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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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; Lindsey Clewell, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Marcia Motter, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Janet Roberts, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV

Room: 
205
session id: 
497
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Bringing Gender into the High School Social Studies Curriculum


This panel of teacher/academics discusses the pedagogical effectiveness of biographies of American women to illuminate, expand, enlarge, understand students' understanding of historic periods, movements or events in US history.

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

Carol Berkin, Baruch College, New York City, NY; Bruce Lesh, Franklin High School, Baltimore, MD; Barbara Winslow, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

Room: 
312
session id: 
498
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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, North American University, Houston, TX; 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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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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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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