Secondary Level-High School

Motivate with Music and Media! The Hot 100+ Classroom Ideas


Experience classroom activities utilizing music and movie excerpts that help explain and interpret historical events in diverse ways for diverse learners. Packets of 100+ ideas provide resources for immediate use.

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

Judith Failoni, Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO, US; Ed Wright, Brentwood High School, St. Louis, MO, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
503
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Psychology's National Standards and Literacy: Delivering on the Core


This session demonstrates how the APA's National Standards deliver Common Core content and literacy. This interactive session highlights key domains in psychology and provides comprehensive learning strategies for all students.

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

Amy Fineburg, Oak Mountain High School, Birmingham, AL, US; Steve Jones, City of Medicine Academy, Durham, NC, US

Room: 
262
session id: 
37
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SkewU: Helping Students Become More Discerning News Viewers


Today's numerous information sources combined with politicized news reporting create a difficult environment for a student trying to sort fact from opinion. Skewed News Tutor's founder will share lesson ideas.

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

Colleen Krantz, Skewed News Tutor, Adel, IA, US

Room: 
274
session id: 
171
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Gaming for Change: Learning about Global Issues through Serious Games


Serious online games are great media to engage students to learn about global issues. Theoretical perspectives, case studies, pedagogical approaches and sample lessons will be discussed in this session.

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

Ching-Fu Lan, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, US

Room: 
242
session id: 
855
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From Montgomery to Soweto: Achieving Social Justice through Economics


Using the Montgomery bus boycott and anti-apartheid efforts in South Africa as examples, this session highlights how principles of economics can be applied to achieve social justice.

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

Amy Hennessy, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, US; Lesley Mace, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta- Jacksonville Branch, Jacksonville, FL, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
252
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Old Man River: Humans and their Relationship with the Mississippi


Presentation focuses on human interaction with the Mississippi River. These primary sources will be used interactively: Mark Twain’s account of Life on the Mississippi, historic flood photography, and Google Earth.

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

Jayson Evaniuck, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
241
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Can We Talk? Facilitating and Evaluating Classroom-Based Discussions


This session will demonstrate how instructors can utilize Web 2.0 tools such as Answer Garden, Poll Everywhere, and Wiffitti to increase student engagement and extend dialogue beyond the classroom.

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

April Newkirk, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, US; Michelle Reidel, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
415
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Putting NCSS’s Position on Technology into Practice


Come learn how to use social media with your students to breath life into social studies and the democratic experience, grounded in the NCSS position statement on technology.

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

Linda Bennett, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US; Kori Green, El Dorado Middle School, El Dorado, KS, US; Greg Kulowiec, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA, US; Nick Lawrence, East Bronx Academy, New York, NY, US; Joe O'Brien, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Ronald Pe

Room: 
101
session id: 
240
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Abraham Lincoln and His World: Problems of Slavery and Eman


Abraham Lincoln is one of America’s most beloved presidents. His presidential decisions have left a variety of historical interpretations on his views of equality and his role in ending slavery.

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

Howard Krug, Vanguard Collegiate High School, Rochester, NY, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
983
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Don't Lose the Forest between the Trees: Balancing Source Selection


Primary sources take many forms, and provide rich, varied perspectives on historical events. Learn how to build the best selection for a given event, maintaining balance between story and narrative.

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

Jeremy Gypton, Sunnyside High School, Tucson, AZ

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
702
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