Secondary Level-High School

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.

Presenters: 

Eric Anderson, Lindhurst High School, Olivehurst, CA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
989
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Connecting Your Government Class and the Real World


Turn your government classroom into an exciting civics lab to teach the workings of government by empowering students to take action on issues they care about.

Presenters: 

Keri Doggett, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, @crfusa; Laura Wesley, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, @crfusa

Room: 
110
session id: 
983
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TBD

Presenters: 

James Liou, Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA

Room: 
311
session id: 
984
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Teaching with Impact: Academic Engagement Using 21st Century Skills


Learn how to change the focus of your lesson in order to better engage students and prepare them for the future.

Presenters: 

Morgan O'Connor, Lakes Community High School, Lake Villa, IL; Ben Kalb, Lakes Community High School, Lake Villa, IL; Rebecca Holst, Lakes Community High School, Lake Villa, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
985
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Boston Public Schools Placeholder 2


TBD

Presenters: 

James Liou, Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA

Room: 
309
session id: 
986
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Primary Sources…Public Action: The Civil Rights Act of 1964


Learn strategies for using primary sources from the Library of Congress to study the Civil Rights Act of 1964, emphasizing actions of citizens and government response.

Presenters: 

Meg Steele, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, @TeachingLC; Cheryl Lederle, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, @TeachingLC

Room: 
110
session id: 
975
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Americans in the Caribbean: Puerto Ricans in US History Classrooms


This session will discuss the place of Puerto Rico in US History and how and what we should teach in the classroom so that we can better understand these Americans.

Presenters: 

David Rodriguez Sanfiorenzo, University of Phoenix, Guaynabo,

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
972
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Developing Historical Thinking through Engagement with Opposing Texts


This study foregrounds an inquiry approach to teaching history through the close examination of student letters completed after exposure to different historical narratives in a high school history class.

Presenters: 

Sonia Murrrow, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York, NY

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
974
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Warning! Contains Graphic Content: Using Graphic Novels in Social Studies


Graphic novels are powerful tools for teaching history and aligning to Common Core. Strategies for teaching with graphic novels will be discussed and modeled and student work will be analyzed.

Presenters: 

Breana Amick, Mid-Carolina High School, Prosperity, SC, @breaamick; Jeffrey Eargle, Springhill High School, Chapin, SC

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
956
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Don't Freak on Teaching Econ! Simulations Teach Dollars and Sense


Economic theory is often challenging for students. Simulations simplify this subject while promoting active learning and role playing. This session provides participants with resources to increase engagement and financial literacy.

Presenters: 

Thomas Ng, Uncommon Charter High School, Brooklyn, NY

Room: 
306
session id: 
959
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