Secondary Level-High School

Teaching Macroeconomics to Promote Civic Engagement


Macroeconomics is a fundamental knowledge necessary for informed citizenship. We will show you how to better teach macroeconomics to better engage students while using 21st century technologies.

Presenters: 

Nicholas Anello, Homewood Flossmoor High School, Flossmoor, IL; David Kush, Homewood Flossmoor High School, Flossmoor, IL; Carl Coates, Homewood Flossmoor High School, Flossmoor, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
360
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Blue Helmets: African American Struggle for Citizenship during WWI


Underrepresented in textbooks, African Americans struggle for citizenship has been illustrated and painted by artists.The works of artists will examine their courage and participation historically.

Presenters: 

Robert Stevens, The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
346
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How High School History Curriculum Imagine Global Citizenship


This proposal provides a comparative framework that addresses how the globalization and global citizens are imagined in high school history curriculum in the United States and Germany.

Presenters: 

Wenjuan Sang, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
348
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Incorporating Common Core Writing Projects in Social Studies


One World Education offers three-week persuasive and argumentative writing units for middle and high school students to research and write about cultural and global issues in the Social Studies classroom.

Presenters: 

Eric Goldstein, One World Education, Washington, DC, @ericfgoldstein AND @OneWorldEdu

Room: 
105
session id: 
349
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Challenging the Traditional Narrative of History and Nature of Science


History and science curricula fail to incorporate contexts elemental to understanding the nature and history of science. This session challenges teachers to reveal the complexity of science in history.

Presenters: 

Anthony Pellegrino, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; Erin Peters-Burton, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; Linda Mann, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
350
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Social Studies, Portraiture, and the Inquiry Arc


Have you considered using portraiture to teach the C3 Framework? The National Portrait Gallery and Center for Inspired Teaching will introduce ways to integrate the Inquiry Arc into your teaching.

Presenters: 

Briana White, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; Cosby Hunt, Center for Inspired Teaching, Washington, DC

Room: 
311
session id: 
339
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For the Times They Are A-Changin'"" TOP's Got Turning Points


TOP's Lesson on the Cold War Era: focus questions, chronology, mental mapping, content and literacy standards, and engaging instructional strategies and skills. Plus - Complimentary materials! Study tours to Germany!

Presenters: 

Constance Manter, Transatlantic Outreach Program, Washington, DC; Jacqueline Littlefield, Transatlantic Outreach Program, Washington, DC; Wood Powell, Transatlantic Outreach Program, Washington, DC

Room: 
203
session id: 
344
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Common Core Curriculum Collaborations: You and Your Language Arts Colleague


Experience four collaborative units: The 1920's and ""The Great Gatsby; "" The Holocaust and Elie Weisel's ""Night; "" The Great Depression and Library of Congress Primary Sources; Reading and Interpreting Ballot Propositions.

Presenters: 

Syd Golston, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, AZ; Catherine Ballman, South Mountain High School, Pho, AZ; Charles Diaz, South Mountain High School, Phoenix, AZ; Suzanne Vogt, Trevor Browne High School, Phoenix, AZ; William Reimers, Trevor Browne High School, Phoenix, AZ

Room: 
309
session id: 
332
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Popeye, Daredevil, and the Three Stooges: Popular Culture in WWII


Teachers will utilize Costa's Third Level of Thinking and Questioning by analyzing the influence of popular culture and propaganda in mobilizing for the war effort during World War II.

Presenters: 

Kyle Wylie, South High School/Kern High School District, Bakersfield, CA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
337
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Civics in Action: Reducing the Federal Budget by 2020


An AP Government and AP Macroeconomics teacher illustrate instructional strategies to facilitate student analysis of the controversial issues regarding the federal debt by participating in a federal budget simulation.

Presenters: 

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

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
328
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