Secondary Level-High School

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!

Presenters: 

Katie Anderson, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Sara Brown , Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Angela Orr, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV

Room: 
201
session id: 
166
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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.

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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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.

Presenters: 

Murali Balaji, Hindu American Foundation, Washington, DC

Room: 
103
session id: 
176
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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.

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.

Presenters: 

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

Room: 
312
session id: 
157
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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.

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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Building an Inquiry Based, Interdisciplinary Curriculum on 21st Century Skills


Use an interdisciplinary approach to create of a course about the global community which will foster 21st century skills and a disposition to care about being active global citizens.

Presenters: 

Deborah Springhorn, Lebanon High School, Lebanon, NH

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
149
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Psychology Community Scholar Strand Proposal


This is a placeholder for The Psychology Community’sparticipation in the Scholar Strand.

Presenters: 

Daria Schaffeld, Prospect High School, Mt. Prospect, IL, @Daria.Schaffeld; Joe Geiger, Carl Sandburg High School, La Grange, IL; Sejal Schullo, Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, IL; Jennifer Schlicht, Bonner Springs High School, Bonner Springs, KS

Room: 
202
session id: 
150
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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.

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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Teacher Power: Driving Students to Change their Behavior


Students come broken emotionally, economically and physically. As educators, we are responsible to teach each child. Learn tools and strategies to teach students behaviors that promote excellence in every classroom.

Presenters: 

Joyce Laing, CP3 International, LLC, Smithtown, NY

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
153
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