Secondary Level-High School

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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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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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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Textbook, Technology, Stories and Sources: Creating a Historical Learning Package


We often see sources and or technology as alternatives to the tyranny of the history textbook. This session looks at practical ways to blend these resources into powerful learning packages.

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

Stephanie van Hover, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
708
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Differentiating Instruction To Address Social Justice and Diversity In Curriculum


To effectuate learning by differentiating instruction for struggling learners, using culturally relevant curriculum; designed to introduce social justice within history courses as inclusive, interesting, and enjoyable reading of historical texts

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

Ayisha Benham, Hercules High School, Hercules, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
1024
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Hook, Line and Sinker: Experiential Exercises Grab Attention


Attendees will participate in experiential exercises in absolutism, segregation, communism, capitalism and industrialization for all history classes. Participants will receive a template for creating experiential exercises for multiple concepts.

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

Betta Borrelli, Georgia College, Macon, GA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
65
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Dynamic History Lessons Using the Common Core


Many districts across the country are transitioning to the Common Core curriculum. Learn how the Common Core can help develop engaging, rich lessons to boost skills and excitement about history.

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

Lindsey Cafarella, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
109
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