Secondary Level-High School

Using C-SPAN to Engage and Inform your Students


Discover how C-SPAN Classroom’s free primary source materials on Congress, American history, and public affairs enhance social studies curriculum and cultivate students’ critical thinking skills to promote informed citizenship.

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

Joshua Koning, C-SPAN, Washington, DC, US; Pamela McGorry, C-SPAN, Washington, DC, US; Joanne Wheeler, C-SPAN, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
712
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Using Digital Geo-Tools to Teach Disciplinary Literacy in Social Studies


Attendees will explore three ways of encouraging disciplinary literacy using readily accessible geospatial tools. Attendees will use these tools to develop projects with connections to Common Core Standards for literacy.

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

Ty Hollett, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, US; Andrew Hostetler, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
63
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Teaching Historical, Geographical, and Environmental Perspectives on Climate Change


Controversial topics offer opportunities to integrate multiple aspects of social studies. Incorporate assessment of natural systems and human choices in history with analysis and civic engagement to discuss climate change.

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

Rebecca Theobald, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
554
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A Classroom They’ll Remember: Creating Engaged Citizens while Incorporating the Common Core


Standards getting in the way of teaching what’s really important in social studies? Build the bridge between Common Core and civic engagement. Leave with ready-to-use strategies, handouts and free curriculum.

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

Anthony Pennay, The Annenberg Presidential Learning Center at the Reagan Foundation, Simi Valley, CA, US; Janet Tran, The Annenberg Presidential Learning Center at the Reagan Foundation, Simi Valley, CA, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
403
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Remembering Newtown: Memorialization, Collective Memory, and a National Historic Narrative


How are we remembering and memorializing the events in Newtown? How do we balance memorializing the individuals, with a broader national collective memory of the event?

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

Stephen Armstrong, West Hartford Public Schools, West Hartford, CT, US; Keith Barton, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Diana Hess, The Spencer Foundation, Chicago, IL, US; Alan Marcus, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, US; Simone Schweber, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, US

Room: 
274
session id: 
986
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Engaging Multi-Literacies with Holocaust Survivor Testimony


Teachers will be introduced to methods of engaging students in multi-literacies through the use of Holocaust survivor testimony and Web 2.0 tools that can be personalized for each teacher’s classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Teresa Bergstrom, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US; Brandon Haas, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US; Tracy Tilotta, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US

Room: 
267
session id: 
60
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Digital Alternatives to Textbooks: What are my Options


Digital resources are poised to replace the traditional textbook in your classroom. Come to learn about options available to you in the areas of U.S. and World History.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Aaron Willis, Social Studies School Service, Culver City, CA, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
396
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Getting Down to the Core: Analyzing and Developing Arguments


Practice effective and proven strategies to assist students in identifying the core components of argumentative writing and making explicit and clear connections between claims, reasoning, evidence, and counterclaims, as outlined in the Common Core State Standards.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Sarah Brown, Spanish Springs High School, Sparks, NV, US; Angela Orr, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV, US

Room: 
104
session id: 
472
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The 9/11 Dilemma—What Students Know about September 11


What do our students know about the events of September 11, 2001? What should they know, and why? This workshop provides strategies to address a cataclysmic event in U.S. history.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Christy Holt, Manatee County Public Schools, Bradenton, FL, US; Mark Pearcy, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
823
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How Did We Get Here? Tackling Race, Opportunity, and Achievement


Illuminates historical context for “achievement gap” and equally-troubling civic empowerment gap, modeling how to have safe productive conversations about race, achievement, and intelligence and equipping participants to avoid “oppressive pedagogy.”

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Sanda Balaban, Facing History and Ourselvs, New York, NY, US; Steven Becton, Facing History and Ourselves, Memphis, TN, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
861
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