Secondary Level-High School

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.

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.

Presenters: 

Tina Ellsworth , University of Kansas, ; Connor Taft, University of Kansas,

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
377
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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.

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.

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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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.

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 Ended 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.

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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Art Tells Us What?! Resources to Develop Critical Thinking Skills


Explore online-resources that employ works of art to develop students’ ability to reason critically and collaboratively. Discuss how inquiry-based discussions of art support the comparison and contextualization of historical movements.

Presenters: 

Sarah O'Leary, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA

Room: 
103
session id: 
354
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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.

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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How the Sox Saved the Series….. and the Economy


When the Red Sox won the World Series last year, how did that affect Boston’s economy? Learn how making economics “local” can bring the subject to life for your students.

Presenters: 

Lesley Mace, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta- Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL; Amy Hennessy, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Room: 
110
session id: 
357
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Turkey in the 21st Century


Using primary sources, explore Turkey’s evolution from Ottoman Empire to geopolitical and economic regional powerhouse. Turkey’s growing importance to U.S. interests in the region is also explored. Choices curriculum provided.

Presenters: 

Mimi Stephens, The Choices Program - Brown University, Providence, RI

Room: 
306
session id: 
358
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