Secondary Level-High School

Connecting Cultures: When Students are the Teachers


With enthusiasm and 21st century communication skills, students of the Preserve America Youth Summits have expanded the relevance of historic properties in our schools and communities, and made a difference!

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

Michelle Pearson, Hulstrom Options School, Broomfield, CO; Ann Pritzlaff, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO

Room: 
616
session id: 
273
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Be Your Own Publisher: Better Classroom Materials through ePUBs


Customize your own teaching materials! New software, mobile devices and online publishing allow you to produce and share amazing resources specific to your content and students. Useful for all grades.

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

Glenn Wiebe, ESSDACK, Hutchinson, KS

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
87
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Folded but Not Mutilated: Teaching AP Psychology in One Semester!


How to cram everything in and still have fun! Innovative ways to use every moment you have to teach multiple aspects of psychology at the same time!Really!

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

Beth Scully, Clear Springs High School, League City, TX

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
341
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Making Primary Sources Accessible to Struggling Readers and English Learners


Primary sources are often inaccessible to struggling readers and English learners. This session offers practical strategies to help these students comprehend and critically interact with these invaluable social studies resources.

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

Aimee Alexander-Shea, Eastern Oregon University, Gresham, OR; Jason O'Brien, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

Room: 
620
session id: 
93
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society


Rho Kappa will be exhibited to participants to encourage beginning a charter. Participants will learn how to charter their chapter and be given a packet of materials to do so.

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

Linda Massey, NCSS Rho Kappa Honor Society Advisory Chair, Dallas, TX

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
1053
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Analogy: the Overlooked Device in Effective Political Cartoons


Political cartoons on Canadian-American relations, found in Canadian newspapers from 1864 to the present, use analogies as the "hook" to attract the viewer's attention and effectively make a point.

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

Charles Hou, , Burnaby, BC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
470
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Interpreting Historical Events through the Lens of Psychological Science


This workshop will engage participants in interpreting historical events from different psychological perspectives. Attendees will learn how psychological principles apply to the human experiences surrounding the Thoku and Haiti earthquakes.

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

Kent Korek, Germantown High School, Germantown, WI; Maureen McCarthy, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

Room: 
203
session id: 
193
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The Secret History of U.S. Relations with Latin America


Explore the story you don't know. Join the Department of State for an eye-opening journey into our relations with Latin America. This session will change your perspective and your mind!

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

Lynne Wagner, Cranston East High School, Cranston, RI; Susan Holly, U.S. Department of State, Office of the Historian, Washington, DC

Room: 
212
session id: 
435
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Current Events in the Digital Classroom: Teaching Beyond the Whiteboard


Learn to use digital technology and social media to get your students excited about global news and extend your civics curriculum while helping students avoid the pitfalls of the Web.

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

Veronica Majerol, Scholastic Inc., New York, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
453
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Lateral Power: Geography of the Third Industrial Revolution


The first two Industrial Revolutions are well known. Now connect and map the Third Industrial Revolution. Witness lateral power's influence on your students, your teaching and our world.

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

Scott Stetson Allen, Colorado Geographic Alliance (COGA), Louisville, CO; Matt T. DiCarlo, Monarch High School, Louisville, CO

Room: 
206
session id: 
322
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