Secondary Level-High School

Recreating Famous Court Cases Using Flip Cameras and iMovie Maker


Breathe life into the courts while reviewing some of the judicial branch's landmark cases. Using simple instruction, planning, and technology students reenact the cases that have shaped our country.

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

Dylan Hultman, Warrensburg R-VI School District, Warrensburg, MO, @Dylanhultman; Matthew Bax, Warrensburg R-VI School District, Warrensburg, MO

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
319
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What Would You Do? Using Inquiry to Promote Class Discussion


Using various inquiry methods, participants are faced with a moral dilemma: what do you do with the wounded prisoner? Participants receive free materials.

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

Jeffrey Byford, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN; Sean Lennon, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
310
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Help! Don't Know Much About …Actively Involving Students in Learning


Need resources promoting active student involvement? Need to re-energize yourself and classroom while better preparing students with skills needed for effective citizenship. This is for you! Use immediately! EXTENSIVE resources!

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

Susan Santoli, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, @spsantoli; Paige Vitulli, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
311
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Experiencing the Haitian Revolution in the World History Classroom


This presentation reformulates a curriculum unit on the Haitian Revolution, combining civic engagement with historical thinking skills. Participants will examine power relations within the classroom, and the historical moment studied.

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

Tadashi Dozono, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Room: 
103
session id: 
313
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Confronting Contemporary Racism in your High School


Many believe that we live in a post-racial world. This project uses voices of minority students to explore their lived experiences in your school.

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

Motti Pikelny, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, @mottipikelny; Christopher Esposito, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL

Room: 
310
session id: 
304
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Breaking the Code: Using QR Codes with Disciplinary Literacy


This poster session will allow participants to learn fun ways to incorporate QR Codes (Quick Response) into the social studies classroom through disciplinary literacy.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Dr. Lisa H. Matherson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @LHMatherson; Dr. Elizabeth K. Wilson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @Ekwilson_bama; Dr. Vivian H. Wright, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @vwrightbama; Dr. Tracy Windle, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
294
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Identifying Global Perspectives: Teaching WWII through International Film


This session promotes effective strategies for utilizing international films to teach WWII. Strategies for using film for inquiry and recognizing global perspectives within the context of WWII will be discussed.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Presenters: 

Alan Marcus, University of Connecitcut, Storrs, CT; Jeremy Stoddard, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Room: 
306
session id: 
296
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Fifty Years On: The Freedom Schools and Citizenship Education


Using the Freedom Schools curriculum of 1964, this interactive presentation is designed to help educators teach about issues related to civil rights and citizenship at the national and global level.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Presenters: 

Jason Harshman, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, @tchlrnchnge; Jonathan Duffy, Gahanna Lincoln High School, Gahanna, OH; Caleb Martin, Ft. Hayes High School, Columbus, OH

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
298
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AP Human Geography, Projects, and 21st Century Learning


The project-based approach to teaching human geography will provide new and veteran educators with hands-on instructional strategies to enhance their teaching of AP Human Geography.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Presenters: 

John Roncone, Barrington High School, Barrington, IL; Nathan Newhalfen, Barrington High School, Barrington, IL

Room: 
103
session id: 
293
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Engaging Students by Embracing Controversial Issues


Discussing issues like marijuana legalization, capital punishment, and physician-assisted suicide in the classroom can be a valuable and enriching 21st century experience for students, promoting communication, civic learning and engagement.

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

Craig Divis, Bellow Falls Union High School, Bellows Falls, VT

Room: 
102
session id: 
286
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