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Psychology and Sports: Relevance and Complex Issues


Why is batting .389 as significant as batting .422? Does the Wonderlict Test have predictive validity? Why are fans fanatical? Hormones, home runs, LSD, and the curious case of Doc Ellis.

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

Sean Tischler, Salesianum School, Wilmington, DE, US

Room: 
262
session id: 
205
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The Psychology of Genocide


Millions of people have died in genocides around the world. Delve into the human psyche, exploring our capacity for committing genocide, as well as rescuing others from genocide.

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

Sara Cohan, The Genocide Education Project, San Francisco, CA, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
706
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Voices of Civil Rights: Students' Collecting/Publishing Oral History Interviews


Students/teachers from historic Central High share the process of collecting, editing, and publishing family interviews on civil and human rights--Mapping the Road to Change: Insights on Prejudice and Acceptance.

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

Abhilasha Gokulan, Little Rock Central High Memory Project Team, Little Rock, AR, US; Sally Goldman, Little Rock Central High Team, Little Rock, AR, US; Ginny Greer, Little Rock Central High Memory Project Team, Little Rock, AR, US; Errick Jackson, Little Rock Central High Memory Project Team, Little Rock, AR, US; Keith Richardson, Little Rock Central High Memory Project Team, Little Rock, AR, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
941
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Economics of Climate Change: Guiding Students to a Sustainable Future


This session provides teachers with tools for introducing students to the economics behind climate change using wikis, role-play, and primary source analysis. No economics experience necessary! Leave ready to teach!

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

Jill Beccaris-Pescatore, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA, US; Jessica Schocker, Pennsylvania State University: Berks, Reading, PA, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
841
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The US in the Global World: Late 19th Century


Examine economic, population, military, and political connections of the US in the world in the late 19th century. Explore map, graphic, and writing assignments with content specific connections.

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

James (Jim) Litle, NC School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC, US; Virginia (Ginger) Wilson, NC School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
414
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Responding to Controversies: Government and Citizens' Rights


Healthcare, gun control, same-sex marriage - - these are issues facing America. Learn how to construct norms for deliberation and effectively facilitate discussions of controversial issues within your own classroom.

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

Mary Beth Henning, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, US; Teresa Kruger, Belvidere North High School, Belvidere, IL, US

Room: 
264
session id: 
520
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Beyond the Walls of Your Government Class


Turn your government classroom into an exciting civics lab to teach Common Core and the workings of government. Empower students to take action on issues they care about.

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

Keri Doggett, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, US

Room: 
263
session id: 
347
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Rosenbergs on Trial: Using Federal Trials to Teach History


This session will explore primary sources related to the landmark case U.S. v. Rosenberg, and discuss how to incorporate federal trials into the classroom. Participants will receive resources for use with students.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, US; Bruce Ragsdale, Federal Judicial Center, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
610
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War? Showing Different Historical Perspectives with a Simulation


Attendees will participate in a simulation with the decision being should they go to war? The simulation will then be put into historical perspective, which might be surprising!

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Tom Barker, University of Kanass, Lawrence, KS, US; Leah Jardine, South High School, Salina, KS, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
136
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Waves of Global Change: Holistic Model for Teaching World History


Five waves of historical change provide the organization for this “big picture,” holistic model for teaching world history. Easily grasped by students and teachers, and readily adapted to the classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Denise Ames, Center for Global Awareness, Albuquerque, NM, US; Nancy Harmon, Center for Global Awareness, Albuquerque, NM, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
711
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