Secondary Level-High School

"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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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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“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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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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Peace in the Classroom: Strategies for International Understanding


Teachers from the 2013 NCTA Peace Studies Japan Study Tour discuss strategies for enabling middle and high school students to examine issues from various perspectives.

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

Anne Prescott, Five College Center for East Asian Studies, Northampton, MA, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
512
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Fun Engagement in the Psych Classroom


Incorporate fun in your psych class by using engaging activities to enhance your students’ comprehension of major psychology concepts. A wide variety of exciting lessons are presented, discussed and shared.

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

Matt Ferguson, Mountain Brook High School, Birmingham, AL, US; Christie Morman, Homwood High School, Birmingham, AL, US

Room: 
104
session id: 
231
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Security or Separation? Analyzing the West Bank Barrier through Soccer


This presentation seeks to contextualize the West Bank Barrier in both Israeli and Palestinian societies and uses soccer to understand the multiple narratives that exist in the conflict.

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

Elisheva Cohen, Portland State University, Portland, OR, US

Room: 
127
session id: 
391
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American Dream: "Seabiscuit," "Hoop Dreams," "A League of Their Own"


Explore how to help students analyze the timeless American Dream messages in sports films. Sports provide a window into history, showcase social issues, and are a metaphor for life.

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

Kent Willmann, University of Colorado - School of Education, Longmont, CO, US

Room: 
262
session id: 
38
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Birmingham Then and Now: Digital Oral Histories as Learning Tools


Recognizing the 50th anniversary of events of 1963, participants will examine a collection of Birmingham, Alabama's oral histories and utilize digital storytelling tools to capture oral histories of today.

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

Rhonda Rush, Homewood City Schools, Homewood, AL, US; Megan Williams, Homewood City Schools, Homewood, AL, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
192
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