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Can You Say Hallelujah? Teaching about Religion in Schools


What can be taught about religion in public schools? How can religion be integrated to promote tolerance and global awareness? We’ll share ideas for games, discussion, and activities! Materials provided.

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

Russell Binkley, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, US; James Daly, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, US; Melissa Marks, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Greensburg, PA, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
26
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What are They Singing about? Musicians sometimes Know the Past


Popular music often addresses the issues of today. Yet, some songs tell the story of past historical events that correspond to primary source documents from that time period.

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

Brent Chowen, Brigham Young University--Hawaii, Laie, HI, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
798
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The Mind as a Gateway to Learning


Biology, cognitive load, mindfulness, stress, and anxiety all have an impact on learning. Find out what researchers are discovering about these connections.

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

Peter Masciopinto, Glen Brook South High School, Glenview, IL, US; Hilary Rosenthal, Bolingbrook, IL

Room: 
262
session id: 
422
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Socratic Seminar for Social Justice Conversation


Socratic Seminar is facilitated discussion that teaches students to ask questions, engage in dialogue, and to understand complex content. It's an excellent way to engage in issues of social justice.

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

Brian Gibbs, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
447
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Making Invisible History Visible


How can students get involved in finding "untold stories" about African American History? This session helps schools engage students in civic learning experiences that center around preserving African American history.

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

John Moore, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, US; Barry Thomas, Omaha Public Schools, Omaha, NE, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
827
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You've Got Issues...You Just Didn't Know It!


Participants will learn how to "issue-ize" their existing instructional units in American history and world history by applying an issues-centered focus to increase student engagement and understanding.

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

Ronald Evans, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, US; William Fernekes, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ, US; Arlene Gardner, New Jersey Center for Civic Education, Piscataway, NJ, US; Gregg Jorgensen, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, US; Kim Koeppen, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN, US; Mark Previte, University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, Johnstown, PA, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
457
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Creating History Walks to Consider Social Justice


March with Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., consider the needs of your students, and feature a variety of primary source materials as you differentiate content, the classroom process and student products.

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

Steve Beasley, s3strategies, Lubbock, TX, US; Sherry Owens, s3strategies, Lubbock, TX, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
469
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Teaching about Fred Korematsu and the Japanese American WWII Internment


Karen Korematsu, Fred Korematsu’s daughter, will share her father’s story about his fight against the WWII Japanese-American Internment through the video “Of Civil Wrongs and Rights” and Korematsu Institute curriculum.

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

Evan Goldberg, Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, CA, US; Karen Korematsu, Fred T. Korematsu Institute for Civil Rights and Education, San Francisco, CA, US

Room: 
263
session id: 
647
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Beyond the Boundaries: Using Sports to Teach American History


By using primary source materials, Drs. Loosbrock and Crowther demonstrate how sports history can be used to teach larger themes in American history, such as gender, ethnicity, urbanization, and economics.

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

Ed Crowther, Adams State University, Adams State University, CO, US; Rich Loosbrock, Adams State University/NCAA, Alamosa, CO, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
691
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About this Map: Critical Approaches to World Geography Education


This presentation provides strategies for using a critical approach to geography education to enhance students’ global mindedness while engaging teachers in reflection on how they think about the world.

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

Jason R. Harshman, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
567
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