Secondary Level-High School

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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Teaching about Fred Korematsu and the Japanese American WWII Internment


Karen Korematsu, Fred Korematsu’s daughter, will share her father’s story about his fight against the WWII Japanese-American Internment through the video “Of Civil Wrongs and Rights” and Korematsu Institute curriculum.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:20pm - 6:15pm
Presenters: 

Karen Korematsu, Fred T. Korematsu Institute, San Francisco, CA; Evan Goldberg, Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, CA

Room: 
311
session id: 
395
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Using Civil Discourse to Talk About ANYTHING!


Engage ALL students in deliberation of controversial questions using CCSS literacy skills. Leave with inclusion strategies and materials that create a safe environment for this proven practice of civic education.

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

Lisa Willuweit, Community High School, West Chicago, IL; John Chisholm, Community High School, West Chicago, IL; Roberta Felfle, Community High School, West Chicago, IL; Mary Ellen Daneels, Community High School, West Chicago, IL

Room: 
313
session id: 
396
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Inquiry, Values and Human Rights: Meeting the Challenge


Most topics in American History contain human rights issues – issues often reflected in contemporary events. Participants examine inquiry-based teaching strategies for helping students address these value-laden issues.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Presenters: 

Thomas (Tim) Weinland, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Room: 
101
session id: 
397
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Enhancing Your Council's Advocacy Efforts: Connecticut's Success Story


In recent months, members of Connecticut’s social studies community have intensified their public advocacy efforts with resounding success. Learn about their intriguing history, goals, strategies, challenges, and experiences.

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

David Bosso, Berlin High School, Berlin, CT, @DavidBosso; John Tully, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT, @CT_Council; Steve Armstrong, Connecticut Department of Education, Hartford, CT; Carolyn Ivanoff, Shelton Intermediate School, Shelton, CT; Gene Stec, Madison Middle School, Trumbull, CT

Room: 
304
session id: 
393
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How to Identify, Design, and Manage Effective Social Studies Simulations


This workshop will clarify confusion about what exactly a simulation is and provide you the tools you need to design and implement effective simulations in your social studies classroom.

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

Cory Wright-Maley, St. Mary's University College, Calgary, AB; Parag Joshi, Manchester High School, Manchester, CT; Sara Dziedzic, Woodstock Academy, Woodstock, CT

Room: 
303
session id: 
389
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Effects of Jigsaw on Students' Achievement and Interest in Nigeria


The study investigates the effects of Jigsaw on the achievement and interest of students in social studies and determines gender differences. Quasi-experimental study of a non-equivalent control group design used.

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

Joseph Onuoha, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Nigeria, Nsukka Enugu State, ; Njideka Eneogu, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka, Enugu,

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
390
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