Secondary Level-High School

Can We Talk? Facilitating and Evaluating Classroom-Based Discussions


This session will demonstrate how instructors can utilize Web 2.0 tools such as Answer Garden, Poll Everywhere, and Wiffitti to increase student engagement and extend dialogue beyond the classroom.

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

April Newkirk, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, US; Michelle Reidel, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
415
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Putting NCSS’s Position on Technology into Practice


Come learn how to use social media with your students to breath life into social studies and the democratic experience, grounded in the NCSS position statement on technology.

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

Linda Bennett, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US; Kori Green, El Dorado Middle School, El Dorado, KS, US; Greg Kulowiec, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA, US; Nick Lawrence, East Bronx Academy, New York, NY, US; Joe O'Brien, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Ronald Pe

Room: 
101
session id: 
240
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Abraham Lincoln and His World: Problems of Slavery and Eman


Abraham Lincoln is one of America’s most beloved presidents. His presidential decisions have left a variety of historical interpretations on his views of equality and his role in ending slavery.

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

Howard Krug, Vanguard Collegiate High School, Rochester, NY, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
983
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Don't Lose the Forest between the Trees: Balancing Source Selection


Primary sources take many forms, and provide rich, varied perspectives on historical events. Learn how to build the best selection for a given event, maintaining balance between story and narrative.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Jeremy Gypton, Sunnyside High School, Tucson, AZ

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
702
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"Who ARE These People?" Facilitating Cultural Understanding through Historical Inquiry


How do the practices and products of different groups reveal cultural values? Introducing students to historical methods enables them to formulate pertinent questions, conduct independent research, and communicate their findings.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Joseph Marangell, East Haven Public Schools, East Haven, CT; Regine Randall, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
442
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Use of Google's NGRAM to Explore the Civil Rights Movement


The use of Google's Ngram will be explored to create word maps connected to the civil rights movement.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Lindon Ratliff, Mississippi State University, Meridian, MS

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
938
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Music, TV and Film: Giving History a Modern Feel


Integrate Common Core expectations with music , film, and TV! This interactive session provides easy to implement, hands-on strategies for engaging secondary students in history. Handouts provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Melissa Marks, John Delancey, Joshuar Myers, Scott Balzere, Robert McCullough, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, PA

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
692
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Virgin Territory: The Reintroduction of National History Day to Montana


After a 25-year hiatus, National History Day is back in Montana and survey results indicate the program is making an impact on students' experiences in the social studies classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Michael Scarlett, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
369
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An Ecological Education: Interdisciplinarity in Social Studies


Social studies, by its very nature, demands an interdisciplinary approach. Likewise, ecological education thrives in cross-curricular settings. We will examine how we can integrate ecologically inspired approaches into social studies.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Janis Irwin, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
922
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Out of Place and Finding Home: Curriculum on Bhutanese-Nepali Refugees


This lesson examines the quest for social and political rights by Bhutanese-Nepalis. Materials and activities help students examine why and how persons become displaced and how they rebuild their lives.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Rachel Meyer, South Asia Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, TX

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
124
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