Secondary Level-High School

I Believe in ZERO: Learning from the World's Children


Learn about a new book by the CEO of UNICEF and an accompanying teacher’s guide covering topics including child rights, infant mortality and children’s health, emergency relief, and child labor.

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

Daniel Sadowsky, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, New York, NY, @TeachUNICEF

Room: 
103
session id: 
495
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Commemorating Magna Carta: Symbol of Freedom under Law


Magna Carta has come to represent core political and legal values for the world. Session offers resources for teaching about Magna Carta as it celebrates its 800th anniversary in 2015.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
Presenters: 

Tiffany Middleton, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, @middletiff; Howard Kaplan, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL; Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
488
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(Almost) The Entire World Endorses Child Rights


The Convention on the Rights of the Child is 25! Learn why the U.S. is alone in failing to ratify it and how you can effectively teach about this topic.

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

Scott Hirschfeld, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, New York, NY, @TeachUNICEF

Room: 
207
session id: 
489
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Understanding Court Injunctions


Session will outline a step-by-step guide for reading and understanding federal court-issued injunctions. A document map of an injunction will serve as a guide. Resources will also be shared.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
Presenters: 

Tiffany Middleton, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL; Mark Cohen, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
490
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When is Biology Private? Fourth Amendment and the Body


This session will explore how the Supreme Court has ruled on Fourth Amendment issues related to the human body--fingerprinting to strip searches to the collection of blood and DNA.

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

Catherine Hawke, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL; Mark Cohen, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL

Room: 
311
session id: 
491
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The Pentagon Papers: Government Secrecy and National Security


Session will explore primary sources related the case U.S. v. Daniel Ellsberg, and discuss how to incorporate federal trials into the classroom. Participants will receive resources for use with students.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
Presenters: 

Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL; Bruce Ragsdale, Federal Judicial Center, Washington, DC

Room: 
302
session id: 
492
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New Research on Pedagogical Practices of Highly Effective Civics Teachers


TBD

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

Diana Hess, Spencer Institute, Chicago, IL; Peter Levine, , ; Walter Parker, ,

Room: 
210
session id: 
486
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Teaching Revolution: The Four Dimensions of the Boston Tea Party


The Boston Tea Party sparked the American Revolution. Join us as we use the C3 Framework to explore methodologies for teaching students about this historic event.

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

Sean Lawler, Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Boston, MA

Room: 
201
session id: 
471
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Who to Believe?; News Literacy and the 2014 Elections


A team of educators in southwest Missouri developed a unit of instruction on News-Literacy, using the C-3 Framework, in an attempt to help their students understand the 2014 elections.

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

Steven Hinch, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO; Tim Pfeil, Greenwood Laboratory School, Springfield, MT

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
474
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On the Border: Using History to Teach Controversial Border Issues


Do history textbooks miss the real story? If the topic is U.S.-Mexico relations, the answer is YES! Join this interactive session for new perspectives. Exclusive materials from the State Department.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:20pm - 6:15pm
Presenters: 

Susan Holly, US Department of State, Office of the Historian, Washington, DC, @HistoryAtState; George Mitchell, Montgomery County Public Schools, Olney, MD; Sarah Winchester, Freelance Infographic Designer, Atlanta, GA

Room: 
205
session id: 
482
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