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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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AP World History: Course and Exam Changes


This workshop will provide a comprehensive understanding of the redesigned course and exam; concrete classroom strategies for addressing those changes; and guidance on completing the AP course audit.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Presenters: 

James (Andy) Aiken

Room: 
4C-4
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AP Human Geography: Gender and Geography


This workshop presents teachers with resources and ideas to expand their curriculum, with an emphasis on gender, and the power structure between genders. The following topics are explored: (1) Mapping Gendered Spaces, (2) Measuring Fertility, (3) The World’s Women: Trends and Statistics, (4) Women in Agriculture, and (5) Sustainable Voices.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Presenters: 

Christopher Hall

Room: 
4C-3
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AP Comparative Government and Politics: Democratization Update--Nation States in Transition


This workshop focuses on three lessons that facilitate student exploration of the concept of democratization as a basis for comparing six nation-states and improving the interpretation of political data.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Presenters: 

David La Shomb

Room: 
4C-2
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Pre-AP Strategies in History and the Social Sciences


This interactive workshop presents teachers at the Pre-AP level with strategies to improve students’ historical thinking skills, specifically interpretation and analysis, through the exploration of primary and secondary sources.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Presenters: 

Dana Duenzen

Room: 
4C-1
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Weaving an Interconnected World: Islamic Trade and Cultural Networks


How do cowboys, computers, and cuisine all connect in the pre-modern Islamic world? Travel with us along pathways of pre-modern trade from China to Europe to America to find out!

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Presenters: 

Barbara Petzen, Middle East Policy Council, Washington, DC; Susan Douglass, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, Chris Rose, The University of Texas at Austin, TX

Room: 
310
session id: 
941
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"A Problem from Hell" Revisited: Genocide Prevention Today


How does one approach the subject of genocide? What lessons should be learned? Study both the history and current issues surrounding genocide through discussion and activities suitable for the classroom.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Presenters: 

Sara Cohan, The Genocide Education Project, San Francisco, CA; Mary Johnson, Facing History and Ourselves, Boston, MA; Susan Graseck, Choices Program—Brown University, Providence, RI; Kelley Szany, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Skokie, IL

Room: 
3B
session id: 
752
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