Secondary Level-High School

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

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

Room: 
263
session id: 
647
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I’m NOT a Reading Teacher! Refocusing on the Social Studies


Social studies teachers must address literacy standards sometimes at the expense of their curriculum. This session explores techniques that keep the focus on social studies while still addressing critical literacies.

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

Aimee Alexander-Shea, Eastern Oregon University, Gresham, OR

Room: 
264
session id: 
147
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Psychology: Gateway to the Mind and Behavior


Attendees will participate in hands-on, active learning demonstrations designed to address issues related to cognition, resilience, and critical thinking skills specifically geared for the introductory and AP psychology classroom.

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

Randal Ernst, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE; Charlie Blair-Broeker, Cedar Falls High School, Cedar Falls, IA

Room: 
262
session id: 
219
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Where’s our Water? Teaching Social Justice through Sustainability Education


Given the interconnectedness of the world, students must confront current global issues. Students should learn strategies to affect change and create sustainable solutions to problems involving economics, population, environment, etc.

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

Greg Maloney, Robyn Fardy, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL

Room: 
261
session id: 
625
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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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