Secondary Level-High School

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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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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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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Where’s our Water? Teaching Social Justice through Sustainability Education


Given the interconnectedness of the world, students must confront current global issues. Students should learn strategies to affect change and create sustainable solutions to problems involving economics, population, environment, etc.

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

Robyn Fardy, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US; Greg Maloney, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
625
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Psychology: Gateway to the Mind and Behavior


Attendees will participate in hands-on, active learning demonstrations designed to address issues related to cognition, resilience, and critical thinking skills specifically geared for the introductory and AP psychology classroom.

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

Charlie Blair-Broeker, Cedar Falls High School, Cedar Falls, IA, US; Randal Ernst, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE, US

Room: 
262
session id: 
219
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Project Soapbox: Empowering Students to Speak Up for Social Change


In this interactive workshop, participants will explore strategies to empower students to identify and speak out on issues they care about as a first step toward creating sustainable policy change.

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

Jill Bass, Mikva Challenge, Chicago, IL, US; Meghan Goldenstein, Mikva Challenge, Chicago, IL, US

Room: 
127
session id: 
267
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Champion of Academic Freedom: A Tribute to Jack L. Nelson


This session sponsored by the NCSS Academic Freedom Community will offer a discussion of Jack Nelson’s contributions to social studies education and present a lifetime achievement award.

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

Robert Dahlgren, State University of New York at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY, US; Nancy Patterson, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
340
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Teaching Literacy through History: Integrating History and the Common Core


The Gilder Lehrman Teaching Literacy through History program demonstrates how to integrate primary sources and Common Core literacy skills using research-based pedagogy and seminal American history documents.

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

Tim Bailey, The GIlder Lehrman Institute of American History, New York, NY, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
389
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Talk a Mile in their Shoes: Moral Development Dilemma Discussion


Discover a research based and practical framework using moral dilemmas from historical and contemporary individuals to engage and amplify student’s reasoning skills in large class discussions. All grade levels.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Jordan DeLay, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL, US; Carolyn Flores, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL, US; Elaine Marinakos, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL, US

Room: 
267
session id: 
514
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