Secondary Level-High School

"Under God": Examining the Historic Change to the Pledge


The Pledge of Allegiance celebrates its 120th anniversary this year but “under God” has only been included since 1954. Why has this brief phrase been the focus of such scrutiny?

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

Eric Groce, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC; Tina Heafner, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Room: 
613
session id: 
71
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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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Building Global Competency in the Classroom through Intercultural Exchanges


Global citizenship is a key 21st century skill to succeed in our interdependent society. This session discusses nontraditional ways to promote global competencies through exchanges in/out of the classroom.

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

Tonya Muro Phillips, AFS Intercultural Programs USA, New York, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
177
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Face to Faith: Teaching Global Citizenship in an Interdependent World


An inter-active exploration of Face to Faith, an innovative global education initiative that uses videoconferencing and online community to connect students ages 12-17 directly with their peers in 17 countries.

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

Charles Haynes, First Amendment Center, Washington, DC; Cory Davis, Lewis and Clark High School, Spokane, WA

Room: 
2A
session id: 
293
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My Economic System is Better Than Yours: Asia vs. America


Since the Great Recession, Anglo-Saxon capitalism has been challenged by statist Asian models. Using primary sources, participants will evaluate key indicators to judge which model serves its citizens better.

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

Omer Alptekin, Arlington High School, LaGrangeville, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
877
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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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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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