Secondary Level-High School

Can Your Students Create a Better Budget than Congress?


Participate in the NPR Marketplace "Budget Hero" simulation adapted for classroom use. Use this hands-on activity to motivate and engage students in the federal budget process.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Katherine Case, Parkville High School, Baltimore County Public Schools, Towson, MD

Room: 
610
session id: 
879
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Standards-Based Grading in the Human Geography Classroom


This session will explain the use of standards-based grading in the social studies classroom using Human Geography as the model and focusing on making grading transparent and meaningful for all.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Molly Myers, Lindblom Math & Science Academy, Chicago, IL

Room: 
2B
session id: 
885
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Healthcare & the Supreme Court: Understanding the Case and Decision


Join Street Law for an interactive exploration of federalism and the healthcare reform case decided by the Supreme Court in 2012. Receive interactive lesson plans about these topics.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Megan Hanson, Street Law, Inc., Silver Spring, MD; Cara Gallagher , Riverside Brookfield High School, Ridgewood, IL

Room: 
3B
session id: 
733
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Civics and the NAEP: Are We Testing What We're Teaching?


Results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress suggest that students persistently fail to achieve proficiency in civics. Could this stem from a mismatch between content standards and test questions?

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Robert Madden, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
659
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Speaking in Seattle: When Protest is Protected Speech


From the Industrial Workers of the World to Occupy Seattle, the Pacific Northwest has long witnessed political protest. What protest is protected speech? What can governmnet regulate? Teaching materials provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Jean Luckowski, University of Montana, Missoula, MT; James Lopach, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Room: 
3A
session id: 
186
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Debating The U.S. Constitution in a Vibrant Democracy


James Madison Fellows share effective classroom teacher-developed lessons fostering critical thinking skills while engaging students in civil discourse when considering Constitutional issues of social justice and diversity in American society.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Ken DeMasi, James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation, Mesa, AZ

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
591
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