Secondary Level-High School

Practice and Pedagogy of Human Rights Education


A presentation focused on local, national, and global citizenship through the discussion and synthesis of human rights and its defenders as well as alignment with state and national standards.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:40pm - 5:35pm
Presenters: 

Christopher Buckley, Darien High School/Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, Darien, CT; Todd Szwed, East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT

Room: 
109
session id: 
288
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Turning Bills into Laws


This poster will provide participants with all the materials they need to conduct a simulation on turning bills into laws. Participants will receive the complete lesson plan, including supplementary materials.

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

Dr. Betta Borrelli, Georgia College, Macon, GA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
277
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Teaching with Primary Sources Boundless Resources = Boundless Potential


Explore how the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program and loc.gov collections address the Common Core to build essential 21st Century Skills in K-16 interdisciplinary classrooms.

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

Barbara Kirby, TPS Eastern Region at Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA, @LOCTPSatWU; Claire Machosky, Eastern Suffolk BOCES (NY), Holbrook, NY; Sophia Sineath, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, GA; Jill Beccaris-Pescatore, Montgomery County Community College, Pottstown, PA

Room: 
108
session id: 
279
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Using Inquiry in the Social Studies: A Monumental Method


This session examines how to dynamically engage students in inquiry and critical thinking activities about important social issues using U.S. monuments. Handouts of resources and materials will be provided.

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

Stewart Waters, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; William B. Russell III, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL; Fallon Preste, Austin-East High School, Knoxville, TN

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
280
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Let's Do It! Activities for Teaching Historical Thinking


A hands-on opportunity to learn effective teaching strategies and to share classroom experience with new instructional approaches to teaching historical thinking. Participants are encouraged to bring sample assignments.

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

Laura Baker, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
276
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Fostering Inquiry Using the Library of Congress' Online Collections


Learn to locate and engage students in analyzing primary sources from the Library of Congress’ Digital Collections, so you can build students’ content knowledge and cultivate their historical thinking skills.

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

James Hartwick, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
271
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Marketers' Hall of Shame! Visual Representations of Groups during 1900s


Photoshopped models. Beyonce's whitening. Historically, businesses have ""sold"" cultural images. Learn how to use 1900's ads to foster students' visual disciplinary literacy and understanding of U.S.'s changing images of groups.

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

Joe O'Brien, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Michelle Dillard, Manhattan High School, Manhattan, KS; Stephanie Heady, Blue Valley High School, Stilwell, KS; Crystal Yakel, Harmon High School, Kansas City, KS

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
265
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Empathy: Intersection Between Historical Thinking Skills and Building School Culture


The session will share how building Empathy is a key element to understanding History and Building School Culture. Based upon the lesson, ""Think Like A Historian.""

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

James Campbell, Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, Atlanta, GA, @TheRealJamCam

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
261
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You've Got Issues . . . You Just Didn't Know It!


Participants will learn how to ""issue-ize"" their existing instructional units in American History and World History by applying an issues-centered focus to increase student engagement and understanding.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

Mark Previte, University of Pittsburgh Johnstown, Johnstown, PA; Ronald Evans, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA; Kim Koeppen, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN; Scott Wylie, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY; Gregg Jorgensen, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL; Arlene Gardner, New Jersey Center for Civic Education, Piscataway, NJ; Jay Shuttleworth, Columbia University, New York, NY

Room: 
101
session id: 
262
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Let's Play a Game: Increasing Civic Understanding through Simulations


When students ""play games,"" they don't realize how much they're learning. Come to this hands-on session to try simulations that teach 7-12 grade studentscivics, history, and economics. Handouts provided.

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

Melissa Marks, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Greensburg, PA; Michael Knetzer, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Greensburg, PA; William Myers, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Greensburg, PA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
264
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