Secondary Level-High School

Engagement in Historical Content: An Invisible Problem to Beginning Teachers


This session explores novice history teachers' difficulties in engaging students into historical content and provides a framework to help teachers make explicit the value of history content for students.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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At-Risk Youth, Current Events, and Social Justice


What if your entire class were at-risk students? Come learn how to use current events anchored in social justice themes to engage transient, unmotivated students in the world around them.

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

Joseph Cormack, Lawrence Gardner High School, Topeka, KS

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
201
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Using Technology to Increase Cultural Understanding through International Collaboration


Want your students to communicate and collaborate with global peers? Come to a showcase of global collaboration projects happening between classes active in iEARN (International Education and Resource Network).

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

Lisa Jobson, iEARN-USA, New York, NY

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
695
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Travel and Technology: A Cross-Cultural Approach to 21st-Century Skills


Learn how international travel and technology was used to connect students to global issues and improve democratic citizenship through cross-cultural collaborations, including ready-to-use lesson ideas and resources.

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

Christine Henske, Maplewood Richmond Heights High School, Maplewood,
MO; Amy Cohen, Parkway, Ballwin, MO

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
371
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Common Core Reading and Writing Skills Taught through Fiscal Policy


An AP Government and AP Macroeconomics teacher use a fiscal policy simulation to teach collaborative student presentations and persuasive analytical writing.

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

Michelle Stone, Sandra Wright, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
934
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Feel Like Somebody's Watching? - 1984 and Government Power


Teachers can develop literacy skills, citizenship, and cultural awareness in students by pairing ideas from commonly taught novels with current issues to make learning relevant and meaningful for students.

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

Jaime Festa-Daigle, Tania Gray, Lake Havasu High School, Lake Havasu City, AZ

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
643
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Teaching the U.S. Constitution: The Founders and Social Justice


James Madison Fellows will share challenging, innovative, teacher-developed lessons using best-practice instructional strategies and standards engaging students in studying and evaluating Constitutional principles such as justice and the general welfare.

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

Ken DeMasi, James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation, Mesa, AZ

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
634
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