Secondary Level-High School

Real World, Virtual World: Using Games to Teach History


Games can support student engagement, personalized learning, skill development, and powerful enduring understandings. Come learn how to evaluate educational games and how to apply these games to teaching world history.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Joseph Ballou, Civic Games, New York, NY, US

Room: 
265
session id: 
764
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CCSS Meets the Web: Teaching with Digital Primary Sources


We will present the Newberry Library’s Digital Collection for the Classroom–thematic collections of classroom-ready, primary source documents that will support CCSS skill development and enhance student learning.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Charlotte Wolfe, Newberry Library, Chicago, IL, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
341
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Red Diapers, Black Lists, Uranium Blues - Cold War Arts


This session will explore the cultural implications of the Cold War and will provide teachers with strategies and resources for engaging their students and strengthening their literacy and communication skills.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Kay Ackerman, Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA, US; Sarah Bair, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
406
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Making the Most of Mobile Devices


Tablets inspire creativity and hands-on learning for students. This session will highlight innovative, engaging, and educational apps that will draw your students into the study of social studies. BYOD!

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Angela Affronti , Ithaca City School District, Ithaca, NY, US; Melissa Seideman , Haldane High School, Cold Spring, NY, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
89
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All Purpose Statistics Activity: Roll the Dice!


Many psychology students are intimidated by statistics. During this workshop, participants will learn an all-purpose participatory activity designed to communicate the concepts of distribution, mean/median/mode, standard deviation, and statistical significance.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
132
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American Graduate Latino: Reversing the Dropout Crisis


A forum to address the high school dropout crisis among U.S. Latinos, featuring the voices of those most impacted in films and resources from PBS’s American Graduate Latino initiative.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Renee Gasch, Independent Television Service, San Francisco, CA, US; Annelise Wunderlich, Independent Television Service, San Francisco, CA, US

Room: 
127
session id: 
896
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Promises, Promises: Government by Consent


Through activities and discussions, participants explore two free downloadable lessons by the Bill of Rights Institute that help students understand the development and impact of the contract theory of government.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Gennie Westbrook, Bill of Rights Institute, Arlington, VA, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
725
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The State of the State: An Executive Briefing Simulation


How do modern states adapt to global political forces? Challenge your students to answer this essential question using a case study model focused on measuring mastery of 21st Century skills.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Suzanne Bailey, Virgil I. Grissom High School, Huntsville, AL, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
757
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Common Sense Economics for Life: A New Online Course


Here is one package that teaches what high school students need to know about economics and personal finance. Included are readings, videos, assignments, tests with links to the Common Core.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Tawni Hunt Ferrarini, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI, US; Mark Schug, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, US

Room: 
262
session id: 
200
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Missing Muslim Heroes: Inspiring Stories You Haven't Heard


Their biographies grace few library shelves, but humanitarian Muslims like Abdelkader embody our deepest values and provide role models for us all alike (as well as great Common Core readings).

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Kathy Garms, Abd el-Kader Education Project, Elkader, IA, US; Barbara Petzen, oneblue, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
770
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