Secondary Level-High School

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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Ten Technology Tips for Bringing the World Alive


Join TCI to discover strategies and technology tips that will help you motivate students to make sense of the world around them--from past to present.

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

Bert Bower, Brian Thomas, TCI, Rancho Cordova, CA

Room: 
3A
session id: 
472
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Strengthening Your Instruction with Thoughtful, Engaging, Practical Teaching Strategies


Make every lesson an engaging lesson. In this clinic you will learn a dozen motivating and practical teaching strategies that will foster active engagement and enhanced thinking in your students.

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

Mike Yell, Hudson Middle School, Hudson, WI; Geoffrey Scheurman, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, WI

Room: 
609
session id: 
140
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Mass Removal and Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II


Examine a dark chapter in American history through first-person stories, historic photographs, and government documents with Tom Ikeda, Densho’s founding Executive Director who has conducted over 200 oral histories with Japanese Americans who were incarcerated during World War II.   --> read more »

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 9:00am - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Tom Ikeda, Janet Hayakawa, Densho, Seattle, WA; Char Mano-Shen, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, Seattle, WA

Room: 
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
session id: 
837
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Outlines of Buddhism in East Asia


Participants will interact with primary sources in Buddhist arts, literature, and history that connect to major themes in social studies, such as the transmission of ideas between cultures and their local adaptations, the expression of values and beliefs in art and literature, the impact of religion on local societies and economies, and the role of religion in the contemporary world.   --> read more »

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 8:30am - 4:00pm
Presenters: 

Mary Cingade, East Asia Resource Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Melanie King, Seattle Central Community College, Seattle, WA; Pat Burleson, Orcas Island School District, Orcas Island, WA; Tese Neighbor, National Consortium for Teaching about Asia, Seattle, WA; Steven Thorpe, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR; Mary Roberts, Stillwater Elementary School, Carnation, WA

Room: 
Seattle Asian Art Museum
session id: 
586
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