Secondary Level-High School

"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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Agents of Place: Using Steetview Maps in the Classroom


In this lesson students use Google's Streetview project to learn about what factors create a "sense of place" in a secret agent-style game.

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

Spencer Abbe, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
866
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Opening Doors to Home Ownership: Developing Students' Financial/Economic Literacy


This presentation will feature free interactive web-based resources to develop financial literacy competencies of: earning, spending, saving, borrowing and protecting against risk in aiding students to become informed decision makers.

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

Kimberly Code, Gary Clayton, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
476
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World on the Brink: Communication, Foreign Policy, and U.S.-USSR


You are Kennedy or Khrushchev and it is 1962. Will you make the right decision or plunge the world into nuclear darkness? Its your decision now.

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

Gary Morris, McLean County High School, Calhoun, KY; Mary Theresa Hallock-Morris, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
802
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Yes! There IS Room for Literacy in Social Studies Instruction!


Can I encourage students to synthesize content while fostering literacy? This high energy, interactive session demonstrates nuts and bolts’ strategies to foster content and instructional shifts for college/career readiness.

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

Heidi Trexler, Justin Reese, Lisa Hardwig, School District of Lancaster, PA

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
749
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