Secondary Level-High School

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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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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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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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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