Secondary Level-High School

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: 

"Dr. Marc Brasof, National Consitution Center and Arcadia University, Philadelphia, PA, @brasof; Kathleen Maher, 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; Chris Sparks, East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT; Joan Landrum, East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT"

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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"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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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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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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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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Utilizing Units to Teach Inquiry in Psychology


In psychology students often find difficulty connecting content to real-life situations. This simulation will explore how to teach content using real-life situations.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Presenters: 

"Sarah Smilowitz, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
110
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