Secondary Level-High School

Using Inquiry Based Research to Teach Sustainability


Presentation focuses on utilizing the inquiry based learning approach to teach sustainability through environmental issues in the classroom. Examples of student led action research projects that focus on ecological concerns.

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

Bob McKitrick, Parkway North High School, St. Louis, MO; Andy Duggan, Parkway North High School, St. Louis, MO; Renee Boyd, Parkway North High School, St. Louis, MO

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
1000
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Getting Started: That First Impression


What do new teachers need for the classroom and how can they find it? Interactive discussions and practical suggestions will focus on making a positive first impression on students.

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

Sue Blanchette, Dallas Independent School District - retires, Dallas, TX

Room: 
620
session id: 
90
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Embracing the Inevitable? iPad Apps that Enhance Social Studies Curricula


This session will present strategies for locating and analyzing apps for iPads and equivalent devices vis-a-vis their suitability for social studies content, skills, and dispositions. Includes examples and counter-examples.

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

Adam Friedman, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; Thomas Hammond, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA; Philip VanFossen, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Room: 
308
session id: 
739
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The iCitizen Project: A Collaborative Journey through Social Media


College freshmen used social media to collaborate with high school juniors to examine digital citizenship. The project defined an iCitizen nationally, globally and digitally in the 21st century.

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

Marialice B.F.X. Curran, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, CT; Beth Ellen Sanders, Tarrant City Schools, Birmingham, AL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
922
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Global Classroom: Creating Educational Travel and Service Programs for Students


Learn to connect primary source curriculum to dynamic travel destinations. Create educational projects with non-profit organizations abroad. Prepare: risk-mitigation, chaperones and safety. Secure professional development credits and creative financing

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

Alethea Tyner Paradis, Friendship Tours World Travel, Santa Barbara, CA; Kevin Shertzer, Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
948
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Psychology Test Banks: Not Just for Tests Anymore!


Teachers will learn how to use Psychology test banks as a part of the formative assessment process: to diagnose misconceptions and provide specific feedback students can USE.

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

Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE

Room: 
304
session id: 
205
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Can Your Students Create a Better Budget than Congress?


Participate in the NPR Marketplace "Budget Hero" simulation adapted for classroom use. Use this hands-on activity to motivate and engage students in the federal budget process.

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

Katherine Case, Parkville High School, Baltimore County Public Schools, Towson, MD

Room: 
610
session id: 
879
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Standards-Based Grading in the Human Geography Classroom


This session will explain the use of standards-based grading in the social studies classroom using Human Geography as the model and focusing on making grading transparent and meaningful for all.

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

Molly Myers, Lindblom Math & Science Academy, Chicago, IL

Room: 
2B
session id: 
885
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Healthcare & the Supreme Court: Understanding the Case and Decision


Join Street Law for an interactive exploration of federalism and the healthcare reform case decided by the Supreme Court in 2012. Receive interactive lesson plans about these topics.

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

Megan Hanson, Street Law, Inc., Silver Spring, MD; Cara Gallagher , Riverside Brookfield High School, Ridgewood, IL

Room: 
3B
session id: 
733
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Speaking in Seattle: When Protest is Protected Speech


From the Industrial Workers of the World to Occupy Seattle, the Pacific Northwest has long witnessed political protest. What protest is protected speech? What can governmnet regulate? Teaching materials provided.

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

Jean Luckowski, University of Montana, Missoula, MT; James Lopach, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Room: 
3A
session id: 
186
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