighting the challenges and lessons learned, this session will provide opportunities to learn about the C3 and curricular renovation.

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

Katie Nease, Rockwood School District, Eureka, MO; Jessica Vehlewald, Rockwood School District, Eureka, MO; Kathy Swan, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; Lauren Colley, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
987
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Boston Public Schools Placeholder #3


TBD

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

James Liou, Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA

Room: 
302
session id: 
988
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Political Indigestion: Making Sense of our Political System


Students define and apply the five elements of a political system, gaining political self-awareness and actively participating in the system through community involvement.

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

Eric Anderson, Lindhurst High School, Olivehurst, CA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
989
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