Secondary Level-High School

"Reconstruction: Freedom, Equality, and Citizenship after the Civil War"


"Reconstruction, a pivotal moment in US History lets students explore questions about national identity, freedom and justice that are fundamental to historical understanding and citizenship today. Resources and lessons included. "

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

"Laura Tavares, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA; Dan Sigward, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA"

Room: 
102
session id: 
502
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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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The Geographic Lens within the C3 Framework's Inquiry Arc


"The C3 Social Studies Framework uses inquiry-teaching strategies. C3 applies spatial/environmental perspectives of geography. This session links the C3’s Inquiry Arc, social studies content, and the National Geography Standards"

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

"Paul Nagel, Pleasant Hill High School, Natchitoches, LA; Jim Hauf, Berkeley Middle School, Berkeley, MO; Joseph P. Stoltman, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Robert W. Morrill, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA"

Room: 
311
session id: 
494
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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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Closing the Opportunity Gap with Rigorous Close Reading Questions


Learn to empower ALL students to reading complex texts with high-level questions that promote a growth mindset and critical thinking. Gain access to a database of teacher-created close reading exemplars.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Presenters: 

"Angela Orr, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Stacy Drum, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Lindsey Clewell, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV"

Room: 
205
session id: 
497
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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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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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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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"The Supreme Court Case behind King's """"Letter from Birmingham Jail"""""


"Uses primary sources to examine Walker v. Birmingham, the seminal Supreme Court case behind Dr. King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” Explores relationship between rule of law and civil disobedience. "

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

"Howard Kaplan, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, @abapubliced; Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, @abapubliced"

Room: 
102
session id: 
484
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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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