Secondary Level-High School

About this Map: Critical Approaches to World Geography Education


This presentation provides strategies for using a critical approach to geography education to enhance students’ global mindedness while engaging teachers in reflection on how they think about the world.

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

Jason R. Harshman, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Room: 
275
session id: 
567
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Project Soapbox: Empowering Students to Speak Up for Social Change


In this interactive workshop, participants will explore strategies to empower students to identify and speak out on issues they care about as a first step toward creating sustainable policy change.

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

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

Room: 
127
session id: 
267
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Making Invisible History Visible


How can students get involved in finding "untold stories" about African American History? This session helps schools engage students in civic learning experiences that center around preserving African American history.

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

Barry Thomas, Omaha Public Schools, Omaha, NE; John Moore, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Room: 
240
session id: 
827
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Champion of Academic Freedom: A Tribute to Jack L. Nelson


This session sponsored by the NCSS Academic Freedom Community will offer a discussion of Jack Nelson’s contributions to social studies education and present a lifetime achievement award.

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

Robert Dahlgren, State University of New York at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY; Nancy Patterson, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Room: 
241
session id: 
340
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Using the Accounts of Marco Polo, Ibn Batuta and Xuanzang to Teach World History


Using the writings of these travelers attendees allows teachers to integrate them into the classroom to teach both historical topics and the common core standards associated with reading.

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

Jonathon Kaminsky, Prospect High School, Mt. Prospect, IL

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
76
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Using Museum Objects to Make Global Connections in History


This interactive session will explore the incorporation of art into history lessons and the “card-sorting” strategy for making global connections. Handouts will be provided.

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

Lauren McArthur Harris, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
165
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Engagement in Historical Content: An Invisible Problem to Beginning Teachers


This session explores novice history teachers' difficulties in engaging students into historical content and provides a framework to help teachers make explicit the value of history content for students.

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

Anthony Tuf Francis, Oakland University, Rochester Hills, OH

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
674
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The New Frontier: Transforming Elementary-Secondary Classrooms with the iPad


The iPad is poised on the edge of revolutionizing technology use in the classroom. This session presents innovative teaching strategies using iPads to integrate literacy in the Social Studies classroom.

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

Deborah Watlington, University of Memphis, TN

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
527
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Promoting Primary Documents in Your National History Day Classroom


Come and see how to use primary source documents in National History Day projects. See how you can fashion a student-centered, 21st century classroom.

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

Nicole Roper, West Catholic High School, Philadelphia, PA

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
45
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"Show Me" How to Think and Read Historically


The workshop will provide strategies for using think alouds and annotating of documents in middle and high school classrooms. Examples of assignments and rubrics will be provided.

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

Jennifer Flores, Francis Howell High School, St. Charles, MO; Roderick Laughman, Hollenbeck Middle School, St. Charles, MO

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
374
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