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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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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Antiracist Civic Education: Ethnic Studies in the Social Studies Classroom


Through tactile engagement of contemporary scholarship, unit plans, course materials and student work, participants will analyze the role of Ethnic Studies in providing a rigorous and relevant social studies education.

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

Christina Villarreal, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY; Leona Kwon, Castlemont High School, Oakland, CA

Room: 
209
session id: 
257
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Globalizing US History Surveys: Free, Collaborative, and Self-Paced Professional Development


Globalizing the U.S. Survey is an essential aspect of contemporary education. These 5 free, online professional development modules prepares teachers to empower their students for a global, interconnected world.

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

Craig Perrier, Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, VA, @CraigPerrier

Room: 
110
session id: 
260
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