Secondary Level-High School

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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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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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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Migrants, Mothers, and Museums: The Great Depression on Exhibit


Three Teaching American History grant teachers share their research findings regarding a collection of Depression-era sources and creative ideas for using photographs, documents, and maps to create a classroom museum.

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

Christi Carlson, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, US; Heather Walker, Williams High School, Flagstaff, AZ, US; Lori Wright, Coconino High School, Flagstaff, AZ, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
779
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Hit Songs Down the Ages: Using Music to Teach History


Make your classroom come alive with the sound of music. Music helps students learn world and U.S. history and helps teachers engage a class. Free resources provided. Bring your ears!

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

Davis Hartwell, Cheverus High School, Portland, ME, US; Stuart Tisdale, Cheverus High School, Portland, ME, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
475
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SLAM Dunk: Integrating Social Studies, Visual Arts and Common Core


Examine interrelated cultural issues in history and art using the Saint Louis Art Museum (SLAM) collection. Develop techniques for sharpening students' visual literacy skills through extended observation and interpretative exercises.

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

Jennifer Doyle, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, US

Room: 
263
session id: 
784
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Behavior in Historical Proportions! Applying Psychology to your Global Curriculum


Explore practical applications of psychology in your social studies classroom utilizing psychological principles and studies to enhance contextual understanding of historical events and personalities with insightful and engaging activities.

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

Craig Burguiere, Red Hook Central School District, Red Hook, NY, US; Ron Dombrowski, Red Hook Central School District, Red Hook, NY, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
809
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Preserving American Freedom: Primary Sources to Teach History and ELA


Preserving American Freedom, a new digital resource, explores U.S. history and civics through primary sources. Come learn how its design fosters teaching reading and writing in the social studies classroom.

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

Beth Twiss Houting, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
408
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How to Select and Frame Historical and Contemporary Controversies to Promote High-Quality Discussion


Discussions that promote powerful learning about public issues need to be focused on important questions that help students explore core concepts, weigh empirical evidence, and deliberate tensions among core values.

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

Christopher Esposito, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
549
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How to Maintain Curriculum Currency in a Constantly-Changing World


Sample lesson plans integrating traditional literature, social media, online collaborative and content-curating tools help teachers meet the challenges of currency and student engagement by examining today’s democracy movements in the Middle East and North Africa.

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

Denise Altobello, Trinity Episcopal School, New Orleans, LA, US; Jenny Velasquez, Trinity Episcopal School, New Orleans, LA, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
628
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