Secondary Level-High School

The Courage to Care: Holocaust Resistance and Rescue


Why did some care while others remained indifferent? Participants will explore this central focus by analyzing and evaluating primary sources to synthesize the dilemma that confronted so many.

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

Barbara Bernard, SUNY Oneonta, SUNY Old Westbury, Oneonta, Old Westbury, NY; Vincent Marmorale, New York State Council for the Social Studies, New York, NY

Room: 
109
session id: 
449
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The Technological Revolution: Freeing Your Students' Creativity Using Technology


Your students know more than you. Don't fight it. Embrace it. Learn how to use existing technology like Google apps, Schoology, and a flip-class model enhancing creativity and critical thinking.

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

Chris Brady, District 127 Grayslake Central High School, Grayslake, IL, @cbradesteach; Jim Plaza, District 127 Grayslake Central High School, Grayslake, IL, @mrplaza22

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
433
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Using the Digital Public Library of America in the Classroom


The award-winning Digital Public Library of America contains millions of open-access items from American history. This session explores ways to engage students with DPLA content through C3 skill-building activities.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Dan Cohen, Digital Public Library of America, Boston, MA, @dancohen; Franky Abbott, Digital Public Library of America, Boston, MA, @franky_abbott

Room: 
302
session id: 
437
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Improving Literacy Skills for ALL Students in the Government Classroom


An American Government teacher and a literacy specialist share their collaborative work to enhance reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills for students with a range of emotional and learning disabilities.

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

Michelle Stone, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Maureen Rubenstein, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
438
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Who's to Blame? A Student Investigation of Civil War Causes


This ready-to-teach student-centered activity investigates how slavery caused the Civil War, including economically, politically, and morally, through students role-playing historical figures in a congressional hearing.

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

William Busbin, Auburn High School, Auburn, AL, @BusbinsClassAHS

Room: 
101
session id: 
442
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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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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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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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