Secondary Level-High School

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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Using Visual Aids to Illustrate Key Concepts in Geography


Teachers will learn how to implement an interactive notebook, and use videos, audio clips, maps, and other graphic organizers to help illustrate and teach themes in geography.

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

Donielle Albrecht, Hutchison School, Memphis, TN

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
118
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Who was Thomas Jefferson?


The author will discuss reasons and research for writing Thomas Jefferson: Inquiry History for Daring Delvers. The volume follows presentations made relating to the historical fiction The Others at Monticello.

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

Esther Franklin, Sacramento, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
732
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NYC Global Education Coalition: Non-Profits Building Globally Competent Students


This session will provide participants with resources and strategies to build global competency shared by non-profits in the NYC Global Education Coalition.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Sylvia Wong, Concern Worldwide US, New York, NY; Tonya Muro Phillips, AFS, New York, NY; David Donaldson, US Fund for UNICEF, New York, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
933
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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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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: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Nicole Osier, Civil War Trust, Washington, DC

Room: 
4C-3
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Travel Around the World without Leaving the Classroom


Awaken your student’s curiosity by bringing the world into their classroom and expanding their knowledge of world history, geography, and cultures as well as their skills in critical thinking, writing, research, and analysis through the use of various strategies. A CD with lesson plans and teaching materials tied to various K-12 history, geography, and language arts standards will be provided.

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

Lisa Adeli, University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Tucson, AZ

Room: 
608
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