Secondary Level-High School

Using Technology to Explore Japan's History and Society


This workshop introduces innovative online resources for high school and distance learning teachers about Japan. Lecture clips, lesson plans, and an interactive online forum for teachers will be presented.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Waka Takahashi Brown, Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), Stanford, CA; Naomi Funahashi, Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), Stanford, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
328
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Writing a Simulation - How to Engage a Diverse Group


This presentation by two high school history teachers will help practitioners identify the key elements of a simulation, as well as the ways to differentiate preparatory readings and role responsibilities.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Laura Robb, Chief Sealth International High School, Seattle, WA; Pamela Mushen, Chief Sealth International High School, Seattle, WA

Room: 
204
session id: 
410
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I'm Not a Reading Teacher, I'm a Social Studies Teacher!


How do I teach reading without professional development to attain mastery of the reading process? This high energy hands-on workshop will provide strategies to develop comprehension, vocabulary and fluency.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Heidi Trexler, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA; Justin Reese, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA; Lisa Hardwig, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA; Donald Dodson, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA

Room: 
2A
session id: 
939
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Graphic Organizers That Work: Helping All Students Connect to Text


Helping students connect to text is challenging. Participants will create and use graphic organizers that improve student comprehension and make content more meaningful. Walk away with ready-to-use strategies and resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Lisa McCulley, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; Colby Hall, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; Angie Davis, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
1001
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Free Professional Development for All from the Library of Congress


Learn about the Library's unique make-and-take professional development system centered on building inquiry-based learning experiences that integrate primary sources into a variety of content areas. For building or district level.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Meg Steele, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Anne Savage, Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Room: 
212
session id: 
1058
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Contagion, Quarantines, and Cures in History: Case Study, Eurasian Frontier


Historical efforts to control, contain, and cure the spread of disease have affected international relations and domestic political/social policies. The juncture of Asia and Europe provides an important case study.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Lisa Adeli, University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Tucson, AZ

Room: 
613
session id: 
43
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Evidence-Based Argumentation: Student-Centered Social Studies Classrooms


Evidence-Based Argumentation is a student-centered teaching technique that builds argumentation skills in all disciplines. The workshop will highlight the importance of student-centered teaching and engage participants in several EBA activities.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Steve Stein, Boston Debate League, Boston, MA

Room: 
201
session id: 
462
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Your Best Evaluation EVER! Using Inquiry in Social Studies


Not only do your students benefit from inquiry, but so will your teacher evaluation! Presenters will show how inquiry aligns to the Marzano and Danielson evaluation frameworks and Common Core.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Chris Capadona, Chandler Unified School District, Chandler, AZ; Nel Capadona, Chandler Unified School District, Chandler, AZ

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
616
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Using Digital Media to Promote Literacy, Inquiry and Civic Engagement


Early career teachers link students' enthusiasm for digital media with literacy, inquiry and civic engagement beyond the classroom through Web 2.0 tools: webquests, wikis, websites, blogs, social networking.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Gayle Thieman, Portland State University, Portland, OR; Kjerstin Brinton, Portland State Unviersity, Portland, OR; Geoffrey Stuckart, Central Catholic High School, Portland, OR; Nicholas Verbon, Portland State University, Portland, OR; Jeffrey Fuller, Portland State University, Portland, OR

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
715
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Teaming in Social Studies Classrooms:Co-teaching and Course Teams Across Levels


Teams can be a powerful tool in the Social Studies classroom. This presentation will focus on the benefits of co-teaching and course teams for both students and teachers.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Michelle Mullis, North Gwinnett High School, Suwanee, GA; Holly Smith, North Gwinnett High Shool, Suwanee, GA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
849
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