Secondary Level-High School

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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Advocating for the Social Studies: Saving World History in Ohio


The presenters will share their advocacy efforts, strategies, and tools to combat legislative changes in Ohio that have downgraded World History to an elective course for high school graduation.

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

Brad Maguth, The University of Akron, Akron, OH; Corbin Moore, Ohio Council for the Social Studies, Columbus, OH

Room: 
306
session id: 
87
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Let Equality Ring! LGBT Visibility and the Social Studies


The presenters will provide attendees with resources for incorporating LGBTQ histories, topics, and issues into the social studies classroom with a focus on teaching for equity in a democratic society.

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

Brad Maguth, The University of Akron, Akron, OH; Zachary Lowe, The University of Akron, Akron, OH, OH

Room: 
313
session id: 
88
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Democracy as Way of Life: Students' Conceptions of Responsible Citizenship


This study analyzed participants' written reflections about citizenship. Using weekly quotations participants reflected upon their conception of responsible citizenship. Participants' reflections demonstrated they had developed complex views of citizenship.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Presenters: 

David Caulfield, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Dean Vesperman, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
79
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