Secondary Level-High School

Genetics Gets Personal: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Genetics


High school students belong to the first generation that will have easy access to information about their DNA. How will this impact our society and how can we prepare students?

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

Lauren Tomaselli, Harvard Medical School - Personal Genetics Education Project, Boston, MA, US

Room: 
127
session id: 
611
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Equality in History: Literacy, Great Persons and Primary Sources Intersect


Garrison, Brown and Douglass. King and Alabama clergymen. Come learn about the nation’s ongoing dialogue about equality and social justice from the perspective of historical figures and their writings.

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

Tom Barker, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Joe O'Brien, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Tina Ellsworth, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
295
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Predicting US Supreme Court Decisions: The Case for Same-Sex Marriage


This interactive session analyzes historic efforts to extend full and equal civil rights through the US Supreme Court with a focus on the case for same-sex marriage. Handouts provided.

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

Robert Bailey, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US; Kenneth Carano, Western Oregon University, Salem, OR, US; Barbara Cruz, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US

Room: 
242
session id: 
50
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Affirmative Action – Reverse Discrimination, Social Justice, or Equal Protection


How do Supreme Court decisions regarding equal protection in the past affect our society today, and shape our society tomorrow?

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

Gennie Westbrook, Bill of Rights Institute, Arlington, VA, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
362
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Government, Assessments, and Common Core: How to Balance it All!


This session provides FREE lesson plans, activities, and simulations on flash drives designed to improve content reading and cognitive skills to raise student achievement on state and national exams.

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

Jessica Jordan, Springfield Public Schools, Springfield, MO, US; Russ Sackreiter, The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education, Columbia, MO, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
533
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Economics beyond Advanced Placement: Literacy and Reasoning Skills for College Preparedness


Economics is a way of thinking that goes beyond the AP exam. Teachers have the means of developing key literacy skills to enhance student preparedness for the rigors of college.

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

Derek Hoovel, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US; Elaine X. Marinakos, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
700
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The Power of Place: Technology which Enhances a Global Classroom


Explore technology resources that showcase the concept of place in the classroom. 21st-century tools, archival resources, and hands-on activities will illuminate clear connections to the global world for students.

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

Michelle Pearson, History Colorado and Walden University, Denver, CO, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
849
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Creating a Student-Centered Social Studies Classroom Using Socratic Seminar


SSocratic Seminar is an instructional strategy that fosters authentic teaching and learning by addressing the Common Core in a way that promotes a meaningful relationship between student and text.

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

Lydia Loureiro, Dwight D. Eisenhower High School, Blue Island, IL, US; Jennifer McMillan, Dwight D. Eisenhower High School, Blue Island, IL, US; Meghan Sisk, Dwight D. Eisenhower High School, Blue Island, IL, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
175
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30 for 30: Sports Documentaries to Engage in Social History


Come learn about ways to integrate ESPN's documentary series "30 for 30" to teach about issues, trends, people, and events that transformed the national landscape over the last forty years.

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

Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
160
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Captioning the Past: Museum Visits into Online Gallery Exhibits


Encourage your students to think critically about museum exhibits by using technology to create an online gallery of inquiry. Detailed lesson ideas and instructions for digital immigrants and natives.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Rhonda Gambill, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
641
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