Secondary Level-High School

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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Teaching Geography Education within a C3 Framework


Gain hands-on skills for teaching geography education within the C3 Framework! Three interactive activities are demonstrated that show how geography education facilitates critical career skills through student-centered and authentic-learning experiences.

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

Kenneth Carano, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR; Robert Bailey, Jefferson HS, tampa, FL; Jennifer Orjuela, Jefferson HS, Tampa, FL; Lindsay Rustan, Jefferson HS, Tampa, FL

Room: 
310
session id: 
158
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Overcoming the Controversy Conundrum: Facilitating Controversial Discussions in Your Classroom!


Fearful of discussing controversial topics in your classroom? Structured Academic Controversy is a concise strategy that promotes democratic discussion around topics you might otherwise run from!

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

Katie Anderson, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Sara Brown , Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Stacy Drum, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Temoca Dixon, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV

Room: 
201
session id: 
166
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Wiretapping a Bootlegger: Olmstead v. United States and its Legacy


Participate in a cooperative learning lesson involving analysis of primary and secondary sources surrounding famous Olmstead v. United States Supreme Court case and more recent 4th Amendment - search/spying cases.

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

Janet Emond, Downers Grove North High School, Downers Grove, IL; Kelly Pecak, Maine West High School, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
152
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Using Simulation to Teach the Electoral College


Simulation teaches Electoral College by allowing students to create a candidate, choose stances on important issues, and deal with various issues as the pop up. Middle and High School audience.

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

Christopher Moore, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Room: 
209
session id: 
154
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Echoes & Reflections: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Teaching the Holocaust


This session will provide teachers with an introduction to the interdisciplinary and multimedia materials available in Echoes and Reflections and equip them with strategies for teaching about the Holocaust.

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

Sarah Cushman, Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Worcester, MA

Room: 
110
session id: 
156
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Markets, Mercantilism, and the Colonies of British North America


Do you love teaching merchantilism? If not, this workshop is for you! Engage your students in this topic through symbolic analysis, primary sources, simulation, and connections to current U.S. policy.

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

Sherilyn Narker, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Room: 
312
session id: 
157
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The Country Game: A Global Simulation


Student engagement and ownership are directly correlated. This simulation allows students to create a country, analyze available resources and country needs, and collaborate with fellow countrymen, as well as foreigners.

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

Wesley Hedgepeth, Trinity Episcopal School, Richmond, VA, @hedgepwe

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
138
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Is the Constitution Alive in your School?


This interactive session will explore the role of student voice and active citizenship in schools by highlighting a variety of ways to engage both students and faculty in democratic processes.

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

Dr. Marc Brasof, National Consitution Center and Arcadia University, Philadelphia, PA, @brasof; Kathleen Maher, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA

Room: 
101
session id: 
144
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Genocide: A Bridge for Social Studies and Language Arts Teachers


Using the award-winning documentary, Coexist, on post-genocide Rwanda, social studies and language arts teachers will share how they motivate students to think critically about genocide and Othering in our culture.

Time: 
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Mishy Lesser, Coexist Learning Project, Watertown, MA; Chris Sparks, East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT; Joan Landrum, East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT

Room: 
205
session id: 
147
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