Secondary Level-High School

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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Preview of the Supreme Court's Term


This session gives participants an opportunity to analyze two cases argued before (but not yet decided by) the U.S. Supreme Court this term. Supreme Court Summer Insitute information provided.

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

Lee Arbetman, Street Law, Inc., Silver Spring, MD, US

Room: 
263
session id: 
73
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"The Road to Little Rock"


Dr. Terrence Roberts presents “The Road to Little Rock Interactive Curriculum” featuring primary source documents and Common Core lesson plans addressing civil rights, social justice, and character education.

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

Terrence Roberts, Little Rock Nine, Los Angeles, CA, US: Carl Oberholtzer, Detroit Lakes, MN US; Art Phillips, Video Arts Studios, Fargo, ND, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
294
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“Four American Presidents and One Berlin Wall”: TOP’s Got Standards!!!


Top's Lesson from Germany in Focus-Instructional Strategies highlights: content and literacy standards, focus questions, primary sources, collaborative learning, and engaging student resources! Plus.. complimentary curriculum materials! Study tour applications!

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Jackie Littlefield, Transatlantic Outreach Program, Washington, DC, US; Wood Powell, , Washington, DC, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
126
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Consuming Violence: Ancient Rome, the NFL, and "The Hunger Games"


Participants will engage in interdisciplinary, classroom-tested activities that examine the consumption of violence in Ancient Rome, the NFL, and The Hunger Games, thus complicating sports-based American identities and civic pride.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Kate Pole, University High School, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US; Amy Reiman, University High School, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
843
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Losing the Debate: Listening and Reasoning in Public Policy Discussions


A differentiated discussion that utilizes values-in-conflict to enable, promote, and encourage student analysis and empathy while discussing public policy issues.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Brennan Lazzaretto, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US; Kathleen Meeks, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
769
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Flair, Fashion, and Feminisms: Connecting Beauty Culture and Women's Rights


Take a tour of feminism, history, and beauty culture with two educators with backgrounds in history, literature, fashion, and cosmetology. Mascara and modernity, girdles and freedom, the bob, and more!

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Aimee Hendrix, Eastside Memorial High School, Austin Independent School District; Austin Community College, Austin, TX, US; Nichole Mikko Causby, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
481
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