Secondary Level-High School

Teaching Tolerance in Public Schools: Religious Diversity Forum


Learn how to plan, prepare and facilitate an interactive learning experience about five of the world's religions for high school students.

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

Eric Vichnick, Lakes Community High School, Lake Villa, IL; Morgan O'Connor, Lakes Community High School, Lake Villa, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
430
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Preparing for Civic Participation: Engaging Students with Current Public Issues


Join Street Law, Inc. to explore new student activities that integrate current, controversial public issues with U.S Government content in order to boost students’ abilities to participate in our democracy.

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

Lena Morreale Scott, Street Law, Inc., Silver Spring, MD; Megan Hanson, Street Law, Inc., Silver Spring, MD; Laurel Singleton, Broomfield, CO

Room: 
305
session id: 
432
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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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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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Put Yourself in their Shoes: World War I Interactive Resources


Bring WWI alive in your classroom! This session will share interactive activities related to the start of the war. Free primary source activities and educational film resources will be distributed.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Lisa Pennington, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA; Amanda Williams, The MacArthur Memorial, Norfolk, VA

Room: 
110
session id: 
407
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APA/TOPSS Psychology Standards: Deepening Scientific Inquiry & Literacy


Aligned with C3 framework? Let Teachers of Psychology Secondary Schools (TOPSS) and the American Psychological Association (APA) enhance student inquiry, literacy in social science. Includes demonstrations, digital tools, formative assessments.

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

Maria Vita, APA TOPSS, Washington DC, DC, @mariavita1; Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Public Schools, Assessment Specialist, Lincoln, NE, @rmcenta

Room: 
109
session id: 
408
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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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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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