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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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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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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You CAN Change History: Modifying Instructional Language for English Learners


This session will demonstrate how to modify instructional language to help ELs access the content of US History. Common instructional errors will be discussed. Handouts will be provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Presenters: 

Jason O'Brien, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; Andrea Word, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

Room: 
201
session id: 
400
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