Secondary Level-High School

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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Peer Evaluation


Peer evaluation allows students to engage in a deeper understanding of topics, provides opportunities to enhance metacognitive skills and creates a shared responsibility of teaching and learning in the classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Laurie Feinzimer, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Jenna Breuer, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Nancy Fenton, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Laura Brandt, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Stephanie Levenbrook, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL

Room: 
203
session id: 
106
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Wars, Riots & Discrimination: The 1960s and Beyond


Participants receive 13 lessons exploring the Vietnam War, Iraq and Afghanistan wars, civil rights movement, and ongoing discrimination, and suggestions on establishing an atmosphere for teaching controversial issues.

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

James D'Acosta, Fairfield Warde High School, Fairfield, CT

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
93
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Using Historical Inquiry to Teach about the Mississippi Freedom Struggle


Learn how to use the voices of freedom fighters to carry out an inquiry lesson where students (7-12) study the 1960’s Mississippi Freedom Movement. Resources will be provided.

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

Robert Mayer, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA

Room: 
108
session id: 
95
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Not Your Grandmother's Civics Course!


No textbooks! No boring lectures! No one-size-fits-all assignments! Learn about an innovative instructional approach that features student choice, voice, and engagement in the form of academic Challenges and experiential Missions.

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

Emma Humphries, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, @GatorCitizen

Room: 
304
session id: 
98
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The State of the Source: Scrutinizing Speeches for Democratic Citizenship


Using State of the Union addresses as examples, this session examines one way that teachers can use sources from the past and present to teach democratic citizenship.

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

Mark Kissling, Penn State University, University Park, PA; Christopher Martell, Boston University, Boston, MA, @chriscmartell

Room: 
309
session id: 
91
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