Secondary Level-High School

Putting Bloom's Taxonomy to Rest


This influential framework has crippled the teaching of thinking and subject matter in social studies for decades. The session explains the problem and offers an alternative approach and sample resources.

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

Roland Case, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia

Room: 
308
session id: 
346
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Being We the People: Engaging Students Across Cultures


Using the National Constitution Center's international program, Being We the People as a case study, participants will look a new ways to engage students across cultures using multimedia platforms.

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

Kerry Sautner, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA; Kathleen Maher, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA

Room: 
205
session id: 
758
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Over the River, Through the Woods: Human Migration and Topography


Participants will experience a lesson analyzing the influence of topography on early transportation routes, comparing and contrasting patterns of movement during the westward expansion.

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

Debby Swope, Grace Christian Schools, Medford, OR

Room: 
615
session id: 
637
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Territorial Claims and Geographical Naming Issues on the Pacific Rim


The political geography of the Pacific Rim includes territorial claims and geographical naming. Diplomatic and national interests spotlight the Spratly Islands and sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.

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

Joseph Stoltman, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Jongnam Choi, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

Room: 
616
session id: 
954
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Teaching about the World's Largest Trade Relationship


Classroom study of globalization and economic interdependence must consider our most important trade partner—Canada. This PowerPoint overview explains economic principles, explores issues, and shares methodology and resources.

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

Paul Storer, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Room: 
603
session id: 
379
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I Dreamed of Africa: Culture, Experience, and Geographic Perspective


I surveyed pre-service teachers to understand how culture and experience influence perceptions of Africa. The results demonstrate the persistence of misconceptions of Africa, despite the prevalence of world history courses.

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

Hannah Kim, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
612
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The History Lab: Building Your Digital Toolbox


Fill your toolbox with resources that will encourage your students to interact with history like never before. Bring your laptop and walk away with ideas you can use on Monday.

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

Angela Cunningham, Bullitt County Public Schools, Shepherdsville, Kentucky

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
785
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Click, Learn, and Teach: Professional Development for Econ Teachers


The Atlanta and St. Louis Feds have developed online professional development for teachers. The result is a package that includes both content and pedagogy. Best of all, it's free!

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

Scott Wolla, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; Lesley Mace, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jacksonville Branch, Jacksonville, FL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
176
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Preview of the Supreme Court's Term


This session gives participants an opportunity to analyze two cases argued before but not yet decided by the U.S. Supreme Court this term. Supreme Court Summer Institute information provided.

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

Lee Arbetman, Street Law,Inc., Silver Spring, MD; Megan Hanson, Street Law,Inc., Reno, NV

Room: 
3B
session id: 
79
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Silk Roads Trade: Explaining the Rules of the Road


In less than an hour, this simulation will have your students completely comprehending the economics of the Silk Roads and the voyages of exploration. Complete simulation included for participants.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Michael Vogler, Coconino High School Flagstaff Unified School District, Flagstaff, AZ

Room: 
602
session id: 
433
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