Secondary Level-High School

Geography: Teaching with the Stars


"Headwaters to Oceans," the newest installment of the video-based professional development series, "Geography: Teaching with the Stars," features best practices in social studies, enhancing both pedagogy and content.

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

Richard Boehm, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, TX; Carmen Brysch, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, TX; Cheryl Frazier, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, TX

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
777
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Media Construction of Sustainability: Food, Water and Agriculture


This fast-paced session will model the use of engaging media decoding strategies and free online materials to integrate critical thinking into teaching about sustainability at the high school level.

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

Chris Sperry, Project Look Sharp, Ithaca, NY

Room: 
2B
session id: 
921
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Calling All National Board Certified Social Studies Teachers


All teachers or scholars interested in or holding National Board Certification in social studies are invited to this meeting. We will discuss several topics including using the NCSS Connected website.

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

Michael Yell, Hudson Middle School, Hudson, WI; Peggy Jackson, Moriarty High School, Moriarty, NM

Room: 
617
session id: 
1060
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InterACTION: Preparing Students for a Big Financial Decision


Join us as we unveil a highly interactive online mini-course from the Federal Reserve designed to build students' financial literacy and help them make an informed decision about post-secondary education.

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

Nicholas Haltom, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Richmond, VA; Jody Hoff, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Room: 
204
session id: 
775
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Innovative Hands-on Projects for Incorporating Active Learning in Your Classroom


This session presents ready-to-go lessons that engage and challenge students in collaborative activities and encourage civic participation. Through active learning, students gain the skills needed for 21st century's challenges.

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

Greg Timmons, Missoula, MT

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
812
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Cultivate Literacy Skills and Civics with C-SPAN Classroom's Online Resources


Discover how C-SPAN Classroom's free primary source materials on Congress, Campaign 2012, and public affairs enhance social studies curriculums and cultivate students' literacy, technology and research skills.

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

Joanne Wheeler, C-SPAN, Washington, DC; Pamela McGorry, C-SPAN, Washington, DC; Josh Koning, C-SPAN, Washington, DC

Room: 
201
session id: 
307
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Are Elections Democratic? Problem-Based Teaching of the Election Process


Using persistent and problematic issues found in the election process draws in student engagement creating interest in the process beyond traditional election years, while also building future citizenship skills.

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

William Busbin, Auburn High School, Auburn, AL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
406
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Promises, Promises: Consent of the Governed


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

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

Gennie Westbrook, Bill of Rights Institute, Arlington, VA

Room: 
303
session id: 
567
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Teaching Afghan History and Culture with Primary Sources


Primary Source and the Asia Society present an interactive session for middle and secondary teachers. Participants will explore a variety of content-rich primary sources for teaching Afghan history and culture.

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

Grace Norman, Asia Society, New York, New York; Liz Howald, Primary Source, Watertown, MA; Ann Marie Gleeson, Primary Source, Watertown, MA

Room: 
205
session id: 
417
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Evolution of Global Interdependence in the Indian Ocean


Global interdependence has been developing for over a millennium. This session explores the concept of interdependence and traces goods traded around the Indian Ocean that led to today's globalization.

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

Susan Douglass, Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center, Washington, DC

Room: 
201
session id: 
463
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