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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
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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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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
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 Helped to End the Civil War


Discover how Library of Congress primary source analysis techniques align with the Common Core and C3. Learn about the 1863 National Banking Act. Leave with free classroom-ready resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
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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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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
306
session id: 
358
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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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
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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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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:00am - 8:55am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
103
session id: 
354
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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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm - 3:25pm
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
105
session id: 
349
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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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:10am - 11:05am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
346
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