Secondary Level-High School

The Collaborative Social Studies Classroom


This session focuses on the collaborative relationship between the mainstream history teacher and the special education teacher. We will offer strategies on how to incorporate modified instruction.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Paul Mazzuca, Ryan Hutchins, Patrick Block, Adlai Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
58
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Civil War Curriculum Workshop


Study the Trust’s Civil War Curriculum. This free resource provides 9 standards-based goals covering the war from disunion to reconstruction; complete with lessons, materials, and assessment. Then work with colleagues to create your own.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Nicole Osier, Civil War Trust, Washington, DC

Room: 
4C-3
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The Civic Mirror--A Simulation-Based Social Studies Program


This online and face-to-face education program utilizes the best of tech-ed and constructivist learning methods to transform classrooms into countries and students into citizens. Students don't just learn about law, government, and economics, they get to participate in their own mini-versions of them.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Brenda Ball, Crofton House School, Vancouver, BC

Room: 
4C-1
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Humanity in the Midst of War: Empowering Tomorrow's Global Citizens


War is much more complicated than a video game. Give your students the skills to grapple with global issues and explore humanitarian responses to conflict. Free, standards-aligned, ready-to-use resources provided.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Alicia Guajardo, James Lane, American Red Cross, Washington, DC; Joanne Dufour, Antioch University, Seattle, WA

Room: 
608
session id: 
862
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Chief Standing Bear's Footsteps: Voices from Our Past, Today


The investigation of Chief Standing Bear’s journey and the plight of the Poncas comes alive with engaging participant experiences using media, digital technology and historical habits of mind.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Cindy Renner, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE; Larry Wright, Lincoln, NE

Room: 
618
session id: 
614
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Teaching World and U.S. History as Mystery


Classroom ready materials teach U.S. and world history as uncertain problems based on primary & secondary sources: images, words, music, numbers riddled with bias, confusion, controversy to motivate youthful detectives.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Jack Zevin, David Gerwin, Queens College/CUNY, New York, NY

Room: 
617
session id: 
544
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The DBQ Project: A Solution to the Common Core Standards


Aligning with Common Core, The DBQ Project sharpens students’ critical thinking, reading and evidence-base writing. The Project’s method allows all students, grades 4-12, to excel in the sophisticated DBQ experience.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Mollie Hackett, Beth Montgomery, The DBQ Project, Evanston, IL

Room: 
616
session id: 
465
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Window to the Circumpolar World: Global Interdependence in the Arctic


The Arctic is receiving increased attention as a result of climate change, natural resource exploitation, and sovereignty issues. If there is a “bright side” to these issues, it is that Arctic indigenous peoples have a greater involvement and more influential voice in international affairs than ever before.   --> read more »

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
Presenters: 

Nadine Fabbi, Canadian Studies Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Amy Sotherden, Center of the Study of Canada/Institute on Québec Studies, SUNY Plattsburgh, NY; Betsy Arntzen, Canadian-American Center, University of Maine, Orono, ME; Tina Storer, Center for Canadian-American Studies, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Room: 
Consul General of Canada, Seattle, 1501 4th Ave., #600
session id: 
451
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National Geographic Teacher Fest


Join National Geographic staff for an exhilarating round of demonstrations of cool, classroom-ready activities.   --> read more »

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 3:15pm
Presenters: 

Brenda Barr, National Geographic, Washington, DC; Kim Hulse, National Geographic, Washington, DC

Room: 
Sheraton Grand Ballroom CD
session id: 
365
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Essential Seattle: A Historic Exploration of the Emerald City


Dive in to the rich history of the Pacific Northwest. Start the morning with an overview presentation during breakfast, then strap on your walking shoes to take in the sights of downtown Seattle on a guided walking tour.   --> read more »

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
Presenters: 

Tara McCauley, Julia Swan, Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, WA

Room: 
Sheraton Hotel, Jefferson Room
session id: 
182
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