Secondary Level-High School

Teaching Project-Based Learning with the Who Speaks? Digital Archive


Attendees will explore the Who Speaks for the Negro? digital archive with a focus on project-based learning using primary sources. Strong connections will be made to Common Core Standards.

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

Mona Frederick, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, US; Andrew Hostetler, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, US; Miriam Martin, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
52
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Teaching Foreign Policy in AP Government: A Common Core Approach


Discussion of approaches for teaching foreign policy powers including ways to help students apply literacy and critical thinking skills in understanding congressional and presidential roles in developing 21st century policies.

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

Kimberly Siracuse, Ashland High School, Ashland, OH, US; William Tinkler, The College Board, Duluth, GA, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
619
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ALL Students Can Make Democracy Work! An Inclusive Legislative Experience


Experience this legislative simulation featured in the Civic Mission of Schools “No Excuses” report. Walk away with common core materials and inclusion techniques that facilitate C3 success.

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

Mary Ellen Daneels, Community High School, West Chicago, IL, US; Lisa Willuweit, Community High School, West Chicago, IL, US

Room: 
263
session id: 
847
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100 Years of Adventures in the Economy: The Federal Reserve


One hundred years of Federal Reserve adventures--expansions, recessions, gas shortages, unemployment, the Great Inflation, the Great Stagnation, the financial meltdown and recovery--you can't make this stuff up!

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

Barb Flowers, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, US; Gloria Guzman, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta-Miami Branch, Miami, FL, US; Karen Kokernak, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond-Baltimore Branch, Baltimore, MD, US; Julie Kornegay, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta-Birmingham Branch, Birmingham, AL, US; Jackie Morgan, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta-Nashville Branch, Nashville, TN

Room: 
275
session id: 
90
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Chocolate, Water and Other Life Essentials:  Global Perspectives in Action


Highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of essential questions, this presentation will feature exemplar lessons from social studies teachers and a science teacher from the Teachers For Global Classrooms Class of 2013.

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

Michael Baer, South Adams High School, Berne, IN, US; John Siegrist, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US; Julie Wakefield, McQueen High School, Reno, NV, US

Room: 
127
session id: 
491
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Can You Say Hallelujah? Teaching about Religion in Schools


What can be taught about religion in public schools? How can religion be integrated to promote tolerance and global awareness? We’ll share ideas for games, discussion, and activities! Materials provided.

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

Russell Binkley, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, US; James Daly, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, US; Melissa Marks, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Greensburg, PA, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
26
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The Mind as a Gateway to Learning


Biology, cognitive load, mindfulness, stress, and anxiety all have an impact on learning. Find out what researchers are discovering about these connections.

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

Peter Masciopinto, Glen Brook South High School, Glenview, IL, US; Hilary Rosenthal, Bolingbrook, IL

Room: 
262
session id: 
422
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Socratic Seminar for Social Justice Conversation


Socratic Seminar is facilitated discussion that teaches students to ask questions, engage in dialogue, and to understand complex content. It's an excellent way to engage in issues of social justice.

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

Brian Gibbs, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
447
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What are They Singing about? Musicians sometimes Know the Past


Popular music often addresses the issues of today. Yet, some songs tell the story of past historical events that correspond to primary source documents from that time period.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Brent Chowen, Brigham Young University--Hawaii, Laie, HI, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
798
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Making Invisible History Visible


How can students get involved in finding "untold stories" about African American History? This session helps schools engage students in civic learning experiences that center around preserving African American history.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

John Moore, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, US; Barry Thomas, Omaha Public Schools, Omaha, NE, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
827
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