Secondary Level-High School

ASA Symposium (Session 1): Introduction to High School Sociology Resources


This is the first presentation in a four-part symposium. The session will focus on resources to increase student engagement and learning, and ways to excite and involve students. We will introduce strategies to increase collaboration among teachers.

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

Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

Room: 
Landmark Ballroom 1, Renaissance Hotel
session id: 
730
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Religious Tolerance in US Education: Examining Social Studies Standards


This presentation examines coverage in state social studies standards and Common Social Studies Standards of religious education and what implications this may have for students' misconceptions of the Arab World.

Presenters: 

Nancy Patterson, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio; Chris Dyer, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

session id: 
48
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Reinforcing 21st Century Civic Skills: Visual Analysis for Informed Citizenship


Students passively consume visuals around them every day. This session introduces a model of visual analysis to help students become critical thinkers as learners and citizens.

Presenters: 

John Broome, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia

session id: 
46
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Recognizing Pluralism: Teaching Arab Nationalisms and Modernities through Primary Sources


This lecture will present a curriculum examining twentieth century political ideologies in the Middle East. This will contextualize the Arab Spring and address regional cultural and political pluralism.

Presenters: 

Daniel Osborn, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

session id: 
42
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Using multimedia to help students raise global awareness


This interactive presentation demonstrates effective secondary instruction for fostering global awareness using methods that incorporate multimedia strategies and facilitate learning through research, writing, advocacy, and intercultural/international service-learning.

Presenters: 

Sarah Mathews, Florida International University, Miami, FL; Hilary Landorf, Florida International University, Miami, FL

session id: 
44
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Women’s Equity


This presentation will examine • Equal Rights• Suffrage Reproductive Rights• Marriage & Divorce Rights• Parental and Custody Rights, • Property Rights, • Employment and Income Rights, •

Presenters: 

Ayisha Benham, West Contra Costa Unified School District- Hercules High School, Hercules, California

session id: 
39
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Time for a New Literacy: Ecological


What if we engage students by allowing them to deconstruct modernist truths, such as growth, democracy, and consumerism, by providing experiences whereby they can think critically about how we live?

Presenters: 

Matt Henderson, St. John's-Ravenscourt School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

session id: 
40
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Ethnocentrism: Awareness of Our Biases in Cross-Cultural Interactions


A lesson is presented examining personal cultural biases that hinder positive cross-cultural interactions in a global community.

Presenters: 

Scott Wright, Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, MO

session id: 
33
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Re-envisioning Civics Education: Empowering Youth to Participate in the Legal-Landscape


What does civic participation look like in the 21st century? How can we empower students to solve problems and advance democracy? Participants explore Law and Justice, an inquiry-based curriculum.

Presenters: 

Eliza Fabillar, Education Development Center, Inc., Waltham, MA; Jessica Juliuson, Education Development Center, Inc., Waltham, MA

session id: 
34
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Democracy Education via Social-Media: Thomas Jefferson's Boisterous Sea of Liberty


Participants will explore a digital platform for the exchange of resources, teacher-derived activities, and expert historical content to elaborate on the ideals of self-government and individual rights for classroom use

Presenters: 

Christine Baron, Boston University, Boston, MA; Gary Sandling, Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), Charlottesville, VA

session id: 
35
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