Secondary Level-High School

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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Psychology on Fire through Oral History


Learn how to conduct and implement oral history interviews as they relate to the themes of motivation, developmental and social psychology.

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

Ruth Burson, Notre Dame High School San Jose, CA, San Jose, CA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
181
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Cultivating C3 Skills Using C-SPAN Classroom's Free Primary Source Materials


Searching for free teaching resources? Discover how C-SPAN Classroom’s resources support social studies curriculum and engage students through inquiry, research and evaluating primary source materials to promote informed active citizenship.

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

Pamela McGorry, C-SPAN Television Networks, Washington, DC, @cspan_classroom; Josh Koning , C-SPAN Television Networks, Washington, DC, @cspan_classroom

Room: 
109
session id: 
185
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Hinduism 101: Praxis-Based Pedagogy for History and Religion Classes


Dr. Balaji will explain some best practices to help teachers in middle and high school to help make Hinduism more comprehensible to their students.

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

Murali Balaji, Hindu American Foundation, Washington, DC

Room: 
103
session id: 
176
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Responsive Psychology: Using Free Online Response Systems in Psychology Classrooms


The psychology classroom is a perfect environment to use 21st century response technologies like ""online response systems."" Participants will discuss examples of applications of these systems in psychology classrooms.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:00am - 8:55am
Presenters: 

Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE, @rmcenta; Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE

Room: 
305
session id: 
177
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Socially Engaged Art: Exploring Global Human Rights through Contemporary Art


Contemporary art can be a powerful and enjoyable tool for teaching civics and comparative government. Resources for understanding global human rights issues provided.

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

Barbara Cruz, University of South Florida, TAMPA, FL; Robert Bailey, University of South Florida, TAMPA, FL

Room: 
308
session id: 
171
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