Secondary Level-High School

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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Picture This: Exploring Cultural Geography through Photovoice


Photovoice is an approach where students take photographs to document their interest / understanding of a concept. This presentation explores how to use photographs to engage students and promote activism.

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

Julie McGaha, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
729
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U.S. Foreign Policy & Global Issues: Student-to-Student Deliberation Format


Encourage students to think critically, voice views productively and weigh U.S. foreign policy and global issues from multiple perspectives. Participants will practice strategies and discuss classroom applications. Handouts.

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

Deb Hutton, Center for the Study of Global Change at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Kevin Zupin, Winamac Community High School, Winamac, IN

Room: 
308
session id: 
280
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21st Century Citizenship - Innovative Practices for Today's World


Come see how the Partnership for 21st Century Skills has teamed up with the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools and NCSS to re-energize "citizenship" for the 21st Century.

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

Michelle Herczog, Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, CA; Helen Soule, Partnership for 21st Century Skills, Washington, DC; Ted McConnell, Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools, Washington, DC; Susan Griffin, National Council for the Social Studies, Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
3A
session id: 
274
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History Alive: Civil Rights through Documentary Storytelling and Primary Sources


Through screening and discussion of a 30-minute documentary on civil rights educator John A. Stokes, new ideas will be offered in teaching civic engagement through use of primary sources.

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

Sam Hampton, Hampton Consulting & Film, Alexandria, VA; John Stokes, Lanham, MD; Kirsten Hampton, Hampton Consulting & Film, Alexandria, VA; Robert Green, Clemson University, Clemson, SC; Justin Reed, Robert Russa Moton Museum, Farmville, VA

Room: 
606
session id: 
559
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The Global Market for Energy


New technology and changing attitudes toward fossil fuels, nuclear,and green energy are changing the global energy market. What is the impact on US and Global economy?

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

Susan Kizer, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch, Houston, TX

Room: 
613
session id: 
448
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Integrating LGBTQ Topics into the Social Studies Curriculum


The presenters will provide session attendees with various teaching methods for incorporating LGBTQ topics into the social studies classroom with a focus on teaching for equity in a democratic society.

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

Nathan Taylor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Brad Maguth, University of Akron, Akron, OH

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
181
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