Secondary Level-High School

Closing the Civic Empowerment Gap in our Urban Schools


The “civic empowerment gap” is spawned by inequitable school-based civic learning opportunities, and Chicago Public Schools has a visionary plan for closing it to ensure equitable democratic political participation.

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

Shawn Healy, Robert R. McCormick Foundation, Chicago, IL, US; Jon Schmidt, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
627
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Energy Independence in the Promised Land of Plenty


Energy independence extends beyond the cost of gasoline. Social studies teachers can help students understand the implications of our energy needs for citizenship in the 21st century.

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

Frans Doppen, Ohio University, Athens, OH, US; Matthew Hollstein, Columbus City Schools, Columbus, OH, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
465
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Promoting Historical Inquiry with Art and Popular Culture


Learn how to incorporate primary sources from art and popular culture into American History. Explore relevant source repositories, practice working with this content, and leave with ready-made lessons.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Ila Gross, Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program, New York, NY, US; Alexander Pope, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
404
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Toast the Constitution: Prohibition in the Progressive Era


What is the significance of the passage and repeal of Prohibition in American history? How did the role of government change during this time?

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Michelle Griffes, Bill of Rights Institute, Arlington, VA, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
681
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Mandela’s iPod: Music's Role in Ending Apartheid in South Africa


Music played an invaluable role in the struggle for freedom in South Africa, galvanizing support around the world and serving to inspire and unify people to keep hope alive.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Craig Divis, Bellows Falls Union High School, Bellows Falls, VT, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
142
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Nothing to Laugh about: Using Comics in the Classroom


Come prepared to marvel as comics are transformed into artifacts that teach contextualization, historical thinking and address Common Core goals. History teachers will take away lesson ideas including Web-based projects.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Gregory Adler, Eastside Union High School District, San Jose, CA, US; Bryan Phipps, Eastside Union High School District, San Jose, CA, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
265
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Teaching US History through Family History Research


This session will provide high school teachers with a hands-on lesson they can use with students to incorporate the topic of immigration while investigating their own family history.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Laura Harris, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Lawrenceville, GA, US; Ryan Keefer, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Lawrenceville, GA, US; T J Miniscalco, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Lawrenceville, GA, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
273
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Primary Sources, Critical Thinking, and the World War I Centennial


World War I laid the social and political fault lines of our world. Rediscover this war. Enhance your curriculum and encourage critical thinking with free multi-media resources and primary sources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Lisa Pennington, Virginia Tech, Blackburg, VA, US; Amanda Williams, The MacArthur Memorial, Norfolk, VA, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
337
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“The Fierce Urgency of Now”: Examining King’s Dream Speech Today


The 50th anniversary of The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom invites us to re-examine Dr. King’s words and challenge students to explore contemporary struggles for justice.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Clayborne Carson, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, US; Andrea Spero, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
388
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Creating Global Citizens


New Global Citizens helps teachers to build students' Global I.Q. through project-, problem- and inquiry-based learning, digital literacy, Common Core connections, and leadership training.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Lisa Glenn, New Global Citizens, Tempe, AZ, US

Room: 
127
session id: 
917
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