Secondary Level-High School

Upcycling! Art and Student Activism in Geography


Get students excited about geography! Teach students about environmental issues from a global and local perspective. Receive materials, lesson plans, and an art assessment that builds skills and content knowledge.

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

Eran DeSilva, Notre Dame High School, San Jose, CA

Room: 
111
session id: 
326
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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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
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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Inquiry through WWII Digital Collections


Learn how to utilize The National WWII Museum's unique collection of digitized images, oral histories and high school yearbooks in your classroom for inquiry based research projects and lessons.

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

Nathan Huegen, The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, LA, @wwiimuseum; Kenneth Hoffman, The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, LA, @wwiieducation

Room: 
110
session id: 
321
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Lost Ladies: Weaving Women back into History with IHMC CmapTools


Utilize IHMC CmapTools, free internet software, to engage students in weaving women, men, and their contributions together to create more accurate historical knowledge bases as well as personalized study materials.

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

Erica Southworth, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
322
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The Only Civics Education Website You'll Ever Need


Looking for excellent resources? Strapped for time? The Civics Renewal Network, an alliance of 26 organizations, makes it easy to find no-cost civics education materials at one website.

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

John Hale, Center for Civic Education, Calabasas, CA, @CivicEducation; Julie Silverbrook, The Constitutional Sources Project, Washington, D.C., DC, @ConSource; Lee Ann Potter, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., DC, @LibraryCongress; Kerry Sautner, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA, @ConstitutionCtr; Ellen Iwamoto, Annenberg Public Policy Center, Philadelphia, PA, @APPCPenn

Room: 
108
session id: 
316
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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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