Secondary Level-High School

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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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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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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Civics Live and on the Web!


Students can create dynamic learning artifacts that demonstrate their understanding of important civics concepts by using free and entertaining Internet-based applications such as Wordle, Prezi, Voki, Wideo, and Tiki-Toki.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:00am - 8:55am
Presenters: 

Jennifer Jolley, Palm Bay Magnet High School, Melbourne, FL, @jjolleymsd; Emma Humphries, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, @GatorCitizen

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
108
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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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Using the "Gallery Walk and Talk" for Student Presentations


Help your students to build their communication skills by creating a museum-quality display that they will present to their classmates in a fun and engaging ""walk and talk.""

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

Jennifer Bouchard, Needham High School, Needham, MA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
113
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iPad Carts: Opportunities, Challenges and the Digital Divide


Minneapolis Public Schools added iPad carts in Social Studies classes. Hear about professional development, research findings, student examples and teacher voices in how this project has impacted teaching and learning.

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

Lanise Block, Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, MN; Renee Jesness, Mineapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, MN; Candace Chou, University of St.Thomas, Minneapolis, MN

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
117
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Social Media Best Practices within a C3 Framework


Focusing on a U.S. and Gaza classroom Skype collaboration and U.S. and Malaysian student blogging activity, participants learn how social media can provide students essential skills outlined the C3 Framework.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Presenters: 

Kenneth Carano, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR; Daniel Stuckart, City University New York--Lehman College, Bronx, NY; Marcus Wenzel, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
120
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