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, 11/21/2014 - 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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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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