Secondary Level-High School

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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
312
session id: 
157
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The Country Game: A Global Simulation


Student engagement and ownership are directly correlated. This simulation allows students to create a country, analyze available resources and country needs, and collaborate with fellow countrymen, as well as foreigners.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Wesley Hedgepeth, Trinity Episcopal School, Richmond, VA, @hedgepwe

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
138
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Is the Constitution Alive in your School?


This interactive session will explore the role of student voice and active citizenship in schools by highlighting a variety of ways to engage both students and faculty in democratic processes.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:20pm - 6:15pm
Presenters: 

Anne Spector, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA, @brasof; Kerry Sautner, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA

Room: 
101
session id: 
144
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Genocide: A Bridge for Social Studies and Language Arts Teachers


Using the award-winning documentary, Coexist, on post-genocide Rwanda, social studies and language arts teachers will share how they motivate students to think critically about genocide and Othering in our culture.

Time: 
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Mishy Lesser, Coexist Learning Project, Watertown, MA; Joan Landrum, East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT; AdamMazo, Upstander Project, Boston, MA

Room: 
205
session id: 
147
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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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm - 3:25pm
Presenters: 

Deborah Springhorn, Lebanon High School, Lebanon, NH

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
149
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A Supernatural Cross-Curricular Project for Biology and Psychology Students


Developing creativity and critical thinking skills through cross-curricular group projects, students utilize principles of consumerism, advertising, and motivation to create and market products for biological systems with a supernatural twist.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

Kerri-Anne Alexanderson, Pine Crest School, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, @kasqrd; Megan O'Brien, Pine Crest School, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, @sharkchaser25

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
132
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The "5 W's" of Historical Markers: A New Assessment Tool


Having students write text that includes the ""5 W's"" about a historical event for a ""pretend"" historical marker offers a creative, attention-grabbing way to assess students mastery of a topic.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
Presenters: 

Amy Nathan, Larchmont, NY

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
134
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I'm NOT a Reading Teacher!: Refocusing on the Social Studies


Social studies teachers must address literacy standards sometimes at the expense of their curriculum. This session explores techniques that keep the focus on social studies while still addressing critical literacies.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm - 3:25pm
Presenters: 

Aimee Alexander-Shea, Eastern Oregon University, Gresham, OR

Room: 
310
session id: 
136
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Designing Primers: Scaffolding Students' (and Teachers') Thinking about Historical Photographs


Practical, wise-practice design strategies for developing primers, paper and online, for historical photographs that scaffold students’ data collection, evaluation, analysis; hypothesis formation, testing; and justifying, supporting conclusions to inquiry-based instruction

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Cory Callahan , University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
123
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The Ins and Outs of a One-to-One iPad Initiative


Learn the ins and outs of implementing one-to-one technology in your classroom. Teacher and student perspectives and strategies will be shared during this poster session. Collaboration encouraged!

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

Suzanne Acord, Mid-Pacific Institute, Honolulu, HI

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
128
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