Secondary Level-High School

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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The Civic Engagement Project: Evoking Citizenship in a Government Class


Learn about organizing a comprehensive Civic Engagement Project that integrates the six Proven Practices and guides students down the path to active citizenship and participation in your community.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Donald Pankuch, Metea Valley High School, Aurora, IL; Susan Fuhrer, Metea Valley High School, Aurora, IL; Heather Weisenburger, Metea Valley High School, Aurora, IL; Scott Gregory, Metea Valley High School, Aurora, IL

Room: 
101
session id: 
461
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A Constitutional Convention for the 21st Century


Use art, biography, a daily delegate attendance record, maps of historic Philadelphia, and a guide to Madison's notes to teach students about the Constitutional Convention, through TeachingAmericanHistory.org.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:40pm - 5:35pm
Presenters: 

Michelle Hubenschmidt, Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, Ashland, OH

Room: 
108
session id: 
463
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Interdisciplinary Studies: Integrating Literature and Technology into Global Connections


The session will explore integrating literature into Global Connections/World History with a focus on aligning learning targets to Common Core Standards, emerging technology and building 21st Century skills.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:10am - 11:05am
Presenters: 

Erin Moore, Downers Grove North High School, Downers Grove, IL; Justin Ashton, Downers Grove North High School, Downers Grove North, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
469
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The Ghost of Globalization Past


Explore the power of well-rounded civic learning through a globalization case study of the Roman Empire and Han China that emphasizes economics, government, and comparative culture analysis.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

Andrew Potter, Envision, Vienna, VA

Room: 
207
session id: 
458
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Using HISTORY Digital Media to Investigate Primary Sources


Primary sources are more than photos and documents. Learn how HISTORY digital media uses news reel footage and letters to deliver compelling storytelling and multiple points of view.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Presenters: 

Geraldine Stevens, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Evanston, IL; Kim Gilmore, AETN, New York, NY

Room: 
201
session id: 
454
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Prioritizing the Federal Budget: A Kennedy Library Simulation for Students


A popular Kennedy Library civic education program will be presented for classroom adaptation. Participants are economic advisors to the president setting priorities for the federal government's discretionary budget.

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

Nina Tisch, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, MA

Room: 
200
session id: 
455
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Smarter Balanced Assessment: The Common Core and History Instruction


An overview of the Smarter Balanced Assessment of CommonCore skills with an exploration of the implications for instruction, resource collection, and assessment in the history classroom.

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

Ryan Theodoriches, Evergreen Public Schools, Vancouver, WA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
450
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Socrates to Sartre in a Semester: Philosophy in High School


Learn to establish a high school philosophy class, or include philosophical critical thinking into any social studies class. Participants will engage in a philosophical lesson, receive materials and course ideas.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:10am - 11:05am
Presenters: 

Nick Caltagirone, Community High School, West Chicago, IL; Daniel Fouts, Maine West High School, Des Plaines, IL

Room: 
310
session id: 
452
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Learning in 3D: Demystifying 3D Technology for the Social Studies


Meet Smithsonian staff and learn to integrate 3D technology and social studies in your school by using the Smithsonian’s new 3D object collection and inquiry based education resources.

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

Matthew Hoffman, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, DC

Room: 
201
session id: 
447
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