Secondary Level-High School

Jungleers in Battle The 41st Division of WWII


This new documentary tells the story of the 41st Infantry Division during World War II. Veterans recount their experiences, from guarding the Oregon and Washington coastline, through battles in the Pacific, to occupation duty in the Hiroshima district of Japan.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Alisha Hamel, Historical Outreach Foundation, Portland, OR

Room: 
4C-3
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The Civic Mirror - A Simulation-Based Social Studies Program


This online and face-to-face education program utilizes the best of tech-ed and constructivist learning methods to transform classrooms into countries and students into citizens. Students don't just learn about law, government, and economics, they get to participate in their own mini-versions of them.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Brenda Ball, Crofton House School, Vancouver, BC; Paul Chaffee, Heritage Woods Secondary, Bet Moody, BC

Room: 
4C-1
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The Civic Mirror - A Simulation-Based Social Studies Program


This online and face-to-face education program utilizes the best of tech-ed and constructivist learning methods to transform classrooms into countries and students into citizens. Students don't just learn about law, government, and economics, they get to participate in their own mini-versions of them.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Brenda Ball, Crofton House School, Vancouver, BC; Paul Chaffee, Heritage Woods Secondary, Bet Moody, BC

Room: 
4C-1
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Rethinking Democracy and Protecting What We Love


Students are ill-prepared for the social crisis of our times: our democracy has been hijacked. Lessons explore constitutional history, human values at the core of democracy, and action plans.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Riki Ott, Ultimate Civics, Berkeley, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
750
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Lesson Planning as Crowd Sourcing


Teachers often plan their lessons in isolation, without assistance from colleagues. Technological tools such as Dropbox and Google Documents help open up lesson planning, allowing teachers to "crowd source" planning.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Samantha Manchac, Chavez High School, Houston, TX; Marisela Martinez, Chavez High School, Houston, TX; Reggie Berry, Chavez High School, Houston, TX

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
432
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Opening Windows to the World While Looking Through a Lens


Every location has a history. Explore limitless possibilities for students to "capture" where their forefathers stood. Educators will be taught to refocus learning social studies methods through a camera lens

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Deborah Jones-Kuykendall, Causey Middle School, Mobile, AL; Andrea Kohutek, Causey MIddle School, Mobile, AL; Deborah Snowden, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
392
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Democratizing the DBQ: Critical Thinking and Historical Writing, Grades 4-12


The DBQ Project will overview their materials and professional development, and discuss how they have helped students and teachers grade 4-12 handle the rigorous document analysis and evidence-based writing in civics, world and U.S. History.

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

Chip Brady, The DBQ Project, Evanston, IL

Room: 
4C-3
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Tour NEFE's New Personal Finance Curriculum


Tour free turn-key instructional materials designed to fit any personal finance program. Use the National Endowment for Financial Education's (NEFE) non-commercial resources (updated in 2012) to equip teens with fundamental money management skills. www.hsfpp.org

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Susan Sharkey, National Endowment for Financial Education, Denver, CO; Dana Cox, National Endowment for Financial Education, Denver, CO

Room: 
4C-1
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Empowering Youth to Take Global Action


Global Concerns Classroom (GCC) provides free resources for in-class and after school use on global poverty issues for US secondary schools. Learn more about GCC and receive a free packet of global resources.

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

Amanda Ruckel, Concern Worldwide US, New York, NY

Room: 
4C-4
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Archaeology and Social Studies: Making the Past Come Alive in Your Classroom!


Most social studies topics incorporate archaeological information. Learn about standards-based educational resources offered by tht leading international archaeology organizations. Lesson plans, classroom resources, and recommended electronic media provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Meredith Anderson Langlitz, Archaeological Institute of America, Boston, MA; Christy Pritchard, The Brockington Institute, Elizabethtown, KY

Room: 
4C-1
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