Secondary Level-High School

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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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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Historical Thinking, Media Literacy, and Common Core in 4-12 Instruction


We present how one rural district's 3-12 social studies faculty took advantage of Universal Design for Learning and the Common Core Standards to become teachers of literacy and historiography.

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

Grant Miller, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, US; Darrell Dexter, Egyptian School District, Tamms, IL, US; Robert Lannorn, Egyptian School District, Tamms, IL, US; Jamie Nash-Mayberry, Shawnee High School, Wolf Lake, IL

Room: 
267
session id: 
640
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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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