Secondary Level-High School

"Understanding the Middle East through Inquiry, Simulation and Media Literacy"


"How can we teach rigorous scholarship, critical thinking, core knowledge, Common Core literacy, C3 dimensions, and life-long learning to ALL students? Come see and get a CD with the materials. "

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
Presenters: 

"Chris Sperry, Project Look Sharp, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY"

Room: 
308
session id: 
420
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The Social Studies Critical Thinking Lab


The Library of Congress impacts two educational institutions by awarding Teaching with Primary Sources grants. See how the use of primary sources can change classroom instruction and foster student learning.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

"Rachel Hernandez-Eckert, Education Service Center Region 13, Austin, TX, @rachelh002; Tina Melcher, Round Rock Independent School District, Round Rock, TX"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
422
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Judenrat: The Government of the Choiceless Choice


"The Nazis imposed Jewish governments in the ghettoes. There were good people who resisted, and others who sought their own gain. Another piece of the complex truth of the Holocaust."

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:00am - 8:55am
Presenters: 

"Tom Glaser, Mater Academy Charter High School, Hialeah Gardens, FL; Jason O'Connor, North Broward Preparatory School, Coconut Creek, FL"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
423
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WH and WHAP: Making History Personal


"Looking to engage students in learning, integrate core standards and improve test scores? Through the use of blogs and """"out of the box"""" creative assessments - this is a reality!"

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

"Ruth Burson, Notre Dame High School, San Jose, CA"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
424
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Practical Applications of the Common Core by Real Teachers


The Common Core doesn't have to be frightening! Work with real NYC classroom teachers on easy methods to modify your teaching and materials to be more aligned with the CCSS!

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

"Matthew Foglino, ATT/UFT, Wings Academy High School, Bronx, NJ; Michael Freydin, ATSS/UFT, Halsey JHS 157, Queens, NY"

Room: 
302
session id: 
427
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Teacher's Guide to Reducing School Push-out and Rerouting the Pipeline


This session will explain five powerful shifts in teacher thinking and practice that can help reduce school push-out and divert students from the school-to-prison pipeline.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
Presenters: 

"June Christian, Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL, @JuneC_TT; Sara Wicht, Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL, @SaraW_TT; Emily Chiariello, Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL, @EmilyC_TT"

Room: 
103
session id: 
413
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Citizenship and Identity: Lessons from World War I and Turkey


World War I and emerging nation states in the wake of Ottoman demise provide an understanding of the Middle East today. Investigate lessons that provide multiple perspectives of national narratives.

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

"Melinda McClimans, The Middle East Studies Center at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Joan Brodsky Schur, City and Country School, NYC, New York City, NY"

Room: 
308
session id: 
412
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Creating Inquiry-Based Assessment in the Social Studies


Come learn about inquiry-based instruction in the social studies and how to design assessments that incorporate the critical thinking skills students need to be successful today.

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

"Sarah Kaka, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO, @kakateach"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
401
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Ye of Little Faith in Government


"Avoid the march of Presidents! These ready-to-go, evidence-driven and literacy-rich materials for teaching history (Nixon to Obama) frame inquiry around the rise of conservatism, polarization, and trust in government. "

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

"Amy Bloom, Oakland Schools, MI; Alec Synder, Royal Oak High School, Royal Oak, MI; Alycia Chase, West Bloomfield High School, West Bloomfield, MI; Kenneth Cameron, Bloomfield Hills High School, Bloomfield Hills, MI"

Room: 
111
session id: 
404
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Democratic Classroom Pedagogies and the Common Core


"Learn and practice research-based, Common Core and C3-aligned democratic pedagogies. These classroom techniques will facilitate student-driven discussions, dramatically enhance student engagement, and strengthen 21st Century skills."

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

"Gillian Pressman, Generation Citizen, Boston, MA, @gencitizen; Alison Cohen, University of California, Berkeley, San Francisco, CA"

Room: 
305
session id: 
405
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