Secondary Level-High School

Banquets through Time


With this creative, multidimensional lesson plan, using primary source documents to meet Common Core, your students will hold historical banquets dealing with various aspects of an era/geographic region.

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

Kathy Szwed, Minooka Community High School, Minooka, IL; Judy Craig, Minooka Community High School, Minooka, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
205
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Creating Video Lessons Using the IPad


Programs like educreations and knowmea can help you create video in a way that works for you. Learning this 21st Century tool can help set your classroom on end.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:20pm - 6:15pm
Presenters: 

Ronald Bahre, Kingman Middle School, Kingman, AZ; Sam Sheets, Kingman Middle School, Kingman, AZ

Room: 
302
session id: 
204
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Was Ebenezer Scrooge Right? The Economics of Gift Giving


Across all cultures and religions, gifts are an important part of holiday celebrations. This session features a hands-on lesson illustrating why economists say gift giving wastes both money and time.

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

Lesley Mace, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Jacksonville Branch, Jacksonville, FL; Sherilyn Narker, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
198
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Twenty-First Century Technology for Teaching Difficult Macroeconomic Concepts


The presenters will overview the novel work of Davidson College, the College Board and edX, which are collaborating to design blended learning modules for difficult concepts in three AP subjects.

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

Clark Ross, Davidson College, Davidson, NC; Sally Meek, Plano West Senior High School, Plano, TX

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
199
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Using Twitter to Build Your PLN: #sschat, #psychat


Learn the benefits of using Twitter to network. If you are new to Twitter or don't have an account - this session is for you! Come grow your PLN.

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

Allison Shaver, Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, MA, @allisonshaver; Melissa Seideman, Haldane High School, Cold Spring, NY, @mseideman; Jennifer Schlicht, Bonner Springs High School, Bonner Springs, KS, @jenslish

Room: 
310
session id: 
192
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Increasing Motivation with Social Media and Historical Empathy


Using Twitter and Blogger (or any blogging service) to explore American life.

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

Max Monegan, Biomed Science Academy, Rootstown, OH, @MrMaxMonegan

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
193
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California Democracy Schools--Civic Learning for All!


Learn how California Democracy Schools are institutionalizing civic learning to provide ALL students with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to become informed, actively engaged citizens in the 21st century.

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

Michelle Herczog , Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, CA

Room: 
105
session id: 
195
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In the Heat of Battle: Students Solve Middle East Conflict


The U.S.A. is seeking assistance towards global peace. Through a classroom-tested webquest, you will examine the history, cultures, resources, and governments involved in the Arab/Israeli conflict. Let's get to work!

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

Timothy Jones, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI; Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Room: 
304
session id: 
197
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Read and Think Like Real Historians Using Online Document-Analysis Tools


Analyzing documents is not just for AP courses. Using online document-analysis tools students practice reading and interpreting key passages to answer case study questions in content-centered activities.

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

Molly Farrow, SAS Institute, Cary, NC

Room: 
201
session id: 
191
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The Contemplative Core


In response to the Common Core movement, learn about a new social studies curriculum for middle and high school students that teaches self-reflection, service, empathy, voice, and happiness.

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

William Meyer, Bronxville High School, Bronxville, NY, @billpmeyer

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
180
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