Secondary Level-High School

Dreadful Days: WWII in the Pacific Theater through Primary Sources


This presentation focuses on strategies for teaching the Pacific Theater of WWII with ready-to-go primary source materials that culminate in student-designed memorials. All attendees will receive a curriculum guide.

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

Stephanie Lee Rizas, Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School, Bethesda, MD, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
956
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The Common Core in the History Classroom: Sources and Strategies


Using works of art from the 1913 Armory Show and primary sources covering concurrent social movements, participants will learn strategies to address the instructional shifts demanded by the CCSS.

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

Mia Nagawiecki, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
780
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Teaching American History through Art at the MFA, Boston


The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston houses one of the finest collections of American art. Learn how you can use the museum as a resource while meeting Common Core standards.

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

Suzi Fonda, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
838
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Teaching about Slavery: Insights from a Museum-Based Teacher Cohort


Discover archival documents and stories to represent the humanity of the enslaved, challenge your students’ thinking, and maintain sensitivity to racial dynamics in the classroom. Approaches tested for grades K-12.

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

Lisa Gilbert, Missouri History Museum, Saint Louis, MO, US

Room: 
104
session id: 
474
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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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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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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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