Secondary Level-High School

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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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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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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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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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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