Secondary Level-High School

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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Using Purposeful Questioning in the US History Classroom


Writing tests is hard work…so let us do it. We'll share our database of 5,000 sorted and sequenced US History questions and explain why they are so effective.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

Joshua Gordon, Knewton, New York, NY

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
380
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Real World Learning: The Hometown Heroes Service Learning Project


Learn how students can apply new knowledge and ideas in real world settings through the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's Hometown Heroes Service Learning Project. Detailed lessons and student projects highlighted.

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

Lindy Poling, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Washington, DC; Sharon Deane, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Washington, DC; Susan Tomlinson, Franklin Central High School, Indianapolis, IN; Andrew Demko, Rainier Jr/Sr High School, Rainier, OR

Room: 
108
session id: 
371
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Solving the World's Problems One Simulation at a Time


Pandemics, rising oceans, Middle East conflicts, and terrorism - learn to challenge your students'ability to think critically by employing diplomacy in these relevant scenarios. Lessons for classroom use provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

Lois Graham, Downers Grove North High School, Downers Grove, IL; Maegan Grogan, Downers Grove North High School, Downers Grove, IL

Room: 
107
session id: 
372
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Going Global with Equality, Hunger, and Security: Bipartisan Success/Failure?


Dole-McGovern. Casey-Lugar. Senate odd couples or bipartisan BFFs? Explore how students place policy issues about people with disabilities, hunger and security into global and bipartisan context and act on issues.

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

Ramiro Hermosillo, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Joe Segraves, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Chris Fellows, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Matt Apuzzo, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
377
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Teaching Macroeconomics to Promote Civic Engagement


Macroeconomics is a fundamental knowledge necessary for informed citizenship. We will show you how to better teach macroeconomics to better engage students while using 21st century technologies.

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

Nicholas Anello, Homewood Flossmoor High School, Flossmoor, IL; David Kush, Homewood Flossmoor High School, Flossmoor, IL; Carl Coates, Homewood Flossmoor High School, Flossmoor, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
360
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Campaign, Don't Complain: Teaching Elections through Action Civics


This interactive workshop will equip participants with strategies to help students identify their own political ideology, learn about candidates running for office and become active participants in the electoral process.

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

Meghan Goldenstein, Mikva Challenge, Chicago, IL; Jill Bass, Mikva Challenge, Chicago, IL

Room: 
304
session id: 
363
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1861-1863 Congressional Activism: How Legislators Helped to End the Civil War


Discover how Library of Congress primary source analysis techniques align with the Common Core and C3. Simulate implementation of the 1863 National Banking Act. Leave with free classroom-ready resources.

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

Elise Langan, Middle Georgia State College (USG), Macon, GA; Amy Hennessy , Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
364
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Building an Archaeology Program in Secondary Schools


Participants will discuss processes to incorporate archaeology programs within schools and within other classes. Focus will be on past successful programs, professional partnerships and hands on learning.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:00am - 8:55am
Presenters: 

Kimberly Popetz, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum/Maryland State Museum of Archaeology, St Leonard, MD

Room: 
310
session id: 
356
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