Secondary Level-High School

Poster Session-Global Perspectives on History: The Slave Trade


This session will examine global perspectives on teaching the slave trade by examining sources from Ugandan, U.S. and U.K. curricula and materials.

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

Jonathan Burbidge, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Gilbert Kaburu, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; David To, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
656
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Poster Session-Common Core Collaboration: Supporting Social Studies with Web 2.0 Tools


Collaborative learning experiences engage students while teaching them Common Core competencies. Learn ways that you can add collaboration opportunities for students to your Social Studies curriculum using Web 2.0 tools.

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

Anne Roycroft, Florida Virtual School, Orlando, FL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
612
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Poster Session-Learning to Write, Writing to Learn, Surviving the Common Core


Integrate the Common Core without losing the content you love! Improve students’ thinking and writing skills using Writing to Learn and Learning to Write strategies. Resource packets will be provided.

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

Stacey Gorman, Mundelein High School, Mundelein, IL, US; Melissa Schaefer, Mundelein High School, Mundelein, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
659
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Poster Session-Virgin Territory: The Reintroduction of National History Day to Montana


After a 25-year hiatus, National History Day is back in Montana and survey results indicate the program is making an impact on students' experiences in the social studies classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Michael Scarlett, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
369
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Poster Session-Use of Google's NGRAM to Explore the Civil Rights Movement


The use of Google's Ngram will be explored to create word maps connected to the civil rights movement.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Lindon Ratliff, Mississippi State University, Meridian, MS, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
938
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Poster Session-Opening Doors to Home Ownership: Developing Students' Financial/Economic Literacy


This presentation will feature free interactive web-based resources to develop financial literacy competencies of: earning, spending, saving, borrowing and protecting against risk in aiding students to become informed decision makers.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Gary Clayton, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, US; Kimberly Code, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
476
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Poster Session-Agents of Place: Using Steetview Maps in the Classroom


In this lesson, students use Google's Streetview project to learn about what factors create a "sense of place" in a secret agent-style game.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Spencer Abbe, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
866
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Poster Session-Out of Place and Finding Home: Curriculum on Bhutanese-Nepali Refugees


This lesson examines the quest for social and political rights by Bhutanese-Nepalis. Materials and activities help students examine why and how persons become displaced and how they rebuild their lives.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Rachel Meyer, South Asia Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
124
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Poster Session-An Ecological Education: Interdisciplinarity in Social Studies


Social studies, by its very nature, demands an interdisciplinary approach. Likewise, ecological education thrives in cross-curricular settings. We will examine how we can integrate ecologically inspired approaches into social studies.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Janis Irwin, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, CA

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
922
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Poster Session-Yes! There IS Room for Literacy in Social Studies Instruction!


Can I encourage students to synthesize content while fostering literacy? This high energy, interactive session demonstrates nuts and bolts strategies to foster content and instructional shifts for college/career readiness.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Lisa Hardwig, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US; Justin Reese, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US; Heidi Trexler, School District of Lancaster, , PA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
749
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