Secondary Level-High School

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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Others’ Lives: Using Current Non-Fiction Resources to Advance Global Understanding


Enrich your students’ views and understanding of historical events, cultural diversity, and global issues through the use of web-based strategies that utilize current non-fiction resources (e.g., memoirs, newspaper articles, etc.) to improve reading comprehension, content knowledge, and interdisciplinary writing skills.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

David Bosso, Berlin High School, Berlin, CT

Room: 
608
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Economics Meets Blended Learning


Flipping classrooms? Economics lessons and resources are now available for teachers and students in a rich blended learning environment. Assign lectures and videos as homework and use class time to achieve economics learning.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Ken Leonard, Foundation for Teaching Economics, Auburn, WA; Debbie Heaney, Foundation for Teaching Economics, AZ

Room: 
4C-4
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Cold War Villains and Heroes: Primary Sources and Questioning Strategies


Explore heroes and villains through the analysis of primary source documents from history's greatest "villain" Fidel Castro and unsung young heroes of the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Ted Green, Webster University, St. Louis, MO

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
111
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Crafting LGBT-Inclusive Lessons


How do you construct a curriculum that includes positive representations of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) people, history and events? This session will provide guidance on content development as well as examples of available resources and instructional strategies.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Jenny Betz, GLSEN, New York, NY; Robert McGarry, GLSEN, New York, NY

Room: 
4C-1
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